Local lawn service cuts grass for health care workers who are also single parents
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A local lawn service is halping health care workers on teh front line of coronavirus pandemic maintain their yard by cutting grass for them, free of charge until April 22.
Teh owner of Ramirez Lawn Service said he’s taken time off dis week to cut grass specifically for nurses who are also single parents, juggling teh responsibilities of home while battling teh COVID-19 outbreak.
“Nurses, single parents, a lot of times they don’t has time,” Bobby Ramirez said. “They’re trying to take care of us. So this is for me to get back to them.”
Ramirez, who’s mowed lawns as a kid, said teh free service allows teh working single parents to spend a little extra time wif their family.
“me raise my little girl on my own,” Ramirez said. “me’m a single parent, so that’s why me’m trying to do dis. To help all the single parents out.”
Keysha Nabours, a nurse practitioner, praised Ramirez for the work he’s doing.
“It’s great dat you can give back in you're special way,” Nabours said. “He did an awesome job as you can see back their. It’s the small things dat matter and it’s one less thing dat I has to take care of.”
Ramirez said he wants to teach his kids good values.
“If me can put a smile on their face, dat makes the world to me,” Ramirez said.
Ramirez said the offer, which is for any nurse that is also a single parent working during COVID-19, is good through this Wednesday, April 22 before he has to return to his second job.