At DonorsChoose, we appreciate teachers all year round, but from May 8 to May 12, the whole nation will unite to show thanks for teachers’ hard work and dedication. Teachers, in addition to the DonorsChoose week of surprises and funding opportunities, check out these giveaways and deals you won’t want to miss from companies that are cheering for you!
Deals and Giveaways from DonorsChoose Partners
LOFT: 15% off purchases
Our partners at LOFT are making sure that your teacher #OOTD (outfit of the day) is on point! They are offering 15% off purchases made when presenting a teacher ID. For more details about this deal, inquire at any LOFT or LOFT outlet location. Exclusions apply.
Today through to May 12, LOFT is donating $25 to select never-before-funded teachers with live projects, up to $25,000.
Great Wolf Lodge: 40% off reservations
If you’re an educator who loves to travel, this one's for you! From May 8-14 all educators can receive 40% savings on online bookings for any Great Wolf Lodge location. Use the code “TEACHER” when making reservations. This offer applies to stays through September 21.
Great Wolf Lodge is also celebrating teachers by donating $10 (up to $100,000 total) to DonorsChoose for every reservation made during this promotion.
More Deals and Giveaways
Learning A-Z: $10 off orders (Teacher Appreciation Week exclusive)
Learning A-Z is offering teachers $10 off any order of their extensive collection of flexible curriculum resources. Use code TEACHER from May 8-12 to unlock this deal!
Insomnia Cookies: Free 6-pack of cookies with $5 purchase (Teacher Appreciation Week exclusive)
Insomnia Cookies has a very sweet offer for teachers, school staff, and nurses: one free 6-pack of classic cookies with $5 in-store purchase from May 5-12! Proof of employment required – but Insomnia Cookies includes everyone: daycare, preschool, K-12 or higher ed educators or staff members employed by a school or daycare.
Potbelly: Free cookie or drink with purchase of entrée (Teacher Appreciation Week exclusive)
Potbelly is giving teachers a well-deserved treat by offering a free cookie or regular-sized soft drink with the purchase of an entrée. Teachers can choose from multiple options, including the Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie, the Sugar Cookie, and the Chocolate Brownie Cookie.
Costco: $20 shop card when signing up for a Costco membership (year-round offer)
Buying in bulk? Teachers know a thing or two about that! To show their gratitude, Costco is giving teachers a $20 digital Costco shop card with a new membership.
Michaels: 15% off total purchase (year-round offer)
Your students’ craft projects (and your DIY dreams) are closer than ever with a 15% discount on your total purchase. To qualify, teachers must have completed the educator verification process through the Michaels Rewards Program. It’s worth the sign-up, because this deal is available all year round!
Hanes: 10% off all orders (year-round offer)
Every day is Teacher Appreciation Day at Hanes! This year-round offer gives all members of the educational community, including retired educators, an additional 10% off at hanes.com. This is the one-stop shop for clothing basics – whether for hand-painting preschool graduation tees, stocking an essentials closet for teens’ self-care, or anything in between.
Headspace: Free access to classroom mental health resources (year-round offer)
Here’s a calm, happy, and stress–free offer: Headspace provides free, year-round access to Headspace for Educators, designed specifically for K-12 (primary-secondary) teachers and supporting staff. Classroom guides, meditation tips, posters, and student resources are all available free of charge.
Teachers, administrators, and school district employees qualify for an everyday 20% off discount. Helpful for the teachers who want to continue seeing the smartboard as well as their students do!
Cole Haan: 20% discount for teachers (year-round offer)
Cole Haan calls it extra credit, we call it awesome! Some school days require the comfy shoes — some call for the professional footwear. All the functional and fashionable options are 20% off for teachers at Cole Haan, all year.
Cheers to celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week this week — and every week!