During the entire month of December, Starbucks is offering front-line workers and First Responders a free tall brewed or iced coffee at participating stores. There are at least three local Starbucks that are participating in the free coffee giveaways. Those local shops are listed below.

Starbucks is offering the free coffee as a token of appreciation for all those on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak. According to CBS News, there is no limit to how many times people can take advantage of this offer. According to the report people eligible for the free coffee include doctors, nurses, pharmacist, firefighters, mental health workers, active duty military personnel, and even Hospital staff including housekeepers, security guards and more. Make sure you bring your employee ID with you to take advantage of this offer.

I called three of the local Starbucks, and they are all participating in the free coffee offer. The Starbucks in Vestal at the U Club Plaza, where Tully's is, are open 5:30 a.m. till 9 pm. The other Starbucks on the parkway next to where Pier One was located, are also offering the free coffee every hour they are open, and the Starbucks on Upper Front Street near SUNY Broome is participating as well, and they are open from 5:30 a.m. until 9:30 pm.

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CBS is also reporting that Starbucks is planning on surprising 50,000 Frontline workers throughout the holiday season with care packages and gift cards.

[via: CBS News]

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