McDonald’s Restaurants Raise Almost $10,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Published 1:33 pm Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Sales of the Shamrock Shake and Shamrock OREO McFlurry will make a difference in local communities
Johnson City – McDonald’s owner/operators across the Southern Appalachian Region will donate $9,982.75 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Southern Appalachian. This comes after a very successful Shamrock Shake and Shamrock OREO McFlurry campaign earlier this year.
 
“McDonald’s customers have always played a critical role in raising funds for families staying at local Ronald McDonald Houses while their children receive life-saving medical treatment,” said Malia Grant, CEO of Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. “We are grateful for this continued support. Through this generous donation, we are able to provide a place of healing for families when they need it most.”
 
Honoring the legacy of Shamrock Shake’s integral role in the building of the first Ronald McDonald House, participating McDonald’s restaurants donated 25 cents from every Shamrock Shake and Shamrock OREO McFlurry sold from February 3, 2021, to March 31, 2021, to local RMHC chapters.
 
“As always, we’re thrilled to be able to help Ronald McDonald House Charities serve families in their times of need,” said local McDonald’s owner-operator Jim Davis. “This is yet another opportunity for us to give back to an organization that does so much for others.”
  
The RMHC of Southern Appalachian provides a supportive “home-away-from-home” for families and their children who are receiving medical treatment at area hospitals. They provide guest families with all the comforts of home – plus a local support network – so they can focus on their child’s healing.
This financial support is one way McDonald’s continues to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and its network of local chapters.

About McDonald’s USA
McDonald’s serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 25 million customers every day. Ninety-five percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by business men and women. For more information, visit mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter @McDonalds and Facebook at facebook.com/mcdonalds.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through its global network of over 275 Chapters in more than 65 countries and regions, and its three core programs: the Ronald McDonald House, the Ronald McDonald Family Room and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, RMHC helps families with ill or injured children stay together, and close to the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide. RMHC programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit rmhc.org. Follow RMHC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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