USA – Starbuck reported that they will give free coffee to front-line responders of COVID-19 until May 3.
Any person who identifies as a first responder or front-line worker for or supporting the health care system will be given a free tall brewed coffee at no cost. That includes police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers.
According to a press release, the Starbucks Foundation will donate $500K to front-line responders in the United States, with $250K going to Operation Gratitude to support the delivery of thousands of care packages to healthcare workers and $250K going to Direct Relief to support the delivery of personal protective equipment and essential medical items.
Starbuck is also paying workers for 30 days whether they go to work or not.