Teacher Appreciation Week 2020: Food freebies

The poll of 2,000 parents who have school-aged children comes from Osmo and OnePoll. Four in five add that teachers have earned a newfound respect from them.

Free and discounted food deals for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 through May 8 and to recognize instructors in Georgia and around the country, many restaurants are offering free and discounted items.

Despite parents pulling double duty as teachers amid the coronavirus pandemic, most deals are strictly for people employed as teachers.

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If you’re interested in scoring items like discounted pizza or a free slushie, you’ll want to check out these freebie food deals for teachers:

Cici's Pizza is offering a large specialty pizza for $5.99 at participating locations, according to USA Today. The meat eater, supreme and zesty veggie pizzas are excluded from the deal.

Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering select bagel gifts to send to parents homeschooling their children as a display of appreciation. There are three options available, according to QSR magazine. You can also order a bagel through DoorDash and have it sent directly to a parent-teacher.

Insomnia Cookies is offering three free cookies when you buy nine all week. You can have it delivered or do a preorder pickup. The company also delivers cookies nationwide and said on Facebook "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."

Pinkberry is providing teachers with a valid ID 50% off any size swirl. The offer is redeemable for one person per visit through May 9.

Sonic is providing teachers and "everyone who appreciates them" a free large drink or Slush with a purchase made through the app, according to Thrillist. Use code TEACHERS to redeem the offer through May 8.

Schlotzsky's is offering a free dessert tray in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Day May 5 with the purchase of a $150 catering order, Thrillest reported.

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