The event is set for Sept. 10; children from kindergarten to eighth grade can get the food from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. as long as they are accompanied by adults.
Included in the selection of muffin sandwiches is the new Egg White Delight, which is a McMuffin with Canadian bacon and white cheddar cheese on whole grain bread.
“A strong source of protein at breakfast delivers the kind of energy students need to focus in the classroom all morning long," said Bonnie Modugno, MS, RD, consulting for Southern California McDonald’s.
"McDonald's line of Egg McMuffin sandwiches made with whole grain and served with apples and low fat milk provide students a great start that can be a catalyst for eating well throughout the day."
Clay Paschen, McDonald’s owner/operator and president of the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southern California said the company has to give back to the communities that are so loyal to its stores.
“Southern California McDonald restaurants have a commitment to education and the well-being of children in the communities we serve," Paschen said.
back-to-school breakfast giveaway allows us to show that commitment. A
hearty breakfast is just one way we can help equip students with the
tools they need for a successful school year."
More than 600 franchised and company-owned McDonald’s restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties comprise the MOASC.