Free Food and Beverage

We know many of you don’t take the time to eat while you’re on duty, but there is a the ultimate list of free food and beverage for healthcare workers and first responders.

Comprehensive List of Companies Offering Free Food


With locations in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts, restaurant chain &pizza is offering free pizza to hospital workers. Stop in and present a valid ID, or text #HERO to 200-03 to receive a unique code to get the pie delivered.

7 Eleven

Get 7 ANY SIZE hot beverage or Big Gulp® drinks FREE with 7Rewards.* Just get the app to get started and enjoy 7 on 7 Eleven. Offer valid through 7/31/20. Offer does not apply to Slurpee drinks, frozen beverages, iced teas and iced coffees. Participating stores only. See 7-Eleven App for full terms and conditions.


Fast food restaurant Bojangles’ is giving away any size of its Legendary Iced Tea to healthcare workers, first responders, and law enforcement with no purchase necessary. Just show your credentials to receive this deal. Offer is good through National Iced Tea Day on June 10.

Checkers & Rally’s Freebies

Restaurant chain Checkers & Rally’s is offering free meals to medical workers and first responders at more than 250 company-owned locations across the nation. Just wear your uniform to receive a free small combo.

Cheesecake Factory

Through June 30, buy a $50 gift card from The Cheesecake Factory and you’ll get a bonus $10 card free. Gift cards are good for takeout and curbside pickup orders and are not redeemable for delivery


Health care workers can get a free burrito starting on May 6. Eligibility requirements are available on Chipotle’s offer website.

Cumberland Farms

Cumberland Farms is giving away free hot or iced coffee (any size!) to nurses, doctors, paramedics, hospital and medical staff, medical researchers, police officers, firefighters, and active military.


As a thank you, Deezer offers healthcare workers three months of music streaming for free, which is a $20 savings compared to the usual 1-month trial.


DoorDash is partnering with hospitals in the U.S. and Canada to offer access to 60 days of free Corporate DashPass to nurses, doctors, and hospital employees. DashPass includes $0 delivery and reduced service fees from participating restaurants, plus a safe delivery route and food drop off to the participating hospital. To find out more, sign up on the link with your work email address to have a representative get back to you.

Fitcrunch Care Package

Nominate your best friend at work to receive a care package from Fitcrunch. The care package is filled with a Fitcrunch bar, antibacterial wipes, and an uplifting note.

Frontline HeroFund

A group of San Diego created a charity organization that helps families of frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. It’s called the Frontline Hero Fund and it financially assists and supports families of healthcare workers and first responders who fall critically ill or die from COVID-19. The charity helps families all across the US and has raised about $90,000 in less than a month. Funding from donations is used to help with funeral expenses, food, and other critical needs so families can focus on healing, according to the organization. Frontline workers and their families who are directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are encouraged to register for assistance on their website.

Gluten Intolerance Group

Gluten Intolerance Group has launched “Giving Back to Our Gluten-Free Heroes,” a campaign to support frontline workers required to be on a gluten-free diet. Nominations accepted through May 31. Nominate gluten intolerant healthcare workers / essential workers to receive a care package of certified gluten-free food.

Little Caesars Pizza

Little Caesars Pizza will be donating and delivering a million pizzas to healthcare workers and first responders in the U.S. in the next few weeks. Starting April 13, customers can also “Pie it Forward” and donate a pizza to their local hospital, police station, or fire station via the Little Caesars app.

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McCalister’s Deli

Download the new McCalister’s app and receive FREE tea.


McDonald’s is throwing in extra fries with any $1 purchase made through the McDonald’s app. The “Free Fries on Fry Day” deal includes an order of medium-sized fries, one order per customer, and it’s only available at participating McDonald’s locations.


Meijer announced new store hours starting May 15, 2020. Monday and Wednesday from 6 a.m to 8 a.m will be reserved for medical workers, first responders and law enforcement.

Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken

Nando’s Peri Peri Chicken is offering free meals to workers with a valid hospital ID through May 17th. The free meal includes a 1/4 chicken with chips. Offer must be redeemed by phone order and is not valid for delivery or online ordering. Limit one meal per day while supplies last.

Pizza vs. Pandemic

Pizza vs. Pandemic is donating pizzas to hospitals, clinics, shelters and more. Suggest a care center on their website to be considered for donation.

Realgood Foods

Do you have a friend you admire in the healthcare field right now? This care package of food may be right up their alley. Realgood Foods offers care packages full of healthy foods for your fellow healthcare provider to snack on during their busy shift.


Saffron Road

Saffron Road, makers of world cuisine products, is honoring community heroes on the frontlines – from healthcare workers to delivery people to grocery clerks. Email with subject line “coupons” to tell them about a community hero and they will send you BOTH a coupon for a free meal or snack.


Sheetz is offering all first responders and health workers a small gesture of appreciation to help keep them going. All hospital workers, police, firefighters, and paramedics can get free coffee at every Sheetz location through June 1st


Send an essential worker (nurses, delivery drivers, cashiers, etc.) a free Snickers bar by filling out the form on the link. The recipient will be sent an e-gift card to redeem their Snickers at Walmart.

Steak ‘n Shake

Steak ‘n Shake customers can ask for a complimentary order of fries as part of their We’re All Essential campaign. The company says the campaign is its way of thanking health care workers fighting on the front-line while also supporting all Americans during this difficult time.



If you are located in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, or Houston, Sweetgreen is delivering free salads and bowls to hospitals for the healthcare workers.

Taco Bueno

On Sundays, First Responders and Health Care workers get a free platter – please bring a work ID to get the deal.


Thorntons gas station locations are giving away free 16 oz. coffees/cappuccinos or 20 oz. fountain drinks to first responders and medical personnel with valid ID. #free

Tropical Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is giving away one million free smoothies in an effort to support the American Nurses Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Convenience chain Wawa, which has locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Florida, and Washington D.C., is offering free coffee to healthcare workers and first responders for the length of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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