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Saturday, January 12, 2013

McDonald's Prosperity Gives Back on 19 & 20 January 2013

Last week, I went to one of the McDonald outlet in Mutiara Damansara which is situated next to Kidzania. I realized that there's actually three Mcdonald outlet in Mutiara Damansara but this is the largest one among all and the only one that comes with drive thru compared to the one at The Curve or e@curve. Anyway, this time round McDonald is organizing the Prosperity Gives Back – A Weekend of Sharing with McDonald’s where McDonald will be raising funds for local charity homes with the help of caring Malaysians.

The emcees. From right to left: Radio announcers, Phat Fabes (FlyFM), Leya (HotFM) and Nicholas Ong (OneFM)
With the ‘Prosperity Gives Back’ campaign now into its third year and in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the Prosperity Burger, McDonald’s will be dedicating a single weekend, 19th and 20th January 2013 to raise proceeds for more than 60 local charity homes. On these two days, RM1 will be donated to the ‘Prosperity Gives Back’ campaign with every purchase of a Prosperity Meal.


Phat Fabes (FlyFM) interviewing Sarah Casanova Managing Director of McDonald’s Malaysia and Regional Manager of McDonald’s Malaysia & Singapore.
“McDonald’s has always stood by giving back to those in need and bringing benefit to local communities in all our operations worldwide. Throughout our 31 years in Malaysia, we have undertaken many community outreach initiatives that have benefited various communities. Prosperity Gives Back marks the first 2013 community initiative by McDonald’s to touch as many lives, as far reaching as possible across the nation,” said Sarah Casanova

Launching ceremony of the Prosperity Gives Back – A Weekend of Sharing with McDonald’s.
“We want to enable caring Malaysians to spread and share prosperity with those in need while enjoying their favourite peppery treat because one of the key values of PROSPERITY is sharing. ‘Prosperity Gives Back’ gives us that opportunity to do so. It does not only spread joy amongst the disadvantaged that shall be receiving but it will also give a great satisfaction to those who will be giving,” she added.

From left to right: Nicholas Ong, Chelsia Ng, Julie Woon, Dennis Lau, Sarah Casanova, Leya, Melati Abdul Hai & Phat Fabes.

“Thanks to a generous donation from McDonald’s Prosperity Gives Back program, we were able to settle a significant portion of our expenses including the deposit and rent for our premises, at a time when we were in a desperate need for funds. This timely contribution ensured that the folks under my care continued to have a place where they could call home,” said Norma Safa, caretaker of Nur Home for the Disabled.

Pictures of the excited celebrity with the managing director, Sarah Casanova.
When the campaign was first introduced in 2011, RM286, 000 was raised and distributed across 44 charitable organisations. In its second year, RM395, 828.80 was raised and distributed across 52 local charitable organisations. This year, McDonald’s aim to reach out to more than 60 charity homes throughout Malaysia and raise as much as funds as possible, with the support from caring Malaysians.


PROSPERITY’ is Happiness, Friendship, Love, Satisfaction, Peace, Abundance, Sharing, Family, Affection and Joy.  


My delicious McDonald's Beef Prosperity Burger!


Filled with beef patty, onions and black pepper sauce.


So guys, do remember to support this event with Phat Fabes (FlyFM), Leya (HotFM) and Nicholas Ong (OneFM) together with, celebrities Julie Woon, Dennis Lau and Chelsia Ng will all be at McDonald’s Kota Damansara Drive-Thru on 19th and 20th January from 11:00am onwards to serve Malaysians as volunteers. RM1 will be donated to the ‘Prosperity Gives Back’ campaign with every purchase of a Prosperity Meal.

Last but not least, log on to www.mymcd.com.my/prosperity to read stories of true ‘PROSPERITY’ shared by our fellow Malaysians and if you are interested to check out the Prosperity Gives Back video - here's the link.

[Updated 15 Jan 2013] 
Watch the YouTube video below:-



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