Krispy Kreme glazes up vaccination campaign with amazing offer

Winston-Salem, North Carolina - Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is running more than a nine-month promotion to offer a "Free Original Glazed Doughnut" to everyone in the United States who has had a Covid-19 jab.

Krispy Kreme is offering a free glazed doughnut to any customer who presents a Covid-19 vaccination card.
Krispy Kreme is offering a free glazed doughnut to any customer who presents a Covid-19 vaccination card.  © IMAGO / UIG

The promotion started Monday. No purchase is required to redeem the offer, the company said.

"We all want to get Covid-19 behind us as fast as possible and we want to support everyone doing their part to make the country safe by getting vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available to them," said Dave Skena, Krispy Kreme Chief Marketing Officer.

All guests who have had a jab can show their valid Covid-19 vaccination card at any participating Krispy Kreme shop or drive-thru across the US to receive a free iconic Original Glazed Doughnut – anytime, any day, even every day – through the remainder of 2021.

To qualify for the free doughnut, the guest has to receive at least one of the two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine.

They have to then show their Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card to redeem the offer.

However, the American doughnut company and coffeehouse chain noted that a sticker stating the guest has received a Covid-19 vaccine does not qualify them for this offer.

Guests are also not able to redeem the offer on behalf of family and friends.

Krispy Kreme has also shown their commitment to the support of healthcare workers and volunteers who are helping administer vaccines. They will be delivering free doughnuts to select vaccination centers throughout the country in the coming weeks for these workers and volunteers.

For the Krispy Kreme team members, it is offering up to four hours of paid time off each to help encourage and enable their Covid-19 vaccinations.

In 2020, Krispy Kreme gave away more than 30 million doughnuts to healthcare workers, first responders, teachers, coaches, and graduating seniors to help keep up their spirits.

Cover photo: Collage: IMAGO / ZUMA Press, IMAGO / UIG

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