20 Freebies And Discounts For Nurses Week 2020
It’s that time of the year again--Nurses’ Week is in full swing, running from May 6th to May 12. This year, more than ever, nurses deserve all of the honor and recognition for the hard work that they do, especially in the wake of a brand new virus that has claimed the lives of thousands around the globe.
Along with many of the free items and discounts for nurses that have been offered by companies in the face of COVID-19, we’ve rounded up some additional gifts and giveaways just for nurses during Nurses’ Week. Spread the news or send it to the favorite nurse in your life. Even if that nurse happens to be you. We think you’re pretty great too!
Nurses can enjoy 1 free cinnabon roll during nurses week at participating locations.
2. Krispy Kreme
First responders get a free dozen of donuts on May 11, 2020. "Just go to a Krispy Kreme drive-thru, tell us what you need and show us your employer badge. That’s it," a company representative said in a statement.
3. Mrs. Fields Cookies
Mrs. Fields Cookies announced their special Nurses Week discount on their “Heroes Collection” on their Instagram and it lasts through May 12, 2020!
4. Outback SteakHouse
Outback shared on Instagram that as part of their “Heroes Discount” nurses and first responders will receive 10% off.
Nurses and all first responders can enjoy a free tall beverage at Starbucks until May 31, 2020.
6. Soothing Scents Personal Inhalers
Soothing Scents, a nurse supply company that makes modern integrative nursing interventions for post-anesthesia patients, as well as personal essential oil diffusers for nurses to manage stress, is offering free delivery during COVID shutdowns. Their personal inhalers fit right in your pocket and let you take a deep, calming breath with scents that can help you at work, from focus to nausea relief for overpowering smells.
They’re also giving away three unique inhaler blends with every bulk pack and nurse rescue kit ordered, and matching and donating for every inhaler sold during May.
7. Snack Bars
Nurses can nab a special discount on RSP Nutrition's Whole Bar, available on Amazon here, with a 12-pack for $34.97. Whole Bars are made from minimal, simple and clean ingredients all from real whole food sources. They are grass-fed, gluten-free, and grain-free and have zero added sugar or sugar alcohols, thanks to a calorie-free monk fruit extract sweetener.
With 11g of grass-fed protein, 18g of high-quality fats, and 4g of net carbs, Whole Bar is a delicious, low-carb, filling snack bar that's easily portable. Use the code SOMUCHMORE for 25% off the RSPNutrition.com site.
8. Free CEU
Incredible Health is giving away more than $240 million annually worth of continuing education courses, solving a pain point for millions of nurses who are required to take continuing education courses in order to obtain and renew their license. All courses are accredited by The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Guam.
9. $100 off Nanit Video Monitor
If you’re a parent looking to keep an eye on your little one while you’re staying separated at home to try to protect your baby, you will appreciate this offer. U.S. healthcare workers will receive a $100 off the purchase of any Nanit camera on Nanit.com by presenting a valid work ID.
Nanit, the only smart baby monitor that helps you and your baby sleep like a baby, is helping families stay connected through HD video, two-way audio, and user permissions to allow grandma, grandpa, aunts and uncles access to videos and more to help close the distance.
10. T-Shirts with a Cause by Jaanuu
Contemporary medical apparel brand Jaanuu is honoring nurses as their ‘ray of light’ You Are My Sunshine T-shirts for men, women and children with 100% of net proceeds (up to $10k) donated to the Emergency Child Care Program through the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund.
The Emergency Child Care program within the COVID-19 Crisis Fund provides tax-free stipends for hospital workers, prioritizing low-income employees, to pay for childcare while they are working on the front lines of the crisis around the clock. In addition to the limited-edition t-shirts, Jaanuu will be offering 25% off sitewide along with the ability to gift a nurse on the frontline with a gift card.
11. Hotels & Resort Stays Gifts for Later
What will healthcare heroes need after all of the stress of working through COVID? A vacation, of course. And these global hotels and resorts are hoping to make that happen. They’ve teamed up to create special experiences and offers to be booked for future travel throughout the month of May specifically for healthcare workers around the world. These "Say Thanks with Travel" offers (which are very flexible) can be purchased as a gift or by healthcare workers themselves.
We'll all be ready for travel, and no one deserves a break more than those that have been working tirelessly on the frontlines. Send them to the South Coast of Iceland, the jungles of Guatemala, or to a Caribbean island for some R&R for RNs to daydream about now and visit later. The perfect way to treat health care workers on the frontlines while also supporting the future of travel.
12. Subway & Postmates
Now through May 10, Subway will donate a 6-inch sub to healthcare workers in the U.S. for every Subway order purchased through Postmates with a value of $15 or more.
13. Freshly Meal Deliveries
Freshly is a weekly subscription service delivering fresh, chef-cooked meals that can be heated and served in 3 minutes, which is ideal for nurses to pack to eat during their busy shifts, or simply heat after coming home exhausted. Their menu has 30+ better-for-you versions of comfort foods, like gluten-free mac and cheese made with brown rice pasta and cheesy sauce blended with a purée of cauliflower and butternut squash or turkey meatballs packed with mushrooms over zoodles as a lower-carb alternative to pasta.)
Gift cards are available for either 4 meals ($11.50/each), 6 meals ($8.99/each), 9 meals ($8.99/each) or 12 meals ($7.99/each). You can use the promo code: nurses15x4 for $15/week off for 4 weeks of meals.
14. Free Meditation App
Healthcare workers can get the meditation app Breethe for free. Contact [email protected] from your medical email address and/or send a photo of their professional badge and download the Breethe app through the app store or Breethe.com.
15. Wearsafe Tag
Use Wearsafe to have peace of mind over a loved one you have to be away from--if they are in a state of panic and can't reach for their phone, the Wearsafe Tag instantly communicates for help. With the press of a button, a Wearsafe Tag alerts an individual's private network, so they can hear what's happening, have an exact GPS location, and immediately coordinate the type of help needed, providing increased peace-of-mind in unpredictable situations. Healthcare professionals can also use the Wearsafe Tag when working to ensure they have an extra level of protection. Promo code NURSEORG gives 20% off.
Memory Stitch makes custom T-Shirt quilts and is giving 5 lucky nominees a chance to win a MemoryStitch lap T-shirt quilt. (Pro tip: the quilts can even be made out of scrubs.) The contest--held on their Instagram page--runs May 6-8. All you have to do is follow @mymemorystitch and tag the nurses you’d like to nominate in the contest post for a chance to win.
17. A Box of Chocolates
With this box of chocolates that literally spell out, “Thank You,” you’ll know exactly what you’re going to get.
18. Waterloo Sparkling Water
Waterloo Sparkling Water will be giving away 500 free 8-pack/12-pack case coupons to nurses and healthcare workers for Nurses’ Week. Tag yourself, your favorite nurse, or have family and friends nominate a fave on Waterloo’s Instagram and Facebook page to win May 6-12.
19. Free Virtual Private Training from BACH
BACH, an at-home private training business that turned virtual when the pandemic hit, is offering free virtual fitness classes to first responders, essential workers and anyone that has lost their job nationwide. Everyone from nurses and doctors to police officers, firefighters, grocery store workers, package delivery and front door personnel are invited to free, expert-led virtual fitness classes to stay healthy and well during this stressful time.
BACH offers 2-4 virtual classes per day, 7 days per week, including HIIT, yoga, meditation, strength training and stretching from its 30 wellness experts. Those interested can email the founder Joe Bach at [email protected] for a free membership that's good beyond Nurses Week as well.
20. More Brooks Running Shoes
After their first giveaway of 10,000 pairs were gone in less than 45 minutes, Brook Running is working to get to 25,000 pairs together with runners. Now through May 10, Brooks will donate a pair of shoes for every purchase of the Glycerin 18, Transcend 7, or Bedlam 2, or any purchase of $150+ in Brooks gear. And to support the local running shops, Brooks has opened a program so consumers can buy from a local running store to support small businesses as well.