Harvey’s Gives Free Burgers to Frontline Grocery-Store Workers


VAUGHAN, Ont. — As part of an effort to thank frontline workers, Harvey’s is offering its flame-grilled burgers free to deserving Canadians in the new Harvey’s RV.

On July 17, Harvey’s kicked off its summer RV tour to thank frontline grocery-store workers and communities, giving away 50,000 free ‘Thanks’ burgers by the end of the tour.

This is one of many initiatives from Harvey’s to support and thank Canadians during this time. In March, Harvey’s said thank you to frontline healthcare workers by offering 50 per cent off its orders for themselves and their families and more recently, it partnered with Bauer Hockey, attaching payment machines to hockey sticks to help with physical distancing and putting associate and guest safety at the forefront.

The RV will be equipped with a number of safety features, including the Bauer hockey sticks Canadians will recognize from drive-thrus, as well as hand-sanitizer stations, stanchions and signage with instructions for ordering.

“Frontline grocery-store workers and Harvey’s restaurant associates have supported Canadians by providing food solutions throughout these challenging times,” says Chelsea Kellock, senior director of Marketing, Harvey’s Canada. “Harvey’s wanted to recognize and give back to our fellow food titans who are at the heart of their communities.”

For a limited time, Harvey’s will also give Canadians the chance to ‘pass along the thanks’ to their own community hero. Participants will be asked to share a photo at the RV and tag the deserving individual, who will then be eligible to receive a free coupon for their own ‘Thanks’ burger at their local Harvey’s. Those who would like to show their gratitude but are unable to visit the RV can still take part by sharing a story about their community hero on social media.

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