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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 12: An exterior view of Chick-fil-A during the coronavirus pandemic on May 12, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 292,000 lives with over 4.3 million infections reported. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

I wish this was happening in Charlotte but alas you can only take advantage of this deal if you will be driving through Lynchburg, Virginia.

I’m sure you’ve heard that there is a coin shortage in the country right now. Well, at least one Chick-Fil-A has found a unique way to restock their coin inventory, and the public will be rewarded for it.

Tomorrow in the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, the Chick-fil-A franchise will be giving away free food to anyone who brings in $10 worth of change. Customers who bring in $10 of rolled coins between 9 am and 11 am and 2 pm and 4 pm will not only get a $10 bill in return, they’ll get a voucher for a free entree, with the store limiting customers to 10 coupons.

Sadly, this promotion is not nationwide, since Chick-fil-As are independently owned and operated, but the company does support it. They said in a statement, “Due to the decrease in coin circulation nationwide, some restaurants may choose to offer incentives like this one to ensure they maintain enough coins to provide guests proper change, should they choose to pay with cash.”

  • And they aren’t the only ones offering incentives for coins. Some 7-Elevens are offering free Slurpees to anyone who trades in $5 in change for $5 in cash.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige