Lots of business are saying thanks to the frontline by offering free goods and services to healthcare workers and first responders. Check out this detailed list of freebies.
Comprehensive List of Companies Offering Free Goods and Services
AAA is offering free Roadside Assistance services to medical personnel and first responders. These individuals can receive help with vehicle breakdowns, battery problems, or flat tires by calling 1-800-400-4222. PLEASE NOTE: may not be available in every state. Contact AAA for more details.
FREE Kindle ebooks. Although many might think a special device is needed to read a kindle ebook, these ebooks can also be read on your computer or mobile device with a kindle program. (download here) s ebook prices change very frequently, always confirm that the price is $0 before you checkout. Happy Reading!
Amazon is opening up FREE streaming of kids’ shows for ALL — not just Prime members. This includes access to more than 40 children’s shows — including Amazon’s original series.
American Nurses Association
Free Covid 19 Webinar Series.
AT&T has announced that it will be offering nurses and physicians 3 free months on their FirstNet Mobile – Responder plan. Nurses and physicians already on the FirstNet plan will automatically receive a 3-month service credit on a smartphone or tablet line of service. Starting April 13, new nurse and physician subscribers are eligible for 3 free months of service, plus a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile – Responder plan. FirstNet is the only nationwide high-speed broadband communications platform built specifically for America’s first responders.
Best of Books
Free copy of the book “Footprints in the Dew” for nurses. “If you know a deserving nurse, even a retired nurse, anywhere in the country just send an email with their name and address to email@example.com and boom! the book gets shipped.” If you’re not computer friendly, you can call Best of Books at 405-340-9202 and give them the info over the phone.
First responders and healthcare workers can get a Free 4-Month BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership. Visit the customer service desk with your badge and ID to get it.
BJ’s – Special Shopping Hours
BJ’s Wholesale Club is introducing a dedicated shopping hour for healthcare workers and first responders. Starting April 19, these individuals can shop every Sunday from 8am-9am – no membership required. BJ’s is also offering a free 4-month membership to healthcare workers and first responders. Show your badge/ID to take advantage of these offers.
Frontline healthcare workers can receive a free month of premium access to Care.com services to get help with caring for children, elderly parents, and pets. This includes unlimited messaging with caregivers.
Cirque du Soleil
FREE Cirque du Soleil performances. Since in-person viewings of Cirque du Soleil aren’t possible due to the coronavirus pandemic, Cirque du Soleil is offering more than 20 FREE Cirque du Soleil performances. These videos feature show footage, 60-minute specials, behind the curtains, original web series and more
The bulk goods warehouse store Costco is temporarily offering priority access to members who are healthcare workers and first responders. Just present your Costco membership card and official identification of your role to move to the front of the line.
Dave & Busters
ll first responders and healthcare professionals can get a FREE $10 game card to Dave & Buster’s!
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.
European Wax Center
Frontline Heroes can get a free wax service of their choice as a thank you for their support during the pandemic. Register online to receive a certificate by email & redeem for your free service. Show an employee ID, photo, business card or other proof.
3-D printer company Glowforge is making and offering free Ear Savers to frontline workers including nurses, doctors, retail workers, delivery workers, sanitation workers, and others who must wear a mask. Ear Savers are designed to take pressure and friction off the ears while wearing face masks. Fill out a request on their webpage.
This provider of healthcare workforce development and online learning is offering over 40 free courses to healthcare workers. If your employer users HealthStream, you can also log in and access many more free courses.
IntelyCare’s COVID-19 Nurse Training Certification covers the top safety practices for caring for patients with COVID-19 with their interactive nursing course. Upon completion, each person will receive one free contact hour, along with a personalized COVID-19 certification.
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has developed a free COVID-19: Effective Nursing in Times of Crisis course, available to join now on leading social learning platform FutureLearn.com. The course begins on May 18.
J!NS eyewear is donating 5 pairs of glasses each day to frontline healthcare workers. Visit JINS Eyewear to choose the pair of glasses you’d like to receive.
Lennox International, manufacturer of premier heating and cooling systems, is inviting community members across the US and Canada to nominate deserving homeowners to receive new heating or cooling equipment free of charge. Lennox’ annual Feel The Love program, which has expanded this year to also bring hope and support to those on the coronavirus frontlines, is now accepting nominations at FeelTheLove.com through August 31th, 2020. You can nominate anyone regardless of their work, with deserving winners selected during the beginning of autumn. Lennox will supply new high-efficiency heating or cooling systems for selected nominees during Feel The Love Weekend, October 8th – 11th, at no cost in U.S. and Canadian homes.
If you are a healthcare worker in need of a mask, Mask Match will try to connect you with someone who has masks to donate. Fill out the “I need masks” form to get started.
$25K free term insurance in MA and CT and have an income under $250K.
FREE online classes at Michaels. Michaels has opened up an online community classroom where you can take free classes from popular crafting brands and influencers. These one-hour classes are held live on Zoom and start at noon Central on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
Nurse Next Door
Purchasing a new home? ALL healthcare professionals including, but not limited to, nurses, doctors, medical staff, support staff and ALL other healthcare employees are eligible for the Nurse Next Door Program. Grant amounts have been increased up to $6,000.00. You may also be eligible for additional down payment assistance for nurses and healthcare professionals.
Emergency preparedness company Preppi is donating N95 masks to healthcare workers in need. Fill out the donation request form on their page.
PT for Heroes
Health-care professionals and their families can get free telehealth physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology services through PT for Heroes. If you’re not a medical worker but are a physical therapist or occupational therapist, you can volunteer your services by signing up on their Web site.
As of April 16 and until further notice, grocery store Publix has designated Thursday evenings, 8pm – 9pm, and Friday mornings, 7am – 8am, as special shopping hours for first responders and hospital staff. The Publix pharmacy will also be open during these hours.
Puracy is working to secure supplies including soap, sanitizer, and other hygiene products for healthcare workers, hospital staff, nursing homes, and more. Fill out the donation form here to make a request for your medical facility.
Bulk goods clubhouse Sam’s Club has announced that starting on April 19, it will implement “Hero Hours” for healthcare workers and first responders, which will take place every Sunday from 8am-10am. No membership will be required for Hero Hours and Sam’s Club will provide masks to wear in-store. Please note that spouses and other family members or guests will not be allowed in the store for Hero Hours.
Essential front-line healthcare workers can receive a free 3-month subscription to Sittercity Premium. Sittercity provides tools to help build a child care support network, including detailed sitter profiles, interview scheduling, background check options, and more.
Sprint is offering free expedited shipping, waived activation fees on Sprint.com, and Sprint Perks to healthcare workers on the front lines. See link for more details.
Trust & Will
Get the peace of mind of knowing that your will has been completed. Trust & Will, an online service providing legal forms, is offering a free individual or couple’s will (up to $129 value) to frontline healthcare workers. Follow the directions on the link provided to receive the special code.
T-Mobile is providing first responder agencies with the FREE nationwide 5G access they need, helping these frontline heroes at the most critical times. This plan will be available to public state and local agencies that manage Police & Sheriff, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services for cities, counties and states. Check eligibility and see details HERE:
Is your Google Pixel phone broken? Emergency responders or healthcare professionals with a Google Pixel smartphone will be able to present his or her ID badge at any of uBreakiFix’s US locations to receive one free repair, regardless of the device model or type of damage,” according to a uBreakiFix press release. This program will last through June 30.
Here’s the best way to check your mailbox without leaving the comfort of your couch. The United States Postal Service has long offered a free service that many still don’t know about. Customers can sign up for its Informed Delivery service at no cost. The program allows you to preview incoming mail, track packages, schedule a redelivery, leave delivery instructions and more. Registrants receive a daily digest in their inbox every morning of what’s expected in their mailbox on that day, as well as packages expected to arrive soon. It’s especially helpful, if you’re awaiting an important package or payment.
Here are more freebies you may be interested in:
- Free Fitness and Well Being
- Free Clothing / Apparel
- Free Goods & Services
- Free Lodging, Travel and Transportation
- Free Food & Beverage