Starbucks is offering FREE COFFEE to all first responders and healthcare workers at all it’s stores across the nation until May 3, 2020.
The company said any customer who identifies themselves as a first responder or worker supporting the healthcare system will receive a free tall brewed coffee. Those who are eligible include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers.
These are the details from a statement from Starbucks:
- Starting today through May 3, 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.
- The Starbucks Foundation will donate $500,000 to support U.S. front-line responders with equal donations to Direct Relief to support the delivery of personal protective equipment and essential medical items and to Operation Gratitude to deliver 50,000 care packages and handwritten letters to first responders and health care workers.
- Starbucks said it will also be paying all employees for 30 days, whether they come into work or not, as well as continuing to offer mental health and sick pay benefits.
Starbucks has closed their stores nationwide but are still offering coffee to-go and delivery.
Other Round Rock Food News
Last week, Mighty Fine announced they would be providing FREE meals (up to $15) to first responders and health care workers.
In other great “burger news”, Whataburger was caught delivering free meals to a New Braunfels’ H-E-B this past weekend.
Mighty Fine is one of many local restaurants who have closed their dining rooms and are offering delivery, to-go, and curbside options. Check our complete list here.
For families needing breakfast & lunch assistance over the next few weeks while RRISD schools are closed, it was announced yesterday where you can pick up curbside meals for kids. Check out the details here.