TORONTO – Yesterday, Olympians across Canada helped to celebrate McHappy Day in their local communities. On McHappy Day, $1 from every Big Mac®, Happy Meal®, and hot McCafé® beverage purchased is donated to Ronald McDonald Houses and other local children’s charities across Canada.

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London 2012 Olympian Kelsey Titmarsh, Gymnastics, serves coffee to customers at a Toronto McDonald’s location in celebration of McHappy Day.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/David Jackson

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London 2012 Olympian Kelsey Titmarsh, Gymnastics, celebrates McHappy Day at a Toronto McDonald’s location.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/David Jackson

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Olympic Silver Medallist, Alexandre Despatie, Diving, and Beijing 2008 Olympian, Francis Luna Grenier, Weightlifting, celebrate McHappy Day at a Montreal McDonald’s location.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Marcia Seebaran

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Beijing 2008 Olympian, Francis Luna Grenier, Weightlifting, celebrates McHappy Day at a Montreal McDonald’s location with a special guest.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Marcia Seebaran

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London 2012 Olympian, Zsofia Balazs, Open Water Swimming, hands out Happy Meals at a Toronto McDonald’s location in celebration of McHappy Day.
Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/David Jackson

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