In response to the coronavirus pandemic, 7-Eleven will not be giving out free Slurpees on July 11 this year.
“At 7-Eleven, our top priority is the safety of customers, Franchisees and employees,” 7-Eleven senior vice president and chief marketing officer Marissa Jarratt stated in a press release.
Gathering nine million of our closest friends in stores on one day just didn’t feel right, but I am heartened that we now have the opportunity to help the communities and neighborhoods that have been the lifeline of our business since 1927.
Instead, loyalty app members with 7-Eleven can get one free Slurpee drink anytime this summer, among other deals, according to a press release.
The company plans to give one million meals to Feeding America in honor of 7-Eleven Day.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19, 7-Eleven has installed sneeze guards and visual floor markers for social distancing.