Media Advisory - McDonald's® Canada Celebrates 22nd McHappy Day®

TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - On May 6th more than 1,400 McDonald's restaurants across the country will celebrate the 22nd McHappy Day – a nationwide fundraising event where $1 from every Big Mac® sandwich, Happy Meal® and any sized hot McCafé® beverage sold will be donated to Ronald McDonald Houses and other local children's charities across Canada. All across Canada, athletes, media personalities, local dignitaries and celebrities will join restaurant crew behind the counter to raise money for Canadian families and their children.


22nd McHappy Day


Wednesday, May 6, 2015


TORONTO – 9:30 a.m. EST

McDonald's Restaurant

356 Yonge Street

  • George Cohon, Founder, McDonald's Canada and McHappy Day
  • Cathy Loblaw, President and CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities® Canada
  • Families from Ronald McDonald House® Toronto
  • Ronald McDonald, McDonald's Canada

About McDonald's Canada

McDonald's is the leading foodservice company in the world. McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited and its Canadian franchisees own and operate more than 1,400 restaurants with more than 85,000 employees from coast-to-coast. Approximately 80 per cent of McDonald's Canadian restaurants are locally owned and operated by independent entrepreneurs. For more information about McDonald's Canada, visit or follow us on Twitter (@McD_Canada), Facebook ( and Instagram ( for updates on our business, promotions and menu items.

SOURCE McDonald's Canada

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For further information: McDonald's Media Relations Line, 1-877-786-3342

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