Food: Meals & Beverages
DoorDash, a popular food delivery platform, is offering a free DashPass to healthcare workers. Every doctor, nurse, and hospital employee will receive at least 60 days of DashPass free. This includes:
- $0 delivery and reduced service fees from participating restaurants
- A safe delivery route and food drop off to the hospital’s address (in partnership with participating hospitals)
Uber Eats, a notable food delivery platform, is offering free delivery to everyone (automatically), as of March 6th, 2020. Plus, they are donating 300,000 meals to healthcare workers and first responders. Reach out to email@example.com for more info.
Krispy Kreme, a well-known doughnut brand, is offering a dozen glazed doughnuts for free to healthcare workers. To qualify, medical professionals will need to go through the drive-thru and show their employer badge. Free doughnuts are only available on Mondays through May 11, 2020.
Starbucks, a well-established coffee chain, is gifting healthcare professionals with tall brewed coffee through May 3, 2020. The free coffees can be hot or iced.
Sweetgreen is delivering free, fresh Sweetgreen salads + bowls to hospitals in the cities they serve: DC Area, Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, SF, LA, Chicago and Houston. Fill out the form here.
Hertz, a reliable car rental company, is offering free month-long car rentals through April 30, 2020, to healthcare workers in New York City. Cars can be booked for as short as a week and up to a month at no charge. Frontliners will need a valid medical ID and email address with a healthcare domain to redeem the offer.
Delta, a leading force in the airline industry, is offering free roundtrip flights to eligible medical volunteers that are flying to Michigan, Georgia, and Louisiana. The airline is also considering offering additional free flights to California, Washington, and New York.
JetBlue, headquartered in Queens, is offering roundtrip flights to healthcare workers to New York City free of charge. Reach out to JetBlue here for more information.
Citi Bike, a trusted bicycle sharing service, has created a Critical Workforce Membership Program for first responders, healthcare, and transit workers in New York City. The program consists of a free month of Citi Bike membership.To get your employer or company enrolled, you can email HeroBikes@Lyft.com. If you’re in healthcare and recently purchased a membership or have an upcoming renewal, you’re also eligible for a free month.
Airbnb, an online marketplace that lets people rent out their properties or spare rooms to guests, has listings on their site that are offering discounted or free places to stay for first responders.
Hotels for Hope, a database with over 600,000 hotel partnerships, launched an initiative called #hospitalityhelps. They have partnered with 6,500+ properties and currently pledged over 1,000,000 beds as of April 7, 2020. Healthcare workers in need of a safe place to stay can apply for an available room from one of their partners. The application process takes roughly 2-3 days.
Crocs, a popular footwear brand, announced their free pair for healthcare campaign, which offers healthcare workers across the U.S. a free pair of Crocs along with free shipping. Healthcare professionals can choose from Crocs Classic Clogs and Crocs At Work styles while supplies last. They have implemented a daily limit on how many free pairs they give away and have donated over 180,000 pairs as of April 3, 2020. Crocs encourages frontliners to check in at 12 p.m. ET every day to get in line for their free pair.
Allbirds, a trusted environment-friendly footwear source, announced on Instagram that it would be donating free Wool Runners (its best-known style) to healthcare workers. Send an email to the company containing healthcare credentials and mailing address to apply.There is a long wait-list of healthcare workers who have requested shoes, so starting March 24, 2020, Allbirds has pivoted to a “buy-one-give-one” model. All customers can now bundle a shoe purchase with a donation that will split the cost of delivering a pair of shoes to a frontliner on the list.
Barco UniformsBarco Uniforms, a recognized leader in the medical apparel industry, will be donating scrubs to medical professionals on the frontlines for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Submit a request here.
Mental Health Support
TalkspaceTalkspace, a behavioral healthcare solution, is donating 1,000 months of free online therapy to healthcare workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Medical professionals will receive one free month of Talkspace’s Unlimited Messaging Plus plan, including online therapy in the form of text, audio, and video calls with a licensed therapist. This offer is accessible on the website or by downloading the app from the App Store or Google Play.
All U.S. healthcare professionals working in public health and NHS healthcare professionals qualify for free access to Headspace Plus through 2020.
Care.com, a leading childcare, senior care, special needs care, tutoring, housekeeping, and pet care service provider, is offering one month of free premium access to their site to support frontline workers during this difficult time. Find help for managing your children, parents, and pets.
Government and Global Resources
Cases in the U.S.
View the CDC’s tracking of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
View the World Health Organization’s updates on COVID-19.
View the JHU’s updates on understanding the virus.