Patrons also had the option of donating more, or purchasing a pair of McDonald's socks as a way to donate.
"One hundred per cent of the money raised through McHappy Day stays in Saskatchewan, and that is an important message to know as well". Ronald McDonald House provides families of sick children a place to stay while their child is being treated at a nearby hospital.
Rest assured, the fast food giant still supports Ronald McDonald House and by proxy, CHEO.
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Students at Wausau's Lincoln Elementary school became philanthropists during the month of April, raising over $864 for the Marshfield Ronald McDonald House though a penny war and sno-cone fundraiser.
Staff from Ronald McDonald House were spread across the province on Wednesday, including Lloydminster, Meadow Lake, the Battlefords, Prince Albert and within Saskatoon. Established in 1977 by McDonald's Canada founder George Cohon, McHappy Day has helped raise more than $66 million for Ronald McDonald House Charities and other local charities.
The organization helps house families of kids who are in the hospital. We're rolling up our sleeves and lending a helping hand.