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MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS AND THE RED CROSS HELP CUSTOMERS SUPPORT DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT FOR HURRICANE ANDREW VICTIMS

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CUSTOMERS SUPPORT DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT FOR HURRICANE ANDREW VICTIMS
 CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) and the American Red Cross announced today that McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. will participate in a fund-raising campaign encouraging customers to help support disaster victims of Hurricane Iniki and Andrew.
 "Everyone nationwide is truly concerned about the devastation caused by those disasters," said Ed Rensi, president, McDonald's U.S.A. "Our goal in distributing the envelopes and providing collection canisters in our restaurants is to make it as easy as possible for Americans to support this disaster relief effort."
 Customers can pick up the contribution envelopes at participating McDonald's, enclose a check or money order, and drop it in the mail to the American Red Cross. Collection canisters will be in restaurants through Saturday, Oct. 31. All funds raised through this program will help the thousands of families affected by Hurricane Andrew and Iniki and to other disasters.
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 /CONTACT: Henry Duvall of American Red Cross, 202-639-3216, or Rebecca Caruso of McDonald's, 708-575-5336, or Andy Eklund of Golin- Harris, 312-836-7166, for MacDonald's/
 (MCD) CO: McDonald's Corp., Red Cross ST: Illinois IN: FOD SU:


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