Anyone who has gotten their COVID-19 vaccine feels like a weight has been lifted off their shoulders - they can more freely move about their world and no longer need to live in fear that they will get seriously sick with coronavirus. It turns out though that there is another reason to celebrate getting the vaccine - it means you can get a free Krispy Kreme donut every day for the rest of the year.
The company posted on their website, "Krispy Kreme is finding ways to be sweet as the U.S. continues to scale COVID-19 vaccinations. To show our support for those who choose to get vaccinated, starting Monday, 3/22, anyone who shows their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card will receive a free Original Glazed® doughnut."
It's open to anyone who has received one or both of the Moderna or Pfizer shots, or the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The company's chief marketing officer told USA Today that the offer is valid at all 369 stores in 41 states and can be redeemed, "anytime, any day, every day for the rest of the year." No purchase is necessary, you just have to bring your vaccination card. It will not be marked or photographed in any way.
The reason they are running the promotion all year is so that everyone gets a chance to take part in it since many people are not yet eligible for a vaccine. The company is also offering their own employees up to four hours of paid time off for each COVID vaccination.
The vaccination promotion isn't the only way to get a free Krispy Kreme. Every Monday from March 29 to May 24, you can walk in and get a free medium coffee and Original Glazed donut as part of their Motivational Mondays deal. No purchase is necessary for that either.
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