National Coffee Day: Where you can get free coffee in New Jersey
There’s plenty of free and reduced-price coffee to be had in New Jersey on Thursday, to celebrate National Coffee Day.
All 730 Wawa stores are offering free coffee in any size on Thursday, and the convenience chain expects to hand out 2 million cups.
"At Wawa, we’re always looking to go beyond filling customer orders by fulfilling the lives that we touch every day, so we’re excited to play a part in International Coffee Day by giving customers free. any-size coffee all day long at all of our locations," Chris Gheysens, Wawa president and CEO, said in a statement. Customers can take advantage of the offer multiple times throughout the day.
(International Coffee Day is actually Saturday, Oct. 1, but Wawa is observing that on Thursday as well.)
Krispy Kreme is offering a free small coffee and a glazed donut at its stores on Thursday. While the store currently only has one store in New Jersey, on Haddon Avenue in Collingswood, commuters heading to New York will find a location at Penn Station.
Users of McDonald's mobile app can get a free, small hot or iced coffee on Thursday. However, the chain's South Jersey locations will donate all coffee purchases on Thursday to Covenant House New Jersey in Atlantic City.
"The funds raised will provide food, clothing, shelter, and counseling for homeless kids who have been robbed of the gifts of home and family," said Jim White, executive director of Covenant House NJ, in a statement. "And the awareness raised will get more good people involved in helping homeless kids."
Dunkin' Donuts is using the day to mark the occasion of its 66th anniversary by offering 66-cent medium coffee.
Starbucks is donating a coffee tree with the purchase of every cup of Mexico Chiapas coffee on Thursday.
Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.
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