Coronavirus: Krispy Kreme is giving free dozen doughnuts to health care workers

It’s a sweet deal for health care workers battling to contain the coronavirus.

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Krispy Kreme announced in a news release that beginning Monday, it will give away a dozen of its Original Glazed doughnuts to health care workers. The promotion will last through May 11.

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“Just go to a Krispy Kreme drive-thru, tell us what you need and show us your employer badge,” Krispy Kreme said in its release. “That’s it. Pick up some free dozens on the way to work for you and your colleagues, or maybe a free dozen on your way home to family after a long shift.”

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Krispy Kreme also announced that on Saturdays, customers who buy at least one dozen Original Glazed doughnuts will receive another dozen for free. The free dozen doughnuts, which will be handed out to drive-thru, pickup and delivery customers. will also include a smiley-face doughnut, Krispy Kreme said in its release.

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