We all feel pretty good when we get a deal. Especially free gas, which can eat up so much of our budget.
Well, a Massachusetts gas station owner is feeling pretty good because he’s on the other side -- giving gas away to some of those who deserve it most.
New World Gas station chain owner Jay Patel thought what better day than Memorial Day, when the country is celebrating America’s brave.
Doctors, nurses, hospital staff and EMT workers -- all health care workers can come to any of Patel’s 14 New World Gas stations across the state, from Springfield and Worcester to Lowell and Fall River.
Patel said he knows that it’s a small gesture of kindness amid really difficult times during this pandemic. But he says it’s the least he can do.
"All the managers will be at the store thanking them and saying 'thank you' for doing what you’re doing," Patel said. "My point is that if we step up during this difficult time, we’re all in this together.”