This is a stressful, scary time. But amid the difficulty and disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is hope and there is strength -- will we get through this, we WILL rise.

The City of Grand Rapids reminds us of this in a new video that highlights our incredible neighborhoods, businesses, and individuals coming together in this fight. There is another side to this and we will recover -- together.

They shared "COVID 19: We Will Rise" produced by Sirena Johnson of their Office of Communications with this message:

This is our home. No challenge is too big for us. We don’t – we won’t – back down. We will recover from this disruption. Need proof? Check out this video produced by Sirena Johnson of our Office of Communications. #WeWillRise