McDonald’s Philippines announced on Tuesday that its Ronald McDonald House Charities will serve 20,000 meals to communities affected by Typhoon Odette (RMHC).
To reach and serve affected communities, the fastfood chain said it is collaborating with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, the Naval Reserve Command Multi-Sectoral Linkaging Committee, AirAsia, Philippine Airlines, and Coca-Cola.
“In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette, it is devastating to see the damage it has brought to the lives and livelihood of our kababayans, especially during this Christmas season. Now more than ever, we all need to work together to provide them with relief and help them rebuild. At McDonald’s, we are always guided by our core value of malasakit, and our immediate response is our commitment to serve 20,000 meals,” said Kenneth S. Yang, McDonald’s Philippines President and CEO and RMHC President.
McDonald’s franchisees in the affected areas are also mobilizing to provide meals, according to the company.
T“We will continue to work with our partners both in the private and public sector for other opportunities to extend assistance to the hard-hit areas of Typhoon Odette,” Yang further stated.
People can also donate by depositing money into the following RMHC bank accounts, according to the company:
Account Name: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philippines, Inc.
Metrobank Account Number:
BPI Account Number:
BDO Account Number:
Donations can also be made at McDonald’s locations across the country using a BPI or GCash QR code, or by visiting rmhc.org.ph.
The Kindness Kitchen is a program of RMHC, which aims to serve meals to those in need – affected communities, medical health workers and other frontliners like the police, LGU volunteers and government agencies; and extend help to the different marginalized sectors without access to food. Since it began operations in 2020, McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen has served over 550,00 meals.