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Gloria Estefan and NY McDonald’s Franchisees Give Back to the Community

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The Gloria Estefan Foundation was awarded a $10,000 donation by New York tri-state McDonald’s independent owners as part of the program McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” (Celebrating Our Legends). International superstar Gloria Estefan received the check on behalf of her foundation and afterwards, the event attendees enjoyed a preview of the show On Your Feet!, the new Broadway musical that showcases the vibrant career and music of Gloria Estefan.

“McDonald’s independent owners are proud to join forces with the Gloria Estefan Foundation to strengthen our commitment with humanitarian causes,” said Ana Madán, vice chair of the National Association of Hispanic Owner/Operators, as she handed Gloria the check.

“Besides recognizing our Hispanic consumers and employees during Hispanic Heritage Month and paying tribute to the great iconic figures within Hispanic culture, a central part of McDonald’s ‘Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas’ is it’s charity component. So, on behalf of New York tri-state McDonald’s owner/operators, I hand this check to the Gloria Estefan Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting health, education and cultural development,” added Madán.

“I feel profoundly thankful to McDonald’s owner/operators not only for this donation, but also for making me part of this celebration of our Hispanic culture, ” said Gloria Estefan.


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