First Responders Put Others First. Now It’s Our Turn to Return the Favor.

Putting complete strangers’ needs and safety above your own takes a lot of courage, bravery and selflessness. First responders are true heroes and we would like to thank them for all they do with a Pork Big Deal on us. From September 12-15, first responders enjoy a free Pork Sandwich, Sidekick and Soft Drink. Just verify your first responder status below for a free Pork Big Deal code.

How It Works

  • 1. Verify You're a first responder

    Use the link below to verify your first responder status. Be sure to bring your proof of employment when picking up your order.

  • 2. Receive your coupon code.

    Once verified, we’ll email you a unique code good for a free Pork Big Deal.

  • 3. Get your free pork big deal

    Redeem your unique code at Sonny’s BBQ or online at checkout from September 12-15.

By verifying your identity, you are also signing up for the Sonny’s ‘Q Crew to receive news & special offers. You are also agreeing to Sonny’s Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Know a first responder who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Nominate them today.

Nominate a first responder you know who does good in the community for a chance to have Sonny’s throw them a free BBQ feast in their honor. It’s called Random Acts of BBQ and we use them to reward those making a difference every day.

Nominate a first responder now

First Responders Pork Big Deal Giveaway Terms

First Responders who are legal U.S. residents and 18 or older are eligible for the First Responders Pork Big Deal Giveaway (“Offer”). Please visit to confirm you are eligible. Beginning at or around 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 1, 2022, through 7:00 p.m. ET, September 15, 2022, to apply, please visit [] and follow the directions to complete and submit the application form, including providing a copy of your employee I.D. or other information required by to verify your employment and eligibility.  Limit one (1) application per person. Upon submission, your application will be verified, and you will be sent an email within seven (7) days of submission confirming your eligibility (“Notification Email”). If you are eligible and verified for the Offer, your Notification Email will include a coupon code redeemable for one (1) Pork Big Deal (Pork Big Deal includes a Pork Sandwich, Sidekick, and Soft Drink). Eligibility will be determined by Sonny’s Franchise Company (“Sonny’s”), in its sole discretion. 


Code is redeemable for one (1) free regular-priced Pork Big Deal.  Valid for one-time use for orders through participating Sonny’s locations in the US. Code expires on 9/15/2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Redemption is subject to availability. No substitutions will be permitted. Not valid on catering orders or delivery orders through third-party platforms. Restrictions may apply to use with other coupons, promotions, or special offers. Void if reproduced, altered or shared (including online or through a mobile device or app) and where prohibited. Code will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Not redeemable for cash.  


Internet distribution of code is strictly prohibited and codes that are purchased, traded, bartered, sold or auctioned may result in code being voided. Codes are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee. Any code that is generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the redemption process is void. A code is void if not obtained from authorized and legitimate channels, or if the code is, in whole or in part, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained via fraud or theft.  Released Parties (as defined below) are not liable for printer errors or issuance of any void, misprinted, or irregular code resulting from production problems or errors. Liability for an irregular code is limited to providing another code, subject to verification of original code irregularity. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, delayed, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled applications, Notification Emails, other emails, codes or other communications of any kind; or for errors or difficulties of any kind relating to the Offer. Sonny’s reserves the right to cancel or modify the Offer at any time. Sonny’s, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, service providers, partners, and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Offer. Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Valid only in the U.S.A. Personal information you provide in connection with this Offer will be used in accordance with Sonny’s Privacy Policy, available at  and’s privacy policy available at (as applicable). Offered by Sonny’s Franchise Company. 

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