Full disclosure: If you click on a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
First responders and healthcare workers have been at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting many companies to offer discounts and freebies as a token of thanks. Some of the biggest names in food delivery, travel, automotive and more have joined GovX – an app which instantly verifies if customers belong to military or first responder organizations such as police officers or firefighters–offering them exclusive rewards just for belonging.
GovX was launched by entrepreneurs Shannon and Mark Van Buskirk – who also created Oakley’s online marketplace – in 2009. To verify users, GovX uses the Defense Manpower Data Center; verification should take no more than a minute or two and use is free of charge.
Polaris Off Road offers discounts of up to $250 in off-road accessories for off-road vehicles; Ford provides special financing packages to veterans, active military members, medical professionals, first responders and first responders; Purple offers 10% discounts to healthcare workers like audiologists, EMTs, FDs, doctors, nurse anesthetists paramedics and psychotherapists who qualify.
Many other vendors, like SOUNDBOKS (free shipping to first responders and military for orders of $20 or more) offer their products free of charge! GovX makes all this accessible with one tap; download their app now to start shopping!