Teachers have had to deal with a lot since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this week, select restaurants and companies are giving back to educators in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Teachers play such a critical role in educating and shaping our children. This year the challenges have been, well, more than unusual. Teachers have continued to be kind, patient, hard-working, and dedicated to their jobs even when faced with adversity and at times ridicule.

Here are just a few of the businesses that are offering special deals for teachers from May 3-9:

Mainstream Boutique Grand Blanc:

Come in to Mainstream Boutique this week and show your teacher ID and receive a special gift from them!

Great Harvest Bread- Grand Blanc:

This week ALL sandwiches are $5.00 each for teachers!! Just show us your school ID and they'll make you a fresh sandwich any way you want! Great Harvest Bread Company

Shift- Flint:

Show your ID at Shift and get 20% off through May 8th. You can also join them for a special Teacher Appreciation Party Wednesday, May 5th, from 5pm-7pm!

Buffalo Wild Wings:

Teachers and school staff will receive 20% off their order at participating locations all week long.

Sonic:

Use promo code TEACHERS at checkout online or in the app to unlock a free large drink or slush with any purchase.

Office Depot:

Office Depot is celebrating teachers by giving 25% back in OfficeMax Rewards on qualifying purchases. Just present the coupon and rewards number at checkout. The coupon is available online at officedepot.com.

Staples:

Teachers get 20% off in-store purchases for Teacher Appreciation Week from May 2-9 when they present a valid school ID at check-out. In-store only and exclusions apply.

Ford:

Teachers and consumers who take a virtual test drive through May 7 will receive a $50 e-gift card that can be used to contribute to teacher requests on DonorsChoose. The company says it will fund $1 million worth of classroom resource requests through the nonprofit that provides teachers a platform to receive funding for their school needs. Learn more and take the test drive at drive4urschool.com/teachers.

Costco:

Costco is offering an exclusive teacher membership. Those who join as a new member are eligible to receive a $30 shop card. This exclusive teacher offer is only available online.

Insomnia Cookie:

From Monday through May 9, teachers get a free classic cookie with their teacher ID, no purchase necessary. Or they can get a free six-pack with any purchase.

Although there are not enough ways to truly say thank you, hopefully these little freebies will help bring a smile to all the amazing teachers out there.

 

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