This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with McDonald’s®. All opinions remain 100% honest.
When I walk into my local McDonald’s in New Orleans, the first things that come to mind are my favorite crispy fries, a cold drink to help with the New Orleans heat, delicious apple slices and of course the convenience of a quick balanced meal for my kids at a great price. But did you know there is so much more to McDonald’s than the menu?
- Free immunizations for children in New Orleans and surrounding parishes via the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
- College scholarships for students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement. With the support of McDonald’s owner/operators in the greater New Orleans area, RMHC-SLA awarded 40 – $1,000 scholarships to students in the greater New Orleans area last year.
So the next time you run in to McDonald’s with the kids, know that you are supporting a great cause because McDonald’s donates 1¢ to RMHC for every Happy Meal and Mighty Kids Meal sold. In fact, I will send you on your way with one $50 McDonald’s gift certificate for one Experimental Mommy reader (enter below). Ready to do more? The RMHC of South Louisiana has volunteer opportunities, too!
172 thoughts on “Beyond the Arches: Ronald McDonald House Charities”
My kids are fry fanatics
My son likes the fries best.
the apple slices are my sons favorite and my daughter loves the fries
My kids like the fries.
my daughter loves the fries
My niece’s favorite Happy Meal side is fries!
Our kids like the fries. I know they get the apple slices, too.
The fries are my daughters favorite but I think it is because she really likes to feed them to the dog. Who doesn’t mind at all.
My daughter loves the French Fries
My son likes the apples.
My sons love the fries.
My daughter loves the Happy Meal fries
My son’s favorite is the yogurt.
My daughter loves the fries
My kids like the apple slices, that’s what they always choose
The apple slices are the favorite.
They like the apples 🙂
My granddaughter likes the apples.
s favortie are the apple slices
It is fries.
My nieces like the apple slices.
My children’s favorite is the fries.
My kids like the french fries.
Is there anything better than fries?
the apple slices
My daughter likes the fries!
The apple slices.
My little ones favorite is the cuties side when they have those!
My daughter likes fries.
My śon loves the apple slices and my daughter loves the fries.
My boys love the fries.
Mine liked the fries and apples. Thank you
French fries–it’ going to be hard to replace McDonald’s fries 🙂
Fries are the best side at my house
My grandchildren love McDonald’s fries.
My kid loves the sliced apples with caramel!
My grandkids like the fries.
fries fries and more fries
of course my grandkids just love the fries the best
We love the fries but I don’t mind because they usually eat healthy foods.
Both of my kids ask for the apples or the yogurt lol sometimes both .. the mostly ask for the apples though
He loves the french fries.
The gogurt is our fav.
My kids always liked the fries the most
French fries lol thank you.
French fries, of course!
They see, tp like apple slices
We like the french fries.
I’d love to say apple slices but it’s french fries!
He usually wants another Happy Meal as a side. Lol!
The shakes is what they always ask for
The fries are their favorites.
She loves to get the apple slices as a side!
The yogurt is her favorite so far.
the apple slices but when they offer mandarin orange slices they are always preferred!
They both love the apple slices.
Who doesn’t like the fries?
she definitely loves the fries but we try to get her the apple slices.
My niece loves the apple slices
Definitely the French Fries
Not sure if my kids even still eat happy meals, but my granddaughter loves the apple slices!
The kids all love the chocolate milk.
My granddaughter has to have the fries with hers.
apple slices are her fav.
The Ronald McDonald House is a charity close to my heart. When my nephew was suffering from pediatric cancer, my brother, sister-in-law and other nephew spent a lot of time at the Ronald McDonald House in Danville, PA because the hospital was so far from home. Unfortunately, my nephew passed away the day before his 10th birthday but every year when I get my income tax money, I make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House in his memory. So if any of your readers are looking for a good charity to donate to, this is one.
The Apple Slices because they’re crunchy!
The apple slices. We love apples
He loves the apple slices.
they like the fries
My child’s favorite Happy Meal side is the Cuties . She loves those.
granddaughter always goes for the fries first!
My son loves the fries.
My daughter loves the French Fries
I very much enjoy the fries in the happy meal. I know they are terrible for me but I just love them so much.
My granddaughter loves the apples as a side.
My son loves the gogurt side.
My kids like the go-gurt
Thankfully mine loves the cuties
My son likes French fries.
the girls love their french fries! 🙂
MY KIDS LOVE THE FRENCH FRIES 🙂
French fries are their favorite side.
My kids love the fries!
My daughter loves the fries!
My boys love the fries…
Fries, they are good.
Mine always asks for the apples but I want the fries 🙂
My kids like the apple slices for a side
Apple slices and then fries.
My kids love the fries, whatever they do to them. They are so good.
Fries, my daughter could eat fries all day everyday.
My daughter loves the apples and the fries, usually gets both. Thanks so much for the chances to win.
The toy is Madison’s favorite side lol, no seriously though its the fries.
My son’s favorite are the fries.
My niece loves french fries.
They all love the fries.
My son is a french fry addict.
Fries of course
I don’t have kids, but I would say the small fries.
Fries, cause they don’t get them at home! 😉
Apple slices are the favorite side.
They love apples
Apple slices are what we choose!
My daughters like apple slices.
THE FRENCH FRIES!
They eat the fries and then fruit!
My niece loves the apple slices!
It is definitely the french fries.
Mine likes the apple slices the most. Thank you so much for this awesome chance!
My granddaughter loves french fries
The sliced apples are their favorite.
My child’s favorite Happy Meal side is french fries
The french fries
My favorite is French Fries 🙂
Apple slices but we so miss the caramel sauce!
my son loves the go gurt my daughter loves the fries
My daughter loves the fries and apple slices!
believe it or not my kids love the apple slices most.
We can’t get enough McDonalds fries.
apple slices, or the oranges when they have them
my sons favorite is apples
We all love the fries!! Thank you!
My child love’s the fries as a side the most.
French fries. And being the terrible parents we are we let him have them lol.
The fries of course
French fries for sure!!!!
My kids love french fries
They always ask for the apple slices!
Twins = GoGurt & Youngest = Apple slices 🙂 I end up eating their fries because they are not fond of them LOL
My son loves cuties
French Fries — of course! 🙂
they love fries
French Fries !
Fries for sure
Our little guy loves the fries.
Without a doubt, FRIES
When my daughter was young she liked the fries. As a matter of fact she still likes them.
My daughter likes the fries.
No kids, but I do love the fries!
Mine love the gogurt (daughter and the apple slices boys
Fries, fries, and much more fries. The more, the merrier!
My daughter loves fries.
My kids love the apple slices.
My daughter loves the cuties oranges they’re her favorite
They love french fries.
It would be the fries.
My daughter loves the fries.
My daughter loves fries & would rather have one of their Cuties rather than the typical choice of either apple slices or yogurts… And my son loves their apple slices & also gets fries with his Happy Meals. 🙂
My grandson loves the apple slices the best.
The apple slices!
My daughter likes the apple slices in her happy meal!
Apples are her favorite.
Thanks for the contest.