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Chipotle Celebrates Healthcare Heroes With $1M In Free Food


No one can argue that healthcare professionals haven't gone above and beyond these last few difficult years, especially during the pandemic. And all that hard work and dedication hasn’t been lost on Chipotle.

Today the chain announced it would award 100,000 healthcare workers with free burrito e-cards. The cards total over $1 million worth of free Chipotle food.

In honor of National Nurses Week, beginning May 6, through May 10, healthcare workers can sign up to win one of the e-cards at the chain’s microsite at At-random entrants will be selected to receive an email in order to verify their healthcare employment status via, after which they will receive the e-card. Winners will be contacted directly during the week of May 13.



"Healthcare professionals have overcome countless challenges in the past several years, continuing to show up and selflessly serve our communities," said Chris Brandt, Chipotle chief brand officer in a release. "We're proud to continue to support these dedicated individuals and want to express our gratitude with a fresh and convenient meal."

Customers can also contribute to medical workers themselves through the purchase of the new Healthcare Heroes E-Gift Card, of which Chipotle will match 10% of purchases to donate to the American Nurses Foundation. The e-card is available at through the end of Nurses Week on May 12.

Additionally, customers ordering online and on the Chipotle app can round up their change on their bill to support the American Nurses Foundation also through the end of Nurses Week. The American Nurses Foundation is the nonprofit division of the American Nurses Association, which aims to “achieve a healthy world through the power of nursing,” per the release.

Over the years Chipotle has given away more than $5 million worth of free food to healthcare workers.

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