National Nurses Week 2020: Free food deals

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National Nurses Week begins Wednesday, May 6 and what better way to celebrate than with free food deals?

Each year, restaurants around the country offer nurses of all kinds free or discounted meals and treats through the end of Nurses Week on May 12. Now amid the coronavirus pandemic, nurses are working even harder to provide care.

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Below are some of the eateries providing sweet treats, meals or a cup of joe to hardworking nurses in Georgia.

Chipotle is providing free burritos to health care workers beginning on Nurses Day May 6 following their 4HEROS campaign. The burritos are provided if workers signup here for a chance to receive them.

Cinnabon traditionally offers a free cinnamon roll at participating bakeries to nurses. The company partners with the DAISY Foundation, which recognizes "the exceptional work that nurses do for patients and families every day."

Dunkin' is giving health care workers a free doughnut and medium hot or iced coffee on National Nurses Day, Wednesday, May 6.

Home Chef is offering an exclusive discount to nurses, doctors, hospital employees, first responders and teachers who verify with at checkout.

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Insomnia Cookies is offering three free cookies when you buy nine throughout the week. Customers can opt to have it delivered or pick it up via preorder. If you prefer to send the cookies to someone out of state, there's no worries — the company delivers nationwide. It also and said on Facebook that "since this week is all about appreciating nurses & teachers, this deal is perfect for that nurse or teacher you know could use a sweet treat right about now."

Krispy Kreme is providing a dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts every Monday through National Nurses Week. The treats can be picked up in the drive-thru by showing an employer badge.

Little Caesar's Pizza has donated one million pizzas to health care workers and first responders throughout the country. Though the #PieItForward campaign customers can also donate pizza to local hospitals, police and fire departments when checking out. By doing so, customers have already donated an additional 125,000 pizzas.

McDonald's began offering Thank You meals in April to first responders and medical professionals who show proof of employment. Nurses are included in this and they can choose from breakfast, lunch or dinner options.

Mrs. Fields is offering 25% off the Heroes Collection so people can thank front line workers — including nurses. A bundle can be sent to doctors' offices or local hospitals.

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Outback Steakhouse offers 10% off all day, every day to nurses, doctors and other medical staff as well as military veterans and first responders. A valid medical, state or federal service ID is required.

Snickers is giving essential workers an e-gift card for a free Snickers bar that can be redeemed at Walmart. For every bar sent, Snickers will also donate to first responders through Operation Gratitude.

Starbucks is offering frontline health care workers and first responders a free tall brewed coffee — hot or iced — through the end of May.

Subway is partnering with Postmates to deliver subs to nurses and health care workers. For every $15 Subway order placed on Postmates, the sandwich and salad restaurant will donate a 6-inch sub to medical professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic through May 10.