Have you considered purchasing gifts for frontline workers to express your gratitude for their hard work and dedication to serving their communities? It’s been over a year since COVID-19 starting ripping through communities around the world. Frontline workers, including nurses, doctors, first responders, food store workers, food processing workers, and so much more, have been right at the forefront of this pandemic. Not able to work remotely, these workers have put their health at risk for the benefit of others over and over again, countless times over the past year.
If you have a frontline worker in your life you’d like to show a little gratitude for, now is the time. Maybe they helped you out if you were sick, Or, maybe they just went out of their way to make things easier for you. No matter the case, here’s how to show your thanks.
How to Choose a Gift for a Frontline Worker
There are so many different options you can choose when it comes to a gift for a frontline worker. If the gift is for someone in your life who you’re close to, it’s easier to choose a gift that fits her likes, interests, and hobbies. It becomes a bit more challenging if you want to choose a gift for someone who helped you out during a tough time, such as a doctor or a nurse, who you may not know that well. In this case, it’s best to choose something a bit more generic, since you don’t really know the person on a deeper level. In this case, it’s a good idea to opt for a gift that a large majority of people would like, such as a tasty food gift or a spa kit filled with lotions and bath products.
If you’re buying something for a doctor, nurse, or first responder, you can get a little bit more tailored in your gift. After all, you know they spend a good deal of their life at work. Choose a pair of comfortable shoes or a pair of compression socks for a nurse whose always on her feet. Or, choose a large tote bag for a first responder who has to carry around lots of supplies for their work.
Top 10 Gifts for Frontline Workers
If you’re at a loss over what to get the frontline worker in your life, don’t worry. Here are ten amazing gifts any frontline worker would love to receive:
Give your frontline worker the gift of tasty treats. This collection comes with an impressive assortment of chocolate dipped pineapples, bananas, strawberries, and apples, fresh-baked cookies, and 27 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory chocolates.
Give her the gift of a little R&R on one of her (rare) off days. This box delivers chocolate covered strawberries, apples, and bananas, fresh-baked cookies, a bag of Maddy & Maize™ Popcorn, and a FandangoNOW Promo Code for renting a movie.
A large, roomy tote bag comes in extra handy in keep essentials on hand, no matter where their workday takes them. This heavy-duty canvas bag is made with durability in mind and can be personalized with a name or monogram.
Give the nurse in your life a pair of the world’s most comfortable shoes. Due to an ergonomically-designed midsole and outsole, these shoes create a sensation of flying just above the ground for comfortable wear all day long.
A year spent washing her hands for at least 20 seconds over and over (and over) again has likely left her hands dry and cracked. This hand cream features 20% organic shea butter, honey, almond extract, and coconut butter for the ultimate hydration.
This water bottle is vacuum insulated to keep her water cold until the last sip, no matter what emergencies pop up between now and then. It features a “chug cap” that’s perfect for drinking cold beverages and comes in your choice of 12 great colors.
Get her three pairs of compression socks that will give her feet and lower legs a bit of a blood flow boost when she’s on her feet all day. Plus, unlike typical compression socks, these socks feature beautiful colors and designs.
Give her the gift of relaxation. This smart heated neck massager instantly relieves neck pain in less than 15 minutes using a combination of heat and low cycle pulse technology.
This spa kit is filled with all of the essentials: organic soap, organic body scrub, solid lotion stick, lip balm, a candle, and matchsticks. Plus, the set comes in your choice of delectable scent pairings, such as wild orange and cranberry or peppermint and coffee.
Jackets are actually very helpful for nurses because hospitals can be cold and scrubs aren’t very warm. This jacket can be personalized with your nurse’s name and credentials, perfect for throwing over a pair of scrubs whenever it’s chilly.
Consider surprising a frontline worker in your life with a gift of gratitude. After all, it’s been over a year since COVID-19 first broke out and, since then, frontline workers have been at the forefront of the pandemic working to keep you and your loved ones safe, healthy, and comfortable.