McDonald’s Joins Hands with Robin Hood Army to Celebrate Women’s Day
Hyderabad, March , 2018: McDonald’s has always championed women empowerment and been an equal opportunity employer both globally as well as in India. Today, over 25% of employees in McDonald’s outlets in West and South India are women which is double the industry average.
In a smallgesture to celebrate womanhood, the McDonald's crew in Hyderabad, joined handswith the Robin Hood Army to provide basic necessities like sanitary napkins,soaps, toothbrush kits, food, rice bags, medicines, etc. to underprivilegedgirls. This thoughtful initiative helped over 2000 girls by ensuring access tobasic provisions that they didn’t have earlier.
McDonald’sIndia staff members also extended this outreach program to a number of schoolsand NGOs across Hyderabad. With this purpose-driven approach the volunteerswere successful in bringing smiles to the faces of underprivileged girls.
The RobinHood Army is a volunteer-based organization that works to get surplus food fromrestaurants to underprivileged people. The volunteers are largely students andyoung working professionals who work with the objective of creating adifference in their own small ways. The sections of society they help includehomeless families, night shelters, orphanages, and patients from publichospitals.