On WEDNESDAY, MAY 3RD, McDonald’s invites Canadians to unite as neighbours on McHAPPY DAY to support local families when they need it most. $1 from every Big Mac® sandwich, Happy Meal®, and hot McCafé beverage sold in McDonald’s restaurants will go to RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES CANADA and local children’s charities across Canada. This year, McHappy Day celebrates a special milestone in Canada, marking the 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INCEPTION OF MCHAPPY DAY. Over the years, McHappy Day has raised more than $56 MILLION in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities and local children’s charities. The 15 Ronald McDonald Houses and 16 Ronald McDonald’s Family Rooms keeps over 30,000 FAMILIES close to their sick child while they receive the treatment they need each year.
All registered participants as well as those who have not yet registered are invited to the Canadian Cancer Society office. The meeting will be from 6:30 until 8:00 pm. There will be a quick presentation about Relay, answering questions and registering new participants, as well as sharing info about what to bring, what to wear, what time to get there, etc.
There will be a free community car seat clinic hosted by the Peterborough and Area Car Seat Partnership at the Peterborough Fire Services Main Fire Station (210 Sherbrooke Street, Downtown Peterborough). Certified Educators will be on hand to answer questions and assist Parents, grandparents and caregivers with installation of car seats. Residents can also email firstname.lastname@example.org at any time for help related to car seats.