Allbirds offers front line NHS workers free pair of shoes

Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds are offering 2,000 front line NHS staff a free pair of shoes, for the next 24 hours.

The footwear brands move aims to show their appreciation for NHS staff members during this difficult time. 

Doctors, nurses and medical staff can claim their free shoes for the next 24 hours, on a first-come basis by filling out the form on their website with your details, BirdsForNHS.

Sandeep Verma, Managing Director of Europe, Allbirds told TheIndustry.fashion: “We admire everything the NHS is doing for our communities. To show our appreciation for healthcare workers on the front lines fighting COVID-19, we’re offering a pair of shoes on us as a small way of saying thank you and providing comfort for the long hours they’re putting in to keep us safe and healthy.” 

Allbirds have consistently been considerate of the impact of COVID-19, being one of the first high street stores to close in order to protect staff and customers. 

Allbirds confirmed that employees would continue to be paid and receive the company benefits they’re entitled to. All corporate staff will begin to work from home.

Co-CEO’s Tim Brown and Joey Zwillinger issued a statement, announcing: “It’s hard to navigate the unknown, but as we continue to better understand how to slow the spread of COVID-19 we want to do all we can to keep our customers, employees and local communities safe.

21 COMMENTS

  1. Many thanks fo the offer of free shoes
    I work at a NHS urgent care unit and need some new shoes for work.
    I work 12 hours and on my feet all day

    • Hi Jenny,
      We send our heartfelt thanks to you and all your colleagues at this most trying of times. We are forever indebted to you. In case you haven’t, please do fill out the form, linked in red, in the above article to submit your request to Allbirds. Their shoes are stylish, comfy and fully sustainable and we hope they go some way to making your vital work a tiny bit more bearable.
      Good luck to you and keep well,
      Lauretta and TheIndustry.fashion team

  2. I would appreciate this so much I was on a shift yesterday and my feet were aching in the stupid runners I was wearing

  3. Many thanks for this offer I work in the community for northumbria nhs looking after vulnerable adults on my feet for 12 hours a day , I would appreciate a new pair of work shoes , thank you

  4. I work in the Stroke unit in Luton and Dunstable hospital working 12 hours shift and with the current crisis I can see that only increasing.. Thanks for the lovely support from u all….

  5. I appreciate a pair of shoes in this crisis and very important to us comfort through long working hours.

  6. Amazing contribution thanks so much I work at a local pharmacy and have been run off are feet meds need making up and delivering to patients who are isolating in there homes and the vulnerable in the warrington area.

  7. I added a pair to my cart, and added the discount code but got charged full price – now I have had to request a refund and ask them to return the shoes – not the supposed aim of the offer !!

  8. Such a wonderful gesture! There are so many hard working people in this crisis and these acts of kindness are so welcome. Thank you!

  9. I worked 12 hours shift and my feet are on the go at all times…a comfy shoes is much appreciated…Thanks in advance

  10. I really appreciate your Gratitude towards all health care workers in Nhs. Thank you for the offer. I work in Nhs in Chelmsford. I work in Theatre. Any compassionate and care work demands working on top of your toes. Its really thoughtful cause to look after us.

  11. I work in one of the nhs community nursing team in north Yorkshire.
    Amazing how quickly go through shoes when on you feet all day..

  12. I really need a new pair of work shoes since breaking my leg last year gone thru 4 pairs of unsuitable theatre shoes nothing I buy feels comfortable

  13. Hi,
    I work as a paramedic in London,
    All the support from everyone has been fantastic in this difficult time,
    Stay home If possible and stay safe.
    Cheers Dave.

  14. I’m an emergency Nurse working long hours in the hospital and responding to all emergencies around the hospital site.

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