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7-Eleven Day is canceled this year, meaning no free Slurpees

The convenience retailer has celebrated July 11 (7/11) every summer since 2002 as 7-Eleven Day, with free Slurpees for all who visited one of the stores. But it's been canceled this year. And, yes, you can blame it on the pandemic. Instead, 7-Eleven said it would celebrate its birthday by donating one million meals to Feeding America, a national nonprofit. "At 7‑Eleven, our top priority is the safety of customers, Franchisees and employees," 7‑Eleven Senior Vice President Marissa Jarratt said in a statement. "Gathering nine million of our closest friends in stores on one day just didn't feel right, but I am heartened that we now have the opportunity to help the communities and neighborhoods that have been the lifeline of our business since 1927," Jarratt said. Even though 7-Eleven Day is canceled, there's still a way for many Slurpee fans to get their free fix of the brain-freezing slushie. All 33 million members of theRead More – Source

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