MCDONALD'S

$500K to Sandy victims

McDonald's Corporation announced it will contribute to Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts with a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross.

"Our hearts go out to everyone in the East Coast community, including our employees, customers and suppliers, who have been impacted by this devastation," said Don Thompson, McDonald's Chief Executive Officer. "We are part of the fabric of these communities and committed to doing what we can to help those so affected by this disaster."

Additionally, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. has made a $25,000 grant to the American Red Cross to assist in their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.