Below please find a list passed on at the VA of just some of the wonderful resources our communities are providing as a thank you to frontline healthcare workers. Please pass it on to anyone you know might enjoy as a thanks for the incredible work they’re doing! It’s not exhaustive, nor is it meant to imply endorsement of the businesses sharing these offers. Just sharing for your knowledge:
AJ’s, Bashas and Food City: Bashas’, Food City and AJ’s Fine Foods supermarkets are opening 30-minutes early for first responders and hospital workers on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Big Lots: Retail company Big Lots is offering a 15% discount off everything for medical professionals, first responders, and active military/veterans. Just show your badge or work/military ID or use code BIGHEROES online. Offer good through April 30.
Chipotle: Will deliver free burrito boxes to healthcare facilities across the nation. They will donate an order of 25 or 50 burritos to certified healthcare facilities within 15 miles of a participating Chipotle.
Circle K: First responders and healthcare workers can get a free coffee, tea, or Polar Pop Fountain Drink when they show an ID through April 30.
Costco: is temporarily offering priority access to members who are healthcare workers and first responders. Just show your Costco membership card and official identification to move to the front of the line.
Crocs: Crocs is offering “A Free Pair for Healthcare” which allows doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers to get a free pair of shoes. There is a limited quantity available. The company releases more shoes daily at 12 p.m.
Dollar General: The company is offering a 10% discount to all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen.
IHOP: 20% off your entire check. Just mention this offer when you call in your order to IHOP. Then, show your Official ID when you pick up your order.
Krispy Kreme: The donut chain will be giving out a free dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts every Monday to healthcare workers, the company announced. The deal lasts until May 12.
Mattress Firm: Mattress Firm is giving away up to 1,000 free pillows each day at 10am CDT. to healthcare workers through April 15.
Starbucks: Any customer who identifies as a first responder or front-line worker supporting our healthcare system” can get a free hot or cold tall brewed coffee on each visit through May 3.
Tropical Smoothie Café: Medical professionals and first responders can contact their local Tropical Smoothie shop to have free smoothies delivered to your team.
White Castle: free Castle Combo or breakfast combo to healthcare workers and EMTs, valid through the end of April. This is good for drive-thru only and you must show ID to receive the offer.