Starbucks Giving Out Free Coffee All Month to Frontline Workers
Christmas is happening all month long for those who have been working the frontlines throughout this ongoing pandemic.
Starbucks announced that they will be giving out free coffee all throughout the month of December to frontline workers.
This applies to:
- Doctors & Nurses
- First responders
- Law enforcement
- Fire fighters
- Public health workers
- Mental health workers
- Hospital staff (janitors, security, housekeeping, etc)
- Pilots, Flight attendants, and TSA agents
- Active military members
- Medical researchers
All those who qualify can get a free tall hot or iced brewed coffee each day this month.
The coffee giant says this is their way of showing their appreciation.
We want to show our deep gratitude for those who support and protect us every day with a small gesture of kindness and a cup of coffee.
To continue the season of giving, Starbucks has also donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) which offers virtual mental health resources for frontline workers. In addition, they'll be surprising 50,000 people with care packages and gift cards.
Since March, Starbucks has given out over 2 million cups of free coffee to first responders, donated more than $1 million to frontline workers, delivered PPE and medical items, and have sent over 300K care packages. You can learn more about the Starbucks Foundation here. The Foundation has committed more than $9 million thus far to support communities in the fight against COVID-19.