Starbucks offers free coffee to healthcare workers

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SOURCE: FOX

Starbucks is offering free coffee to workers on the front lines of the Coronavirus outbreak.

The company says the offer applies to first responders and front-line workers such as doctors, nurses, paramedics, police officers and firefighters.

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The workers are eligible to receive a free tall-sized hot or iced coffee from Wednesday through May 3rd.

Aside from the free coffee, the company’s charitable arm will donate $500,000 toward Coronavirus response efforts.

The donation will be split equally, with $250,000 earmarked for Operation Gratitude to help send 50,000 care packages to health care workers and $250,000 flagged for Direct Relief to fund protective gear and other key medical supplies.