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Teacher Appreciation Week began May 3, and with it comes freebies and discounts for educators.

Here are some businesses that are offering special deals for teachers. Check in with your nearest location to make sure they’re participating.

  • Sonic Drive-In: From May 3-7, receive a free large drink with app purchase using promo code “TEACHERS”
  • Papa John’s: From May 3-9, receive a large 1-topping pizza for $8 for delivery or carryout using promo code “APPRECIATE”
  • McDonald’s:
    • On Tuesday May 4, receive a free McFlurries with promo code “TEACHERS”
    • From May 3-7, receive a free breakfast sandwich or bakery item (cinnamon roll, apple fritter, or blueberry muffin) along with any size
      hot or iced McCafé Premium Roast Coffee
  • DSW: From May 3-7, receive an additional 20% off regular-priced items and 10% off clearance items (some exclusions apply, see
    associate for details, selection may vary)
  • Pollo Campero:
    • New users who download the app receive a free two-piece meal when they purchase a drink
    • Until May 24, buy one to get one Camperitos Meal free
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: From May 3-7, receive 20% off your purchase using promo code “TEACHERS”
  • Staples: From May 3-7, receive 20% off in-store purchases using promo code “TEACHERS”

Correction: A previous version of this article included a Chick-fil-A deal that is not available at most locations.