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With a large number of retail stores closing their doors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many have been forced to temporarily switch up operating procedures, shifting focus to support online shopping platforms. Some businesses are going above and beyond those pivots, however, dedicating extra efforts to COVID-19 relief in any way possible.
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To give you some insight as to which retailers are doing their part to help contribute, allowing you to feel good about where you choose to spend your money, I’ve compiled a list of of several brands making a difference during this tough time, be it through donating money to manufacturing and distributing supplies, Better yet? They also happen to be hosting impressive sales to give a little something back to customers, too.
Though the home retailer opted out of its annual Way Day promotion in the light of COVID-19, it came up with something even better: its Save Big, Give Back sale. From now through April 30, Wayfair is giving customers up to 80% off on bedding, office furniture and way, way more. The best part? You’ll be shopping for a good cause, since 10% of profits from this sale will be donated to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
Working out from home has become the new norm, and thankfully, Adidas is offering a 30% off sitewide coupon code to lower the cost of its top-rated activewear. Though there are select exclusions on certain pairs of sneakers, you can still nab discounted apparel, shoes and accessories for him, her and your little ones when you enter APRIL at checkout through April 30.
The sportswear brand is also stepping up to the plate on the charitable front, donating $3.6 million to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. In the U.S., Adidas is also matching employee donations at 200%. What’s more, the company has partnered with a 3D printing company called Carbon to create 18,000 3D-printed face shields each week for first responders and healthcare professionals.
Known for its top-quality at-home appliances, Dyson’s discounts on gadgets such as vacuums and air purifiers are nothing to sniff at. The Dyson Pure Hot + Cool HP04, for instance—one of our favorite air purifiers—is on sale for $599.99, falling $50 from its list price of $649.99. Customer savings also currently extend to cordless vacuum cleaners, hairdryers and more.
Even better, though, is the fact that the company is also producing CoVent ventilators to be donated in an international effort to save COVID-19 patients in need, with 5,000 devices already pledged for distribution.
4. Sling TV
I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been binge-watching just about any and every crime show I can find as of late. Though I’ve run out of options on Netflix, internet television provider Sling TV is offering binge-watchers free TV from 5 p.m. to midnight EST in an unprecedented special called Happy Hour. To partake, all you have to do is sign up on the site with your email address and zip code, then sign in from your viewing device of choice. It’s certainly worth trying out: Upon embarking on a year-long review of Sling, we found it be pretty solid, noting that it’s easy to use, works with most streaming devices and is largely reliable.
Pet owners, rejoice! Not only is Chewy offering a substantial 30% discount on first Autoship orders for new members, seasoned Chewy supporters can log into their accounts to save up between 5 to 10% off on autoship orders for select food brands, such as Greenies and Purina Pro Plan.
What’s more, the one-stop pet shop, located in South Florida, has donated more than $4 million in free pet food, healthcare products and other essential supplies to animal welfare organizations in the U.S. Additionally, the retailer partnered with its local humane society and distributed more than $24,000 worth of food to 580 families via a drive-thru food bank. More recently, Chewy joined forces with the Humane Society of the United State’s Pets for Life and Rural Area Veterinary Service, making a $1 million donation commitment to the programs.
The department store is known for its impressive deals, and right now, through Sunday, May 3, you can get 40% off selected full-price styles for the whole family. As always, free shipping and returns are included with every order, and some stores are even offering contactless curbside pickup.
In addition to giving you a great discount on top-rated brands, such as UGG, Tory Burch and Kate Spade, Nordstrom has partnered with Kaas Tailored, Providence and Ascension—one of the largest U.S. hospital networks—to create more than 100,000 face masks for hospital workers, with a distribution goal of 1 million. The company has also shifted its alterations team’s efforts in order to make an additional 60,000 reusable face covers for employees that are currently working to fulfill online orders.
While B&H’s New York City location is temporarily closed, the electronics hub is still shipping out online orders on all things tech, many of which are featured as daily deals. Take, for example, this USB-C Connector, which plugs into your laptop and allows you to work on a larger desktop monitor, on sale for $9.99 ($15 in savings).
As for doing its part to give back, the tech retailer has been donating chargers, battery packs, mobile accessories and more to healthcare teams in order to help them better connect with loved ones.
Nike is offering 40% off of its top-rated styles, including sneakers and his and hers apparel. Members of its rewards program are eligible for free shipping on every order, along with 60-day free returns, too.
More than that, however, the sportswear-centric store’s manufacturing and product teams are working closely with Oregon Health & Science University to design personal protective equipment, including full-face shields and air-purifying respirator lenses.
9. The Home Depot
The Home Depot is still up and running for online orders (though shipping delays are to be expected), and with discounts on select air purifiers, patio furniture under $300, closet organizers and more, it remains a hot-spot for home improvement projects.
Here, you can order just about anything, except for N95 masks, which the company removed from its shelves to donate to hospitals, first responders and healthcare employees. The home improvement store also donated millions toward the development of safe personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.
Through May 10, you can use the code YAYSPRING to get 30% off Coach’s best-selling styles, from shoes and bags to wallets and fashion-forward apparel and accessories.
Even more worthy of applause is the fact that Coach has committed to donating $2 million to New York City’s Small Business Continuity Loan Fund, which aims to assist small companies to stay afloat during this time.
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This article originally appeared on Reviewed.com: Stores giving back: How Nordstrom, Wayfair and more are helping with COVID-19