Sonic giving out freebies to teachers, school faculty this week

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PARMA, Ohio (WJW) — School is back in session after the holidays and Sonic Drive-In is showing some appreciation for teachers.

This week, the fast food chain is handing out free food items and drinks to teachers, faculty or school staff at K-12 schools or degree-granting universities.

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To take advantage of the freebies, teachers and staff must sign up for Teachers’ Circle by creating a Sonic account on the mobile app or online and “verifying your teacher status within your profile to start receiving special, exclusive rewards,” according to a press release.

Sonic is giving away the following items to Teachers’ Circle members this week:

  • Tuesday, January 16: Free Large Drink or Slush

  • Wednesday, January 17: Free Regular Breakfast Burrito

  • Thursday, January 18: Free Small Cold Brew

  • Friday, January 19: Free French Toast Sticks

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Officials say the company has donated more than $27 million to help fund classrooms since 2009.

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