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Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

Cuatro estudiantes hispanos reciben la Beca Nacional HACER® de Ronald McDonald House Charities® de $100,000 para cumplir su sueño de ir a la universidad

 Cuatro estudiantes hispanos del último año de la escuela secundaria podrán hacer realidad sus sueños de ir a la...

Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

Four College-Bound Hispanic Students Receive $100,000 RMHC®/HACER® National Scholarship To Achieve College Dreams

 Four Hispanic high school seniors will have their dreams of a college education become reality thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities®...

Jul 05, 2014, 22:15 ET
NEW ORLEANS - (July 5, 2014) – Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton accepts an award presented by veteran radio personality Tom Joyner during the 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards, held at the New Orleans Theater July 5. McDonald's 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Rev. Al Sharpton, Will Packer, Iyanla Vanzant, Among Those Honored at 11th Annual McDonald's 365Black Awards in New Orleans

Notable community leaders, celebrities and entertainers were out in full force at this year's McDonald's 365Black Awards, held today at the New...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
The 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards will air on BET Sunday, August 10 at 10 p.m. EDT. The program will salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. This year's honorees include: civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton; music executive and entrepreneur Kevin Liles; film producer Will Packer; inspirational leader Iyanla Vanzant; former NFL athlete Dhani Jones and McDonald's Owner/Operator Henry Coaxum. Additionally, artist Skyler Grey and entrepreneur Gabrielle Jordan Williams will be recognized alongside this lineup with the first-ever McDonald's 365Black Community Choice Youth Award. (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

McDonald's 365Black Awards to Recognize Remarkable Leaders in Entertainment, Humanitarianism, Business, Sports and Inspiration for Dedication to Serving Communities

 In celebration of the 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards, the company will honor individuals who make positive contributions to the...

May 19, 2014, 16:35 ET

McDonald's USA incorpora un nuevo yogurt bajo en grasa como acompañamiento y presenta a un embajador del Happy Meal

McDonald's USA ofrecerá a sus clientes nuevas razones para sentirse bien con la diversión y los alimentos que hay en McDonald's con la...

Mar 11, 2014, 00:01 ET

McDonald's U.S.A. brinda a los niños la oportunidad de acompañar a sus ídolos del fútbol en la Copa Mundial de la FIFA™

 McDonald's USA está ofreciendo a los niños aficionados del fútbol la oportunidad de conocer en persona a sus ídolos del...

Aug 21, 2013, 11:50 ET
"Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight accepts McDonald's 365Black Award August 25.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

McDonald's® 365Black® Awards to Broadcast on Black Entertainment Television® August 25

McDonald's USA announced today it will televise its annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the first time on national cable television network Black...

Aug 01, 2013, 10:00 ET

McDonald's® Restaurants Of The Greater Philadelphia Region Donate $1,000 To Local Libraries Through Ronald McDonald® Summer Library Tour

 McDonald's® Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region have announced the return of the Ronald McDonald Summer Library Tour.  In...

Jul 16, 2013, 06:00 ET

The 2013 MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's Returns to the Greater Philadelphia Region Earlier and Hotter than Ever

 The MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's returns to make the most of summer by bringing Greater Philadelphia residents one-in-four odds of...

Jul 07, 2013, 07:00 ET
NEW ORLEANS - (July 7, 2013) -- Supermodel Beverly Johnson -- and 2013 McDonald's(R)  365Black(R)  Award honoree – walks the "golden" carpet honoree prior to the start of the 10th annual McDonald’s(R)  365Black(R)  Awards ceremony at the New Orleans Theater on July 6. The McDonald's 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Gladys Knight, Beverly Johnson, Dr. Steve Perry Among Those Honored at 10th Annual McDonald's® 365Black® Awards in New Orleans

Recording artists Yolanda Adams and Angie Stone pay tribute to recipients for dedication to strengthening communities  Entertainers,...

Apr 25, 2013, 10:09 ET
Multi-award winning gospel sensation Smokie Norful headlines McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour. With performances by chart-topping artists Tamela Mann, Lecrae, John P. Kee and Vickie Winans, the concert series brings together three generations of gospel music's finest to give back to communities nationwide. McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour will make stops in nine cities from May 9 through August 30.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

McDonald's and Gospel Music Superstars Announce Concert Tour to Give Back to Communities Nationwide

Three generations of gospel music's finest are teaming with McDonald's to give back to communities nationwide through the McDonald's Inspiration...

Apr 23, 2013, 13:21 ET

McDonald's® Incorpora el nuevo Egg White Delight McMuffin®, Ampliando así las Opciones Balenceadas de su Menú de Desayuno

 Esta semana, McDonald's presenta el nuevo Egg White Delight McMuffin, y la opción de claras de huevo a la parilla con queso cheddar...

Feb 14, 2013, 18:00 ET

Chester's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Selected To Play In 2013 McDonald's All American® Game In Chicago

 Rondae Hollis-Jefferson of Chester High School joined the ranks of high school basketball's elite today with his selection to the 2013...

Feb 08, 2013, 12:26 ET
Renowned DJ/digital guru Funkmaster Flex (front center) hosts McDonald's Flavor Battle finale in Miami Beach. McDonald's Flavor Battle 2012 champion DJ Risk One, alongside spin veterans/beatsmiths DJ Clue, Just Blaze and Spinderella judge finalists in the nation's premier competition for up-and-coming DJs.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Music Industry Icons Name DJ Element as McDonald's Flavor Battle Champion

 Last night, GRAMMY® Award winning DJ Spinderella, alongside renowned spin veterans/beatsmiths DJ Clue and Just Blaze, crowned DJ Element...

Jan 30, 2013, 09:00 ET
Acclaimed spin veterans/beatsmiths DJ Clue, Just Blaze, Funkmaster Flex and GRAMMY Award winner Spinderella join McDonald's to crown the nation's hottest, emerging mix-master. Three finalists will battle live in Miami for $10,000 and the 2013 McDonald's Flavor Battle championship title. Consumers can watch the finale live on www.FlavorBattle.com, February 7 at 9 p.m. EST. McDonald's Flavor Battle is a national DJ competition that features some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters and beatsmiths.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Acclaimed Music Producers, Award-Winning DJs to Judge 2013 McDonald's Flavor Battle Finale in Miami

McDonald's USA today announced renowned spin veterans/beatsmiths DJ Clue, Just Blaze and GRAMMY® Award winner Spinderella will judge three of...

Dec 24, 2012, 13:34 ET
Television correspondent Amanda Seales spins the latest tracks for the McDonald's Flavor Battle launch party in Times Square. McDonald's Flavor Battle is a national online DJ competition that showcases some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters and beatsmiths. Photo Credit: Cali |York Photography.   (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC, Cali |York Photography)

McDonald's Flavor Battle Unveils Finalists in Nation's Premier DJ Competition

McDonald's Flavor Battle, a national disc jockey (DJ) competition featuring some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters and beatsmiths,...

Nov 16, 2012, 10:44 ET
Hip-hop artist/actor/TV host Bow Wow, entertainment/celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie, hip-hop artist/reality TV star Astro and TV correspondent Amanda Seales celebrate at McDonald's Flavor Battle launch party in Times Square. McDonald's Flavor Battle is a national online DJ competition that showcases some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters and beatsmiths. Photo Credit: Dario Cantatore.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC, Dario Cantatore)

Music Icons, Television Stars Help Launch Nation's Premier DJ Battle

 Celebrity DJ and television correspondent Amanda Seales spun tracks for the elite crowd that included, hip-hop artist/actor/television host...

Sep 25, 2012, 17:58 ET
McDonald's restaurants across the Eastern U.S. offer free coffee in celebration of National Coffee Day, now through September 29.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

McDonald's® Restaurants Across The Region Say Thank You To Customers With Free Coffee

 This week, participating McDonald's restaurants across this region say "Thank You" to consumers and celebrate National Coffee Day by offering...

Sep 24, 2012, 10:41 ET
Celebrating 20 Editions of MONOPOLY(R) Game at McDonald's - The Tradition Continues With One in Four Wins!  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Celebrating 20 Editions of MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's - The Tradition Continues With One in Four Wins*

The MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's is back for the 20th edition in nearly 14,000 U.S. restaurants, bringing with it one-in-four odds of...

Jul 06, 2012, 21:51 ET
GRAMMY(R) award-winning recording artist Chaka Khan shares the spotlight on the red carpet with fellow honorees, teenage medical innovator Tony Hansberry, II, and youth empowerment activist Mary-Pat Hector, prior to the start of the ninth annual McDonald's(R) 365Black(R) Awards ceremony at the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans on July 6. The McDonald's 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community.  (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Celebrities Pack Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans for McDonald's 365Black Awards

Entertainers, professional athletes, political figures and hundreds of citizens from across the nation packed the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New...