McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations
McDonald’s is hosting its fifth annual Green for Grads scholarship fundraising event. During the one-day event, all participating Southern Nevada restaurants will donate $1 from every Extra Value MealÒ purchased locally. Funds raised will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas scholarship program.
Dozens of community leaders and local politicians including Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross, Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen and Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroeder will volunteer their time to visit and greet customers at local restaurants and raise donations for the scholarship program. Entertainers from shows including Divas Starring Frank Marino and Chippendales will also support this year’s event.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Open to close
All participating Southern Nevada McDonald’s Restaurants
Over the past four years, local McDonald’s owner/operators have raised over $230,000 with their annual one-day Green for Grads scholarship fundraiser. Since the RMHC of Greater Las Vegas Scholarship Program was established in 1999, local McDonald’s owner/operators have helped award more than $3.1 million in scholarships to 1,350 high school seniors in Clark and Nye counties.
Last year’s Green for Grads event resulted in a total of $41,113 in donated scholarship funds.
Southern Nevada’s McDonald’s franchisees are proud to give back to the community they serve. Local McDonald’s owner/operators support a variety of programs that focus on education, literacy and the well-being of children, including Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas, Spread the Word Nevada and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.
To locate a participating McDonald’s restaurant near you please visit www.mcnevada.com. For the latest local McDonald’s news, promotions and contests, follow us on Twitter at @McDonaldsVegas. You can also find your favorite local McDonald’s restaurants on Facebook.
Please contact MassMedia with inquiries about a full list of guest appearances and times. Media will be welcome to attend and interviews can be arranged upon request.
For more information about this event please contact Amanda Arentsen at (702) 433-4331 ext. 222 or by cell at (702) 278-6044.
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