On Wednesday May 10th seven McDonald’s restaurants in Belleville, Trenton, Brighton, Campbellford and Madoc raised $34,615.64 for The Children’s Foundation serving Hastings, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Counties. Funds raised will support local at-risk children and youth through programming that provides opportunities to play sports, go to camp, learn new skills, attend post-secondary education and more.
"A great big Thank you to the people in Quinte West, Brighton, and Campbellford for coming out to support McHappy Day this year! The day was a huge success because of your generosity. We also want to thank our fantastic staff in all our restaurants, for all their hard work. We are so proud of them and the work that they do every day." Ken & Cynthya Schmidt, proprietors
Bob Doyle, Owner of McDonalds in Belleville and Madoc said, “What an awesome day of community coming together to support a great cause. Thank you to the volunteers, the customers and to my team for making the day such a huge success.”
“The Children’s Foundation is humbled by the generosity of the whole community”, says Melanie Cressman, Executive Director. “It was an inspiring day of collaboration across our region, and we are excited by the number of children that we will be able to help as a result of it’s success. Thank you to Ken and Cynthya Schmidt and to Bob and Sylvia Doyle for the honour of being chosen as the local Charity of Choice.”
The Children’s Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for children and youth in need by providing educational opportunities, inspiring activities, engaging experiences, and resources, that empower children and youth for future success, in the communities of Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties.
Visit www.thechildrensfoundation.ca for more information.
For more information
Melanie Cressman, Executive Director
613.962.9292 ext. 5