Saturday 17th November 2018

McHAPPY DAY

JOIN US FOR McHAPPY DAY ON SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER!

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is calling on Aussies to dig deep and help put a smile on the face of seriously ill children and their families with the return of McHappy Day on Saturday 17th November.

As the largest fundraiser for RMHC Australia nationally, McHappy Day is crucial in raising funds for the charity, which helps keep families together while their seriously ill child undergoes treatment. Since it first started in 1991, McHappy Day has raised more than $42 million for RMHC and over $4 million in 2017.

What: McHappy Day 2018

When: Saturday, 17 November

Where: McDonald’s restaurants nationally

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:

  • Buying a Big Mac from the Macca’s near you – $2 from every Big Mac sold on McHappy Day will go directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities, and for the first time Big Macs will be available all day following the launch of McDonald’s all day menu
  • Looking the part and picking-up a pair of $5 McHappy Day socks or $2, $5, $10 or $50 Helping Hands 
  • Making a gold coin donation with one of our Bucket Brigades that will be out in full force on McHappy Day

To find our more, email mchappyday@au.mcd.com

MEDIA INQUIRIES

To fnd out more about McHappy Day opportunities and talent, please email

mchappyday@thisismango.com.au   

HEAR FROM OUR FAMILIES

Watch the videos below to hear from some of the families who have benefitted from RMHC.

ROSIE AND THE CARROLL FAMILY

Rosie, aged ten from VIC was diagnosed with Actue Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. The Carroll family have been staying at Ronald McDonald House Parkville since February.

EDEN AND THE TURNER FAMILY

Born 23 weeks premature, Eden needed a tracheotomy at seven months old to allow air into her lungs. Eden has spent over nine months of her life at Ronald McDonald House Perth.

ELI, AVA AND THE HOVEY FAMILY

Eli, aged two-and-a-half from QLD was diagnosed with Ectomesenchymoma, an aggressive from of cancer, he is one of only 44 worldwide with this rare condition.

EMMA AND THE FAIRHEAD FAMILY

Emma, aged ten from WA stayed at Ronald McDonald House Perth earlier this year when her 16 year old sister Jordyn was receiving treatment for a rare form of cancer, synovial sarcoma.

LILLIANNA AND THE SCALLAN FAMILY

Lillianna, aged four from WA undertook treatment for Leukaemia earlier this year. The Scallan family stayed at Ronald McDonald House Perth during her treatment.