Kroger First Responder Discount Supermarket and pharmacy workers have been at the forefront of providing Americans with essentials, including food and medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to their exposure and risk of infection, they are being recognized with special recognition discounts from Kroger.
Kroger employees who qualify for military discounts of 10% can also take advantage of a quarterly allowance for OTC health items that can help lower out-of-pocket healthcare costs at its 2,100 pharmacies across the country. This program is open to active duty members, retired military, veterans and their family members including spouses and dependents.
First responders in Washtenaw County have come together to combat food insecurity and hunger in Washtenaw County. On Saturday, local police, firefighters and EMTs will partner with Food Gatherers – a nonperishable food collection event held from 11 am to 3 pm at select Kroger stores – collecting nonperishables which will go towards helping stock the network’s local pantries.
Kroger is offering additional assistance to first responders affected by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana. Their Houston division will deploy laundry trailers to two stores near Sulphur and Lake Charles with washers and dryers so people in need can access clean clothing and bedding.
Kroger recently announced an expansion to their employee discount offer to include emergency responders such as police officers, firefighters and EMTs. Employees eligible can show their work ID badge to receive 10% off in-store; online customers can enter BIGHEROES when checking out. This offer applies to active or retired military, veterans and their families as well as federal law enforcement agents, fire fighters and EMS workers – plus those currently working within emergency services themselves!