Zero Hunger Task Force Chair Secretary Karlo Nograles joins McDonald’s President & CEO Kenneth Yang and San Miguel Corporation Vice President for Corporate Affairs Kin Limchauco to serve meals for families in Bacoor, Cavite. With them are Bacoor, Cavite Mayor Lani Mercado, Barangay Kagawad Nieves Dela Cruz and Caridad Sanchez of Barangay Alima and Sineguelsan. More than 3,000 meals from the McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen are given to families and volunteers.
With the generous support of Coca-Cola, DOLE Philippines, McDonald’s, Metrobank, and San Miguel Corporation, the Kindness Kitchens are able to continuously assist communities affected by calamities. McDonald’s Kindness Kitchens were initially activated in March and have served more than 320,000 meals to frontliners and communities affected by Covid-19.
McDonald’s Philippines master franchise holder, Dr. George T. Yang, opened the first McDonald’s store in Morayta, Manila in 1981. Since then, McDonald’s in the Philippines has been a strong and relevant player in the country’s quick service restaurant industry, having grown a store network of over 640 across the country. McDonald’s Philippines continues to elevate its community relevance through Ronald McDonald House Charities and McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen in response to COVID-19 pandemic.