Discounts & Freebies for Frontline Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Discounts & Freebies for Frontline Workers - Thank You

While most people are quarantined at home, you, my friend, are a hero, because you’re leaving your home and risking your health to work the frontlines each day. The fact that you do that is why you deserve something special.

Following is a list of discounts and freebies for frontline workers such as yourself. When I come across new special offers, I’ll update this list. To keep track of when new discounts and freebies are added, watch my newsfeeds on Facebook and Twitter.

In This Article

Convenience Store Freebies

Free Scrubs for Frontline Workers

Miscellaneous Freebies for Frontline Workers

Restaurant Freebies for Frontline Workers

Discounts for Frontline Workers

Convenience Store Freebies for Frontline Workers

Cumberland Farms

The freebie: If you’re a coffee addict, Cumberland Farms will give you one hot or iced coffee of ANY SIZE free of charge.

Restrictions for this freebie: One coffee per person per visit. Valid for police officers, firefighters, active military, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff, and medical researchers.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: There’s no mention of an end date.

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Free Scrubs for Frontline Workers

Barco

The freebie: Anywhere from 50 to 250 scrub sets.

Restrictions for this freebie: These free scrubs are only available to healthcare workers in the U.S., and an admin, HR professional, or director will need to sign the authorization form for the donation request.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: When the pandemic is over or supplies run out, whichever occurs first.

Careismatic Brands

The freebie: 12 to 120 units of scrubs for healthcare workers.

Restrictions for this freebie: Hospital executives must contact Careismatic Brands by email with the requested information. The email and information executives must send is specified on the company’s website (click the name of the brand above to visit the site).

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: No end date is mentioned.

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Miscellaneous Freebies for Frontline Workers

Crocs

The freebie: Although they may not be the most attractive shoe out there, many brag about how comfortable Crocs are. Since the makers of this brand know that comfortable shoes are appreciated in the healthcare field, they’re giving away a free pair of shoes to healthcare workers.

Restrictions for this freebie: Requests are taken at 12:00 p.m. ET on a daily basis. Requests will close when their daily allotment of 10,000 pairs has been met.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: Until their supply runs out.

Dr. Scholl’s

The freebie: Dr. Scholl’s massaging gel work insoles.

Restrictions for this freebie: According to the news release, the free Dr. Scholl’s insoles are being donated to hospitals.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: There’s no mention of an end date.

Samsung

The freebie: Screen repairs and batteries for Samsung phones owned by healthcare workers and first responders who can present a valid ID. Samsung is also giving a 30% discount to these frontline workers.

Restrictions for this freebie: This free offer does not include tablets or gears, only phones. Furthermore, you must be able to turn your phone on and it can’t have any liquid damage.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: June 30, 2020

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Restaurant Freebies for Frontline Workers

Krispy Kreme

The freebie: Any healthcare worker who loves fresh doughnuts can drive through a local Krispy Kreme and get up to five dozen doughnuts free! Be sure you have your employee badge with you.

Restrictions for this freebie: This free Krispy Kreme doughnut offer is only available on Mondays.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: May 12, 2020

McDonald’s

The freebie: Once each day first responders and healthcare workers can get a free “Thank You” meal from a participating McDonald’s. Meals frontline workers can choose from are as follows:

  • During breakfast hours: Egg McMuffin, chicken McGriddles or bacon egg & cheese biscuit. You’ll also get free hash browns and any size hot coffee, soft drink or tea.
  • During lunch or supper hours: Double cheeseburger, 6 piece chicken McNuggets or a Filet-O-Fish. You’ll also get a free small fry and any size hot coffee, soft drink or tea.

Restrictions for this freebie: Free food options may vary by restaurant, you must show your ID badge to verify that you’re a first responder or healthcare worker and this free meal offer is only available on drive-thru and carryout orders.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: May 5, 2020

Starbucks

The freebie: To help you get through your day or night, head to a nearby Starbucks for a free 12 oz. hot or iced coffee.

Restrictions for this freebie: This coffee freebie is only available to first responders and “frontline responders supporting the healthcare industry.”

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: May 31, 2020

White Castle

The freebie: healthcare workers and EMTs who go through the drive-thru and show their work ID can get a free #1-6 combo meal or any breakfast combo.

Restrictions for this freebie: One offer per customer per visit, and on drive-thru only orders.

When this freebie for frontline workers ends: April 30, 2020

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Discounts for Frontline Workers

Amoco and BP

The discount: First responders and hospital workers can get 50 cents off every gallon of gas at Amoco and BP stations

Restrictions for this discount: You must be able to verify your community status via ID.me to get your discount code.

When this discount for frontline workers ends: No expiration date is mentioned.

Dollar General

The discount: Medical professionals, first responders and National Guardsmen can get a 10% discount at their local Dollar General store.

Restrictions for this discount: You can only get this discount by going into the store.

When this discount for frontline workers ends: April 30, 2020. Depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, this expiration date could be extended.

Purple

The discount: If you’re a healthcare professional looking to buy a mattress, bed frame, pillow, seat cushion or bedding, Purple would like to thank you with a 10% discount offer.

Restrictions for this discount: The discount can only be used one time at Purple’s website or at a Purple retail store near you that isn’t closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, you won’t be able to combine this discount with any other offer.

When this discount for frontline workers ends: There’s no mention of an expiration date.

Samsung

The discount: First responders and healthcare workers can save up to 30% off Samsung products.

Restrictions for this discount: This special discount offer is only valid for purchases made through Samsung.com, and it can only be applied to two products per category each year.

When this discount for frontline workers ends: It appears to be an ongoing discount.

The North Face

The discount: Once every 30 days healthcare professionals and first responders are eligible for a 50% discount at The North Face website and retail stores that are owned and operated by The North Face, or if you visit one of their outlet stores, you’ll get a 10% discount.

Restrictions for this discount: Products excluded from this discount for frontline workers include anything on sale or clearance, gift cards, and the following The North Face Collections: Black Series, Summit Series, Steep Series, Flight Series and Icon Shop.

When this discount for frontline workers ends: December 31, 2020.

Have you spotted any discounts and/or freebies for frontline workers that you don’t see in my list above? Please, if you have, I encourage you to mention them by commenting or contacting me so that I can add the discount(s) or freebie(s) to the list above. After all, our heroes working the front lines deserve to know about them all, right?

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