Freebies for Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic | Starbucks, Krispy Kreme, Crocs, & More
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These businesses are giving back!
Healthcare workers and first responders are working long days and nights to help with the increased number of patients due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In appreciation of their service and to help them get through these tough times, the following businesses are giving back and offering freebies as a way to say thanks.
Airbnb announced a new global initiative to provide 100,000 healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders with safe, clean, and convenient places to stay for free.
Beginning March 30th (National Doctors’ Day) and every Monday through National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Krispy Kreme will be giving away FREE dozens of Original Glazed Doughnuts to all healthcare workers – and no coupon is needed! Get more details on this sweet freebie here.
Note that there is a limited number of free shoes that will be available each day. If you do not see the “Continue to Request” button, you will need to try again the next day. Please note that colors, styles, and quantities are subject to availability. Read details on how to get your free pair here!
Through May 3rd, Starbucks will be offering free coffee to front line responders! Any customer who identifies as a front-line responder to the COVID-19 outbreak will receive a tall brewed coffee (hot or iced) at no charge. Get more details about this freebie here.
In addition, Wawa stores will be providing all health care workers and first responders with free coffee to fuel their shifts during this crisis. Read more about this perk here.
The convenience store is responding to COVID-19 in many ways, from keeping guests and team members safe to supporting the community.
Through April 7th, RaceTrac is expressing their gratitude to all essential workers. They will receive a free small coffee or fountain drink. Limit 1 per day. Uniform or valid ID is required.
For a limited time, Circle K convenience stores are offering Free coffee, tea, and Polar Pop to first responders, health care workers, and store employees – no other purchase is necessary.
To thank First Responders, Nurses, Doctors and Hospital workers for being on the front lines and keeping our communities safe during the coronavirus pandemic, BP is offering them a 50 cents off per gallon discount to use on their next fill up at BP and Amoco stations!
Go here for more information.
Through April 30th, White Castle is showing their support to Healthcare workers and EMTS by offering them a FREE combo meal. Must show ID to receive offer. They are available through the drive thru only. Limit one per customer, per visit.
All Sam’s Clubs nationwide are expanding their special associate shopping hours to include frontline responders. Beginning on April 19th, 2020, Sam’s Club will open for “Hero Hours” every Sunday from 8 AM to 10 AM.
During this time, Sam’s Club will allow first responders and healthcare workers to shop with no membership required! Head on over here to learn more about this unique opportunity for frontline heroes.
Wyndham is offering all essential workers a complimentary upgrade to Gold Membership in its Wyndham Rewards loyalty program. This offer includes truck drivers, delivery drivers, warehouse workers, construction workers, sanitation workers, grocery associates, healthcare workers, and more.
AT&T is giving frontline nurses and physicians 3 months of free wireless service on its FirstNet network. FirstNet is the only nationwide high-speed broadband communications platform built especially for America’s first responders.
Nurses and physicians already on the FirstNet Mobile Responder plan will automatically receive the 3-month service credit on their smartphone or tablet line of service. New subscribers are also eligible for three months of free service. To learn more or to find out how to enroll, head on over here!
Uniformed medical workers and first responders can now get a free small combo meal at one of the over 250 company-owned Checkers and Rally’s restaurants across the country.
Combo meals include your choice of a Big Buford, Baconzilla!, Cheese Champ, 5pc Classic Wings Combo, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Deep Sea Double, Half-Pound Chicken Bites, Chili Dog or BBQ Bacon Roadhouse. The combo also comes with small Famous Seasoned Fries and a small drink.
For a limited time, BJ’s Wholesale Club is offering a FREE four-month BJ’s Membership to all first responders and healthcare workers when they sign up at the membership desk at their local club.
First responders and healthcare workers can also shop BJ’s Wholesale Club without a membership every Sunday from 8-9 am during the club’s Appreciation Hour.
Glowforge, a 3D laser-printing company, has a solution for ill-fitting face masks and sore ears from elastic! The Ear Saver is a simple piece of acrylic that makes mask sizing more flexible and removes pressure and friction from the ears, making any mask more comfortable to wear.
The Glowforge factory, along with thousands of Glowforge users at home, are now printing these Ear Savers so that frontline workers can get them for free! Anyone wearing a mask in their role as an essential worker can request a free Ear Saver. This includes nurses, retail workers, delivery workers, doctors, sanitation workers, etc.
McDonald’s is showing its appreciation for healthcare workers, police officers, firefighters, and paramedics who are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis with a free meal! Now through May 5th, these Thank You Meals will be available during breakfast, lunch, or dinner at no charge to frontline responders at participating McDonald’s restaurants nationwide.
The Thank You Meals will be served in McDonald’s iconic Happy Meal boxes and feature your choice of sandwich, drink, and a side along with a note of appreciation (limit of one meal per person per day). Just wear your uniform or show your work badge to claim your meal!
Samsung is offering first responders and healthcare professionals free repairs for Samsung phones, including cracked screens and battery replacements.
Doctors, nurses, hospital workers, EMTs, police officers, and firefighters with valid ID are eligible for a free repair through June 30, 2020. Note that only Samsung phones are eligible for free repairs (tablets and smartwatches are not). To qualify, your phone must turn on and be free from any liquid damage.
Head on over here to learn more about this program or to find out how to set up a repair!
Now through National Iced Tea Day (June 10), Bojangles’ is giving away any size of its Legendary Iced Tea to healthcare workers, first responders, and law enforcement. To claim your free iced tea, just show your credentials at any participating Bojangles’ restaurant.
Throughout the month of May, H&R Block is offering free tax prep services for frontline workers. All police, firefighters, EMTs, and healthcare workers can file both federal and state tax returns for free with Tax Pro Go, H&R Block’s expert-prepared virtual tax service. Just head on over here to get started!
The company is giving away free Furbos to keep these hard-working heroes connected with their furry family members (a $199 value)! Check out Furbo Dog Camera on Instagram or our Hip2Save post here for details.