93.1 WPOC's Free Plug Friday

93.1 WPOC's Free Plug Friday is keeping an eye out for our many friends in the Baltimore area. Thank you for everything you do for our community!

Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital's ER is up and functioning 24/7 and we have special hours for our senior and at risk clients. We are giving 50 % off at our resort for watching the pets of all the front line workers/ military, police, firefighters, nurses, doctors and hospital workers with a valid ID. Visit rockygorgevet.com or call our resort at 301-575-5700.

To help ensure the safety of senior citizens and other at-risk members of our community such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, Safeway is reserving seven AM to nine AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays for them ONLY to shop. You can also order your groceries online now at www.safeway.com! We appreciate your patience and support.

Jerry’s Siding & Roofing physical offices may be closed, but we are still operating as normal and have a sale on roofing! We are still installing siding, roofing, windows, etc., and running appointments! Give us a call at 410-766-6800 or visit us online at www.jerryssiding.com to schedule your appointment today.

Mt. Washington Tavern

To help the community in this difficult time, The Mount Washington Tavern has provided food donations for deserving families through the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s catholic schools. So many folks have had their weddings cancelled due to COVID-19. The tavern team is able to turn a wedding around in days if need be. Beautiful ample space and an all-inclusive team to make one fabulous day. Visit mtwashingtontavern.com for more!

High's 49 stores remain open and they thank first responders, doctors, and nurses. All First Responders, doctors, and nurses in uniform will receive a free coffee or fountain drink during their visit at any of High's 49 locations.

From Boyle Buick GMC family to yours stay safe and well. All of Boyle Buick GMC's departments remain open and they are following CDC recommendation for a safe and clean environment. Call 410-569-1800 for hours and to schedule an appointment.

The Maryland Food Bank is essential to feeding vulnerable Marylanders statewide – right now during this COVID-19 crisis – and beyond. Help stock their shelves with the most needed nutritious foods so they can continue to make sure that Maryland’s children, seniors and families have enough to eat at mdfoodbank.org/covid19.

Dash In Convenience Stores remain open 24 hours a day to serve essential personnel and are working closely with their vendors to ensure critical products such as bottled water and non-perishable foods can remain stocked in our stores. In an effort to support all of the communities they serve, Dash In donated $50,000 to each of the following; Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Feed More, and Capital Area Food Bank. In addition, Dash In has improved the frequency and depth of their cleaning procedures to ensure they continually disinfect high touch areas with high-grade sanitation products. They’ve temporarily banned reusable cups in an effort to minimize the risk even further and have temporarily closed all seating areas.

Healthcare workers and first responders need our support now more than ever. Join Dash In and lift up our frontline heroes with a free, personalized snack-o-gram. Visit dashin.com today to send a snack and a note to those working tirelessly to keep us safe.

Giant pickup is open and providing 100% contactless service however, demand is extremely high right now, for more information on Contactless Service from Giant Food, please go their website atwww.giantfood.com. Every morning from 6:00am-7:00am, that shopping time is reserved for individuals with compromised immune systems (regardless of age), senior citizens, as well as caregivers for customers who are unable to shop because of their health. In addition, you will see signage and new procedures in Giant Food stores to encourage social distancing. They are also in the process of installing temporary plexiglass shields for higher-traffic areas, such as pharmacies, cash registers, and customer service desks.

Nando's Peri-Peri is committed to bringing hot catered meals to hospitals near every Nando's in North America once a day. And providing free meals to anyone with a valid hospital ID. We’ve allocated 50 free meals per restaurant per day for members of the restaurant industry who have been laid off, because we’re not chicken, we’re family.

*Free meal is defined as ¼ chicken with chips, our signature dish. To redeem, guests must present a recent pay-stub or any original document of restaurant employment. Offer must be redeemed by in-person takeout order, and is not valid for delivery or online ordering. Limited to one meal per day while supplies last. Terms and conditions are subject to change.

Visit nandosperiperi.com or download the app!

Crew members are the backbone of the live music industry. Live shows would not be possible without these incredible people behind the scenes of each and every concert. Live Nation is extending a helping hand to those workers who need it the most by creating the Crew Nation Fund. Live Nation will match all donations dollar for dollar, up to $10 million. Visit livenation.com/crewnation to donate or buy merch to support the cause now.

Dunkin’ wants to remind you that we’re all in this together, which is why they have delivered 40,000 gift cards to medical workers at 157 hospitals across the country and counting. Send a hero you know a little thanks and treat them to a coffee break with a Dunkin’ eGift Card. Join in and go online at DunkinCoffeeBreak.com and send a Dunkin’ eGift Card to the hero in your life today – a doctor, nurse, first responder, teacher, neighbor, grocery clerk, postal worker and beyond. For every gift card purchased, Dunkin’ will donate $1, up to $100,000, to the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation emergency funds, that go straight to non-profits helping families affected by coronavirus. America Runs on Dunkin’.

Clyde's Group, Farmers Restaurant Group, Bethesda Cares, Community Food Rescue, Grass Roots Crisis Intervention & Community Action Council of Howard County have teamed up to launch "Food It Forward" allowing people to donate meals to frontline workers and also community members. Food It Forward allows restaurant Partners to continue to provide employment for their staff & allows those most in need to receive food during this pandemic. A meal donated through Food It Forward, supports not only local restaurants but also provides healthy food to our local community members affected by the COVID-19 Crisis. Visit fooditforwardmd.com/ for more info!

The Greene Turtle is offering 50% off pickup orders for First Responders (available at participating locations) and invites everyone to enjoy 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘𝗥𝗬 on all orders $25+ when you order from turtletogo.com or $𝟱 𝗼𝗳𝗳 $𝟮𝟱 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗿𝘆𝗼𝘂𝘁 orders! Find details at www.thegreeneturtle.com

Doc’s Riverside Grille in Centerville MD has an open tab running for healthcare workers and first responders and is working with "non-essential businesses" to promote their business with donations from those businesses and customers to pay for the meals. To order online, visithttp://www.docsriversidegrille.com/

CVP Towson has delivered over 1K meals to healthcare workers and 1st responders and healthcare workers at local hospitals.They've been w orking together with the community, in business for 30+ years and their current motto is One Team, One Goal: Feeding heroes one meal at a time. To donate meals for COVID-19 front line workers, visithttps://www.cvptowson.com/

Kooper's is serving all first responders by taking cheeseburgers to hospitals and feeding on/off duty police/fire and EMT’s all week through Friday from the truck located in front of Kooper’s Tavern and Kooper’s North. They are selling handmade masks for $5 and all money goes to feed first responders (limited amount of masks). To order online, visithttp://www.koopers.com/

Hook Hall is offering care kits and family meal – every day from 6-8 PM for our friends in the hospitality industry and they have formed a workers relief fund: https://www.ramw.org/educated-eats. Learn more and donate at http://www.hookhallhelps.com/

Taco Love is providing meals to hospital healthcare workers and supporting small business by purchasing carry out meals from local restaurants every night for our staff and their families. To order online, visit www.tacolovegrill.com

Severna Park Taphouse is open daily, 11am - 8pm with a full menu of beer, wine and liquor as well as offering a market place with household essentials. They are delivering meals to Anne Arundel County Fire Fighters and nurses and stay safe by offering no contact curbside carry out. Order by phone 410-793-5759 or by visiting www.severnaparktaphouse.com.

Hard Yacht Cafe is located on the water in Dundalk, open for breakfast daily from 7am - 7pm during Covid Crisis for curbside delivery or carry out. They are offering 1/2 price food and drink always for first responders and medical professionals. Order by phone 443-407-0038 or by visiting www.hardyachtcafe.com

Brookside Market has carry-out, curbside and delivery AVAILABLE during their new hours of operation: Sunday-Wednesday 12P to 5P and Thursday-Saturday 12P to 7P. Beer, wine, spirits, dessert & MORE are available and they ask that you lease have credit card information ready for curbside and delivery ($20 minimum for delivery). They have provided 400 meals to hospital workers, goal is 1K, pay it forward to donate: https://www.brookside.market/product/pay-it-forward/1403?cs=true

Latitude38 Waterfront Annapolis is a premier Annapolis Restaurant Downtown, with unique members happy hour club that are currently open Thursday thru Sunday for curbside and delivery. We have hosted 4 Free Community Markets which have been able to give 600 prepared meals, and over 1500 bags of groceries to our city residents. First Responders are invited to be the first attendees each market, and any food left over is given to the firehouse and police station. While our markets are primarily self-funded, we do need help from others to keep them going. Please contact Justin at justin@latitude38waterfront.com

Geresbeck’s Market is 3 generations of being family owned and operated since 1971 and voted best in town bakery, produce and overall grocery store 2 years in a row by avenue news and award winning seafood dept. Over 90% of our product is homemade fresh everyday and we now have provided over 100 meals to four different local hospitals and their staff. Geresbeck's offers reserved hours for elderly and is supporting non-essential businesses by selling their products in store, also offering a very large selections of Maryland made brands. People can contact us directly if they would like to help or make a donation to help feed the front lines and or families in need by visiting http://www.geresbecks.com/, emailing boxnsavemd@verizon.net or contacting Justin at 410-686-0100.

Fogo de Chaoi is making a difference in their community by donating 10% of every to-go, delivery and catering order to No Kid Hungry, to help feed kids in need across America. They are also surprising first responders and healthcare professionals with deliveries of fresh fire-roasted meats and sides to thank them for all they're doing. While Fogo's dining rooms may be closed, they are offering a daily hot meal to all of their furloughed team members.

Glory Days Grill is offering “TO GO” Options with online ordering at their 21 restaurants throughout Virginia and Maryland. You can now order online at GloryDaysGrill.com or call in your order "TO GO" and carry out!

Beer, wine and now pre-mixed cocktails available to go and new Family Meals now available from Glory Days Grill, including 4 Cheeseburgers and fries for $34.99! They are also offering 24 Wings for $24 - Happy 24th Anniversary to Glory Days Grill! Order online or call us!

Pizza Boli's is open for pick-up or delivery. We deliver pizza, subs, wings, salads, pastas and more! Ordering at all our 80 locations is available over the phone, on our website at www.pizzabolis.com and through our mobile app. Please call or visit our website to confirm hours.

Best Friends Fur Ever Dog Day Care is a 15 year old Maryland small business in Cockeysville & Joppa. They are offering full day, 1/2 day dog days care, overnight boarding, behavioral training and grooming. Bring your dogs back - it is safe and your dogs need the routine, exercise, companion playmates & socialization! They never closed - we got payroll protection and brought our team back - we need your business NOW. We donated 2,500 days of free day care to essential workers. Get 10% off all packages if you book before 5/3.

During this time, Spin is providing free 30-minute scooter rides and helmets to the countless healthcare professionals who are on the frontlines working tirelessly to keep people safe and healthy. Through the Everyday Heroes program, Spin has facilitated thousands of free rides for healthcare workers during this crisis. If you are a healthcare worker in a city where Spin is currently operating, sign up at spin.app/covid19 to receive this benefit. Check out the Spin app today to see if Spin is currently operating in your city.

Greater Chesapeake Charitable Foundation is a non-profit composed of insurance and finance industry professionals dedicated to improving the communities where they live and work. They've held fundraisers for local charities like McVet, The Cool Kids Campaign, and The St Agnes Foundation and are currently providing Covid Relief by delivering meals to First Responders and Health Care Workers. For more information, visit www.gccfoundation.org

Curbside Baltimore is a small business initiative of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. For more than 35 years, The Partnership has focused on community development through cleaning and maintenance, events and promotions, business development, and economic development strategies. How can you #CurbsideBaltimore? Purchase a gift card, just $20 for a $30 gift card or $30 for a $40. We will ship or email your gift card to you for free. All sales are final. For more information, visit www.curbsidebaltimore.com