Southern California McDonald's® Restaurants Ring In The School Year With Free Breakfast For Students In Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade On September 4
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To help children start the new school year with great momentum, and stress the importance of children eating a wholesome breakfast every day, participating Southern California McDonald's® restaurants will offer one free full-size Fruit & Maple Oatmeal to students in kindergarten through eighth grade on Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 6-9 a.m., while supplies last. To take advantage of this one-day offer, students are required to be accompanied by an adult when visiting a participating McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.
"It is essential that everyone eat a nutritious breakfast every day, yet often adults get by with a cup of coffee, a piece of toast or nothing at all," said Bonnie Modugno , MS, RD, consulting for Southern California McDonald's. "For children, skipping breakfast will likely impact their learning at school and their performance in after-school activities. To ensure they eat well early in the day, the Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is a great tasting breakfast choice that provides an excellent source of fiber and Vitamin C at only 290 calories."
The Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is freshly made with 100 percent natural whole grain oats and topped with about a half cup of real fruit, including a sweet and tangy medley of plump raisins, cranberries, and fresh red and green apples.
"McDonald's is committed to the well-being of children and to offering our customers the best quality, on-the-go food choices to meet their every day nutritional needs," said Michael Mangione, Jr. , McDonald's owner/operator and president of the McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California (MOASC). "This back-to-school season we are excited to offer a hearty breakfast choice to children and help propel their academic success this new school year."
For more information on the Fruit & Maple Oatmeal and McDonald's "Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices", visit www.McDonalds.com/changing.
MOASC is composed of more than 600 franchised and company-owned McDonald's restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Follow us on Twitter: @McDonalds_SoCal.
Contact: Elicet Vega
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