Sep 24, 2010

Get your complaint heard

I respect Mouse Print, but I don't agree with this criticism of McDonald's charity advertising

Mouse Print

Let me give you the other side of the story. Visit a Ronald McDonald House and you will know that McDonalds means what it says about helping children.  There are great human interest stories there, too. It's one of the best charities I know and helps people in our communities.
Here is a summary from McDonalds: We provide families stability and resources so they can keep their child healthy and happy.
Whether those problems involve how to stay near and support a hospitalized child, how to afford staying together in another city while a child is undergoing treatment, or even getting basic medical and dental care in a vulnerable community.
We not only help families address these problems, we provide solutions for these and other issues related to the health and well being of children through:
•Our 276 local Chapters in 53 countries and regions
•298 Ronald McDonald Houses
• 151 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms
•39 Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles
•Grants to non-profit organizations that also focus on the needs of children
•Scholarships to students across the United States
•Chapters around the world creating country-specific programs
Thirty-five years of experience help us address these needs every day, as do 30,000 volunteers and staff members, our connections with medical communities around the world, partnerships with respected companies and our generous donors. We couldn’t do it without all of you.

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