McHappy Day raises $8,181 | DrumhellerMail

McHappy Day raises $8,181


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McHappy Day left a lot of smiles and even more funds raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Wednesday, May 8,was McHappy Day in Drumheller, and the local McDonald’s Restaurant was buzzing with activity as local personalities helped out at the restaurant, filling coffee, working the drive-thru and selling McHappy Day merchandise.

In all, the Drumheller McDonald’s Restaurant raised $8,181.

“We are so grateful for the support Drumheller shows to RMHC Alberta. Such and amazing day filled with Community Spirit,” said Drumheller McDonald’s co-owner Summer Manca. ”We really appreciate all those that take time out of their workday to join us for an hour, and all those that came by for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between in support of McHappy Day!”

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The efforts were spurred along by support from the DVSS Student Council and Leadership class.  One of their initiatives was a barbecue at Freson Bros on Saturday, May 4. Teachers from Greentree school also showed their support volunteering and staging a “Stack the Mac” contest, Building towers of Big Mac boxes.

On McHappy Day, $1 from every Big Mac, Happy Meal and hot McCafé beverage sold goes to RMHC and other local children’s charities across Canada.