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McDonalds on Society

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Megan Toy

on 9 May 2013

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McDonald's: McDonald's provides over 750,000 jobs worldwide Jobs Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Many dislike McDonalds on the basis that it is unhealthy and causes health risks like obesity Obesity & McDonald's McDonald's provides jobs and stimulates the economy
McDonald's is great convenience
People make their own lifestyle choices
McDonald's sponsors many charities Overall Works Cited Not Your Typical
Fast Food Restaurant Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Services Delivers pediatric health care services
Dental, medical and health education services
Impoverished communities McHappy Day What It Means: Gives job experience
by employing so many people, more consumers, which means more spending that can stimulate the economy McDonald's employs over 750,000 jobs worldwide
One in every eight Americans have worked at McDonald's
McDonald's may provide dental care, medical insurance, and paid holidays for employees McDonald's "charity choice" for 38 years Critical needs of children
Health and well-being of children
Temporary home service for families of ill children Customers purchase paper Hand for $1, $3, or $5
McDonald's Happy Meal or Mighty Kids Meal
More than $170 million raised since 2002 Olympics The Olympic Partner Program Sponsor
Official Restaurant
Youth Olympic Games U.S. Scholarships Financial need
Academic achievement, leadership, community involvement
More than $48 million in scholarships awarded since 1985 Former Famous Employees BBC. "Obesity: In Statistics." BBC News. BBC, 01 Feb. 2008. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
Laurance, Jeremy. "How Tiny Nauru Became World's Fattest Nation." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, 4 Feb. 2011. Web. 28 Feb. 2013.
Lubin, Gus. "18 Facts About McDonald's That Will Blow Your Mind." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc., 20 Apr. 2012. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
"Making a Difference, One Family at a Time." Ronald McDonald House Charities. McDonald's, n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2013. <>.
McDonald's. "Benefits." McDonald's, 2013. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
McDonald’s Olympic Sponsorship Overview. Publication. McDonald's, n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2013. <>.
MSNBC. "A Triple-venti-Americano-decaf Surprise?", 4 Feb. 2007. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
Murphy, Joan. "McDonald's Eyes Expanding Produce Offerings in 2013 Menu to Boost Healthy Offerings." The Produce News. The Produce News, 14 Sept. 2012. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
"Olympic Sponsorship Renewal ::" Olympic Sponsorship Renewal :: McDonald's, n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2013. <>.
"Ronald McDonald House Charities." Ronald McDonald House Charities. Ronald McDonald House Charities, n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2013. <>.
Tawney, Stephan. "Free Market: McDonalds Creates 50,000 Vasectomies in Over One Day | The American Pundit." The American Pundit. The American Pundit, 19 Apr. 2011. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
Tepper, Rachel. "McDonald's Emphasizes Healthy Options With 'Favorites Under 400 Calories' Olympics Promotion." The Huffington Post., 23 July 2012. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>.
Wilbert, Caroline. "Are Americans Exercising Less?" WebMD. WebMD, 21 Jan. 2010. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. <>. We're Lovin' it Calorie Consumption On average, daily amount of calories
has increased by almost 500 in the last 40 years Cheap and affordable
Dollar Menu
Open 24/7
Over 14,000 in U.S.
Over 33,000 worldwide Exercise Healthy Choices 400 calories or less
Seasonal fruits and vegetables
Calorie count 31% of Americans do not exercise once a
week. 32% of Americans are considered
clinically obese. Lifestyle Quality Other places in the world have a much higher obesity rate Despite McDonalds
spread across the US
obesity is still more
concentrated in certain
areas McCafé vs. Starbucks "decent and moderately strong. Although it lacked the subtle top notes needed to make it rise and shine, it had no flaws" "strong, but burnt and bitter enough to make your eyes water instead of open" “Starbucks may be the world’s largest coffee shop chain in the world, but what they serve isn’t as good as what McDonald’s brews.” Drag
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