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The Margin: Free Crocs and Figs scrubs for healthcare workers: how to enter the giveaway

Crocs wants healthcare workers to nurse their overworked feet. 

The brand synonymous with the bulky, robbery clogs that have become a staple for many caregivers who spend long hours standing or running around on the job is bringing back its annual National Nurses Week promo to give healthcare workers a free pair of its shoes. And this year, it’s teaming up with Figs
FIGS,
-7.72%

to share free scrubs, too.

Crocs
CROX,
-5.19%

announced its third annual “Free Pair for Healthcare” program on National Nurses Day on Friday. The promo will give away 10,000 pairs of Crocs shoes and 10,000 pairs of Figs scrubs to caregivers across the U.S. via online drawings held throughout National Nurses Week, which runs May 6-12. Figs is also offering 20% off of everything on its site through the end of Nurses Week.

The footwear brand said that it launched the program in 2020 as a direct response to requests from caregivers and frontline workers looking for comfortable shoes at the beginning of the pandemic. And the company said it has donated almost 1 million pairs of shoes to healthcare workers around the world since March 2020.

Crocs CEO Andrew Rees said in a statement that the company has been “humbled” by the positive response to its “Free Pair for Healthcare” program over the past two years. “As a values-driven organization, providing comfort for our communities is the foundation of how we think about brand purpose and this program continues to highlight that doing the right thing will always be the right thing for Crocs,” he said. 

Heather Hasson and Trina Spear, the co-founders and CEOs of Figs, added that healthcare workers deserve recognition and thanks “now, more than ever.” 

So how can healthcare workers potentially score a free pair of Crocs or Figs scrubs? Here’s what you need to do. 

Enter the “Free Pair for Healthcare” drawing online here from noon ET on May 6 through noon ET on May 12.

You’ll be asked to fill out a form including your name, home address, email address, contact information and birthday, and to set up a login with EQL, the platform that will conduct the drawing. The giveaway also asks for your credit card details, although it says you will not be charged; the card number, they say, is needed to confirm your place in the drawing.

You will also be asked for your shoe size, top/shirt size and bottom/pants size. Crocs noted that the clogs will be either white, gray or navy. FIGS will ship scrubs separately, and you will receive an email once the companies have sent out your packages. 

While Crocs Inc.’s
CROX,
-5.19%

first-quarter earnings beat expectations and the company raised its financial forecast thanks to strong consumer demand, its shares are down 50% for the year so far. Shares of Figs Inc.
FIGS,
-7.72%

are down roughly the same amount for the year-to-date.

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