You Can Support Canadian Relief Funds By Filling Up On McDonald's French Fries
The new initiative will be around until May 21.
This is a pretty tasty deal!initiative will donate money to Canadian relief funds for two weeks. So, you can eat fries and help out a good cause at the same time.
Fries For Good, a nationwide initiative in Canada put on by the fast-food chain, will help out Canadians in need.
From May 8 to May 21, McDonald's Canada will donate a portion of proceeds from all its salty snacks that are sold across the country to the Canadian Red Cross.
That money will go towards supporting individuals and families that are in need through different relief funds.
There's the Canadian Emergencies & COVID-19 Response Fund and the Nova Scotia Stronger Together Fund.
Plus, it'll also help with disaster response and preparedness work in communities all over Canada.
"With several recent tragedies adding to the hardships already created by the current global pandemic, we wanted to find a way to rally Canadians and support our communities that need it the most right now," said John Betts, president and CEO of McDonald's Canada, in a news release.
So, just by getting an order of potato-y goodness, you can help out fellow Canucks.
"The Fries For Good initiative provides a simple and easy way for all Canadians to contribute to relief efforts coast-to-coast," said Betts.
It also helps Canadian farmers who are facing challenges during the pandemic.
"Canadian farmers are a driving force in our business and we hope Canadians' love for our fries will allow us to not only make a significant donation to the Canadian Red Cross, but also reinforce our support for Canadian potato farmers while making a positive impact on their business," explained Betts.
A bunch ofthat would've been made into french fries are being put into storage because there are too many of them now.
If you want to help out this cause or just eat some fries, you can order through McDelivery, the drive-thru or the McDonald's app.
The global fast-food chain is also facing its own challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Athat supplies ground beef to locations across Canada had to shut down because of an outbreak. That led the company to source beef from supplies and facilities from .
There's also ato ensure physical distancing in the kitchens.