— Local Franchisees Donate Manicures and Massages to Mothers at RMH-NY —
Press Release – New York, NY, May 11, 2017 – In celebration of Mother’s Day, local McDonald’s franchisees honored women staying at the Ronald McDonald House of New York (RMH-NY). The franchisees brought in a local nail salon, which pampered the mothers with manicures and massages to thank them for all they do for their children and families.
McDonald’s franchisees Court Norman, Linda Dunham and Paul Cottrell visited the House and wished the moms staying at the house a happy Mother’s Day.
“As a proud board member for the Ronald McDonald House of New York, I am honored to give back to the mothers and their families staying at the House,” said Linda Dunham, a local McDonald’s franchisee and RMH New York board member. “As a mother, I empathize with what these women are going through and admire their strength and dedication.”
“We are so thankful for all that the local McDonald’s franchisees do in support of our House,” said Ruth Browne, President and CEO of Ronald McDonald House New York. “This Mother’s Day celebration meant a great deal to these moms who have dedicated so much to their children and families.”
“McDonald’s franchisees in New York City are committed to giving back to the community, especially to organizations which we are so closely tied to,” said Paul Cottrell, a local McDonald’s franchisee. “These mothers are an inspiration to all of us, and I am glad we were able to provide them with some time to relax and enjoy themselves.”
About McDonald’s New York Metro Region
As one of the brand’s flagship markets, McDonald’s New York Metro Region represents one of the world’s best known brands within the Tri-State area. Based in Iselin, New Jersey, the regional office oversees 600 McDonald’s restaurants and more than 100 franchisees located throughout the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Tri-State region. The regional office is run by a team of leading professionals in the fields of operations, marketing, public relations and public affairs.
About Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Through its global network of 300 Chapters in 63 countries and regions, its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room® and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, and millions of dollars in grants to support children’s programs worldwide, RMHC provides stability and vital resources to families so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. All RMHC-operated and supported programs, enable family-centered care, provide a bridge to quality health care, are a vital part of the health care continuum and give children and families the time they need to cope better together.