Many companies have stepped up, eager to encourage and support those of us on the “front lines.” Here are some discounts and freebies that might help mitigate internal and external stressors that many are facing or will face as we enter a period of incredible uncertainty and fear.
Disclaimer: this is by no means a comprehensive list. Check out these additional perks and freebies for COVID-19 healthcare workers and please share any additional resources you may have discovered.
Fitness and Wellness: Apps and Online Video/Audio
Nike “Play Inside, Play for the World”: Free premium service for Nike app, Nike Running Club (NRC) app, Nike Training Club (NTC) app. Includes a library of over 185 workouts
Planet Fitness: Free daily class at 7PM EST on Facebook Live
Peloton: Free 90-day subscription< with live and on-demand classes (yoga, dance, core, pilates, spin)
Gold’s Gym Amp: 600 audio and video classes free on app until May 31
Headspace: Subscription libraries now free for any healthcare worker
Starbucks: Tall hot or iced coffee to all HCW (and other first responders) through May 3
Sweetgreens salad shop: Will deliver salads and bowls to hospitals in coverage areas (Chicago, DC area, Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, LA, Houston)
Krispy Kreme: Free dozen on Mondays through May 11 to HCWs with employee badge
Music / Media
Global Citizen “Together at Home”: Live streamed concerts by Barenaked Ladies, The Lumineers, Chris Martin, Charlie Puth, Niall Horan, Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello, Jon Baptiste, Jennifer Hudson…
FOX’s “iHeart Living Room” Concert for America: Sunday March 29 on FOX. Hosted by Elton John and featuring Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Elish, Sam Smith, Tim McGraw, Lizzo…
Billboard’s list of Live Streams and Virtual Concerts: Regularly updated list of livestream and virtual concerts.
Clothing and Shoes
Allbirds “We’re Better Together”: Demand far exceeded supply so they’ve moved to a “Buy One, Give One” option (second pair donated to a healthcare worker)
Crocs: Demand has exceeded supply but company encourages HCWs to check back https://www.crocs.com/COVID19-REQUEST.html
FIGS scrubs: 25% off select styles
Medelita scrubs: currently on sale at 30% off with code FRONTLINES
Rothys’s: 50% off select styles
Trust and Will is offering a free individual or couple’s Will valued at up to $129.
Many of the technologies explored in our Teaching of the Age of Covid series can help you stay in touch with friends and family, in addition to facilitating your educational platform. What perks/freebies/hacks have you used or heard about?