Teachers, school staff and administrators can get a free “Thank You Meal” Monday through Oct. 15 at participating restaurants nationwide during breakfast hours.
A valid work ID is needed to get the free meals that will be served in a classic Happy Meal box . The entrée choices are an Egg McMuffin, a Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit or a Sausage Biscuit. The drink choices are a medium hot or iced coffee or soft drink
The five-day giveaway is McDonald’s “first big national thank you gesture” for teachers, Jennifer “JJ” Healan, the company’s vice president of marketing, brand content and engagement, said in an interview with USA TODAY.
McDonald’s also is inviting its fans to honor teachers with a social media campaign using #ThankYouMeal on Twitter, TikTok or Instagram now through Oct. 15. The chain will spotlight some of the most heartfelt messages on its channels and local owners and operators will surprise teachers with breakfast delivery at their schools.