STANDISH, Mich. (May 4, 2020) Recognizing all healthcare heroes are working long hours and continuing to serve Michiganders in need, Forward Corporation today announced it will serve up free coffee for frontline health care workers. Beginning Monday, May 11, through the end of the month, those who present valid identification can visit any of Forward Corporation’s 26 Shell and three Marathon convenience stores across Central and Northern Michigan and the Thumb and receive a free coffee.

“We are so grateful for the countless healthcare workers who continue to serve community members in need during this unprecedented time,” said Abby Moniz, fifth-generation president of Forward Corporation.

This effort comes on the heels of Forward Corporation’s extension of its appreciation pay for hourly Forward convenience store and Subway® associates through Tuesday, May 19. For more information on Forward Corporation, visit

About Forward Corporation

Forward Corporation, a fifth-generation, family-owned and operated Michigan company, has been in business over 90 years. With 29 Shell and Marathon convenience stores, Forward Corporation’s brand portfolio has grown to include Subway restaurants, Super 8 Motels, a Quality Inn, and The LumberJack Restaurant in West Branch. Forward Corporation also owns and operates Forward Energy, a heating fuels business, and T.R. McTaggart, a custom screen print and embroidery business. Headquartered in Standish, Mich., Forward Corporation proudly employs 1,000 Michigan residents across the state.