For me, EVERY day is National Coffee Day but for the rest of the world, they've made one official day for that, which is tomorrow, Thursday the 29th of September. This morning as I sipped my 3rd cup of coffee I checked out my Twitter feed and a few news sources to find out where some of the best 'coffee deals' are to score a cup for free or a discount to honor this oh-so-important day.
There are two places (big names) that are NOT discounting their coffee nor giving away any for free (McDonalds and Starbucks I'm talk to you) - however if you are of a 'give back to the world' frame of mind you might be soothed by knowing your purchase will donate a tree or if you live around a certain city, they'll donate some funds to house homeless youth in that area. For the rest of us who believe WE will give to our OWN choice of charities or causes and don't need companies to 'give' in our names so THEY get the tax-write off... there are a handful of pretty sweet coffee deals out there.
Coffee Beanery: Get any size fresh brewed coffee for $1 at Coffee Beanery on National Coffee Day 9-29-16
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WAWA: Right now, customers can get any-size coffee for just $1 at Wawa! And FYI their pumpkin spice is back.
DUNKIN’ DONUTS: Thursday isn’t just National Coffee Day — Dunkin’ Donuts’ is also celebrating 66 years of keeping people running! To mark the occasion, customers will be able to get a medium-sized coffee for just 66 cents. And if you take them up on that sweet deal, be sure to get a selfie with your brew using Dunkin’s Coffee Day geo-filter on Snapchat.
MCDONALDS: Isn't going to give customers any breaks on the price of coffee -The McCafé coffee will still be regular price but the McDonald’s of the Greater Philadelphia Region will be donating 100 percent of their McCafé proceeds to Covenant House Pennsylvania and New Jersey to help provide homeless youth with housing.
KRISPY KREME: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is giving away a free 12 oz. cup of joe and a free original glazed doughnut to go with it!
CUMBERLAND FARMS: Score a free hot or iced coffee at Cumberland Farms by texting the word “FREECOFFEE” to 64827.
GLORIA JEAN’S COFFEES: People who visit Gloria Jean’s Coffees between 2 and 5 p.m. will get a free 8 oz. White Chocolate Cookie Chiller or a small cup of coffee.
Another company that won't make your brew cheaper but instead will do something for someone else for every brew bought: Starbucks: You don’t have to feel guilty about that third cup of coffee because Starbucks is donating a coffee tree on behalf of each customer who purchases a brewed Mexico Chiapas coffee!
SMOOTHIE KING: Smoothie King is offering a BOGO coupon for one of their Coffee High Protein Smoothies.
Pilot Flying J: Claim your free small cup of Pilot Coffee or any small hot tea or cappuccino of your choice.
Peet’s Coffee: At participating café locations, Peet’s will give away a free medium drip coffee with the purchase of any fresh food item. The chain will also announce the top 10 finalists for its Ode to Coffee First, a video contest by Project Greenlight and Peet’s Coffee which shows the role coffee plays in our daily lives.
Pilot Flying J: Get one free small cup of Pilot coffee, tea or cappuccino using an online coupon available at Pilot Flying J’s Facebook page. The offer is available for customers in the U.S. and Canada from 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m. EST on Sept. 29, 2016.
Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and a free Original Glazed doughnut will be available on Sept. 29 at participating locations in the U.S.
Atlas Coffee Club: First bag of coffee is free when people sign up for a monthly subscription to Atlas Coffee Club, a travel themed coffee subscription. Use the discount code: coffeetravels2016.
Keurig.com: Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 2, Keurig will offer deals on several coffee drinks. Customers will get 20% off Green Mountain Coffee K-Cup pods and 15% off other beverages like Green Mountain Coffee and the Original Donut Shop with the code GREENSAVINGS at checkout.
Cumberland Farms: Get a free Farmhouse Blend or Bold coffee in any size at Cumberland Farms with a coupon. Customers can text the word FREECOFFEE to 64827 to receive a mobile coupon for their free cup on National Coffee Day.
Dunkin' Donuts: Coffee-fans can purchase a 66-cent medium hot coffee to commemorate Dunkin' Donuts' 66th anniversary.
Caribou Coffee: Caribou Coffee will donate a free cup of coffee to caregivers at health facilities and hospitals across the country, when people purchases a cup of Amy's Blend coffee on National Coffee Day. Amy's Blend Coffee and merchandise sales support CancerCare.
Bruegger's Bagels: If you snap a selfie with a Bruegger’s coffee cup and post the photo on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook by Sept. 29, you will be entered to win one of five Bruegger’s Bottomless Mugs, which retail at over $185, according to Bruegger's.