As doctors, nurses, first responders and other community heroes are working on the frontlines to stop the spread of COVID-19, many local companies are stepping in to say "thank you" for all that they do.
Below is a roundup of many ways that local businesses like restaurants, yoga studios, gyms, etc are saying thank you to those who are working to keep us safe and healthy. All the below companies are available to be interviewed via Skype or in-person.
With 21 location in the Valley, locally owned Fired Pie recently launched an initiative to say thank you to healthcare workers around the Valley through donating large catering packages to hospitals. This includes hospitals like Valley Wise Health, Phoenix Children's Hospital and Mayo Clinic.
StretchLab, an assisted stretch concept, recently hosted a blood drive at its Grayhawk location (20511 N. Hayden Rd.) in North Scottsdale on Thursday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will host another at its Gainey location (8787 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 218) in Scottsdale on Tuesday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
StretchLab is also offering free stretch sessions to Scottsdale fire and police departments, teachers and those who work year-round to keep the community safe. To support this initiative, StretchLab is allowing members to donate their unused stretches to community heroes. StretchLab will match those donations at its Arcadia, Gainey and North Scottsdale locations. Gifted stretches will be available to redeem upon its re-opening. StretchLab is already able to provide 100 donated stretches from community support received through this matching initiative.
Ignite THP is donating 20% of any new member dues to Feeding America to help during the COVID19 outbreak. Ignite THP has launched a FREE 30 day #IgniteYourImmunity Challenge in an effort to inspire those to workout from home. The challenge is free to everyone involved and utilizes the Teambuildr app to follow along daily and log the workouts that you complete.
Go to the App Store or Google Play Store and download the app Teambuildr
Once downloaded, login with the "Easy Join Code"
Easy Join Code: SP65 SPCB Password: RAT8ZBFO
Phoenix Beer Co.
We are all in this together. Local restaurant PHX Beer Co. believes in that and that’s why, beginning this Friday, April 3, through April 17, if you purchase a 14" pizza from their Scottsdale location for pickup, you can get a second 14" pizza half off that will be donated to the doctors, nurses and staff at HonorHealth Hospitals. Choose from signature pizzas like the BBQ Smoked Chicken, Brew Master, Funghi Fretzy or Create Your Own!
In addition to offering carryout, curbside pickup and market essentials, locally owned U.S. Egg will now match purchases of their U.S. Egg Protein Pancake Bars and donate them to Arizona National Guard and first responders across the Valley. Protein bars are available to purchase at all six Valley locations from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are $3 for one bar, $24 for 12 bars or $108 for 72 bars.
Tropical Smoothie Café
Tropical Smoothie Café, a leading national fast-causal concept known for its better-for-you smoothies, will give away 100,000 smoothies nationwide to healthcare workers and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. With nine Valley locations, local Tropical Smoothie Café franchisees will provide immune-boosting smoothies to those helping fight the crisis locally.