If you step foot into a hospital and glace at health careworkers' attire you will see two things in common: scrubs and Crocs or similar shoes. Keen is giving away 100,000 pairs, valued at $10 million; Merrell has delivered 1,200 pairs of shoes and boots to Michigan-based health-care workers; and Crocsis offering free styles to health-care workers on its site as well as donating 100,000 pairs in conjunction with select medical facilities and organizations. On Wednesday, Crocs hit its daily free pair limit.
In a statement posted to Twitter, Crocs said, "Our goal has always been to keep people comfortable in their own shoes and now, in the face of adversity, there are certain individuals who need that feeling more than ever".
Healthcare workers can go to Crocs.com to place their free order of classic Crocs or Crocs at work.
Krispy Kreme is saying "thank you" and hoping to bring joy to millions in the medical community on Monday, March 30 (National Doctors' Day) and every subsequent Monday through National Nurses Week (May 6-12), by providing all healthcare workers free dozens of Krispy Kreme glazed donuts.
"These workers have our deepest respect, and we are humbled to be able to answer their call and provide whatever we can to help during this unprecedented time", says Rees. We simply ask for consumers to use their best judgment and only request their free pair of Crocs shoes if they are involved in an area of caregiver work where their job puts them at risk of coming into contact with or directly fighting the COVID-19 virus.