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THANK YOU nurses and teachers! Here are all kinds of discounts and freebies to celebrate YOU!

Posted at 1:44 PM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 14:46:59-04

We have a lot to celebrate! It's National Teacher Appreciation Week, and it's also National Nurses Week!

Nurses and teachers, thank you for all you do! You ALL have a special place in my heart and my life. Here are the freebies and discounts being offered!


At Chipotle from 3 p.m. to close on Tuesday, May 7, teachers get a buy-one-get-one-free deal for burritos, bowls, salads, or order of tacos.

Cicis is giving away one FREE Adult Buffet on May 7. Click here for the coupon you must present, and read the fine print.

McAlister's Deli is offering a FREE cup of tea to teachers through May 10. Click here for more information.

At Raising Cane's, teachers and school faculty can score a FREE box combo on Tuesday, May 7 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Grimaldi's is offering 15 percent off to teachers through May 11, and you can nominate a teacher to win a pizza party!

Harkins Theatres will give all educators with valid ID $5 movies and free small popcorn on May 7 to say, thank you!

Pei Wei is offering 33 percent off regular entrees to teachers with a valid ID May 6 - 10. This is for in-restaurant purchases.

Slim Chickens will give 20 percent off to students and teachers and offer a free cookie with dine-in and drive-thru orders.

Teachers can enjoy deals at Chick-fil-A. The deals vary by location, some are only available on Tuesday, May 7, while others extend for the entire week. Some are offering free Original Chick-fil-A Sandwiches to those with an I.D. Others are offering raffles to win prizes.

Some locations are even more specific. For example, the Scottsdale location on 89th Street and Shea Boulevard is giving away free Chick-fil-A sandwiches to teacher May 6 - 10 to Scottsdale teachers only between 4-6 p.m. It's a limit of one per person, and there's a raffle to win a Teacher Supply Cake, provided by Chick-fil-A and Office Depot's OfficeMax. They also have a teacher video challenge to win breakfast for a class.

After all of that food, you may want to work it all off! Teachers can work out FREE at all 17 Mountainside Fitness locations May 6 - 10. This promotion is available to all teachers across all levels of instruction, from preschool through higher learning. Just show proof of employment or bring your school identification.

SeaWorld San Diego is offering a complimentary Teacher Fun Card, plus two free single-day tickets to teachers. The teachers must be active and certified K-12 in Arizona and California credentialed school teachers. The deadline to register has been extended to May 10. Here's the link.

Fired Pie is giving teachers a FREE "Pookie" with a purchase of an entrée on May 7. That's half-baked cookie dough with ice cream on top.

Teachers can get pampered at Mane Attraction Salon in Phoenix, scoring 20 percent off haircuts until the end of May. As a bonus, teachers get a FREE "Bumble and Bumble Hair Masque."

Uberrito in Arcadia is giving away a FREE burrito, bowl or salad on May 7 to teachers. Present a valid school ID. It cannot be combined with any other offer, promotion or discount. The offer is valid for the teacher, faculty or staff member entrée only.


Giordano's is offering 20 percent off any dine-in or online orders May 6 - 10 in honor of teachers and nurses.

Moms, nurses, teachers, and military members, click here to see how you can score a free trip from Sandals Resorts.


MOD Pizza is offering buy-one-get-one-free pizzas and salads on May 12 for nurses.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop is giving away a free drink or cookies with a purchase of a sandwich or salad through May 12 to nurses with an ID or those who show up in scrubs.

Nurses with an ID can get a free MiniBon Roll or four-pack of BonBites May 6 - 11 at Cinnabon.

What other deals have you seen? Email me so that I can add them to this list!