Thank a health care worker as Chipotle gives them free food

“Thank you isn’t enough. We owe you all so much for your brave perseverance and skill. With tremendous respect and appreciation,” Ally S. wrote on Chipotle’s wall of gratitude.

In addition to giving 250,000 burritos to health care workers across the country, Chipotle is giving the public a chance to say thanks for everything nurses, doctors and others have done during the coronavirus pandemic.

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You can comment with a message of appreciation and tag a health care hero on Chipotle’s social posts on:

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Chipotle also will feed those who are working on the front lines.

Beginning 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, April 29, medical professionals can sign up here to receive a free burrito.

“Given the events of the past year, we are once again bringing our fans together to show appreciation for the heroic efforts of the healthcare community,” chief marketing officer Chris Brandt said in a press release.

Chipotle is also launching a new egift card program that will support health care workers.

Beginning Wednesday, April 28, the brand will match 10% of special egift card purchases and donate the funds to the American Nurses Foundation, which is the charitable and philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association, with the mission to transform the nation’s health through the power of nursing. The foundation supports research, education and scholarships.

The last day to buy an egift card is May 9. You will receive the full value of the egift card buy, with proceeds based on specific denominations available via

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