JLS star Aston Merrygold stated it was “amazing” to assist unveil a brand new playground constituted of recycled McDonald’s Completely satisfied Meal toys at one of many UK’s Ronald McDonald Homes.
The homes present free lodging to households with youngsters staying in close by hospitals and are supported by quick meals firm McDonald’s, which has raised over £100 million for the charity since 1989.
Boyband singer Merrygold, 34, opened the brand new playground at Manchester’s Ronald McDonald Home, which helps households with youngsters within the Royal Manchester Kids’s Hospital.
“It was amazing to see exactly how the donations from McDonald’s and its customers help support the families staying at the Houses,” the singer stated.
“Ronald McDonald Home Charities UK present a house away from dwelling when households want it most.
“As a parent of two myself, I can’t even begin to imagine how hard it must be for these families.”
McDonald’s additionally introduced its want to boost an extra £1 million this month by way of buyer assortment containers, digital-giving channels and the continual fundraising efforts of the franchise and its staff.
The opening in Manchester follows McDonald’s donation of playgrounds to 4 Ronald McDonald Homes in London in 2021.
Produced from multiple million recycled Completely satisfied Meal toys, the playgrounds have been created particularly for households staying on the homes and have an exercise course, pyramid den, interactive wall and exercise desk.
Merrygold was additionally in a position to meet among the households staying on the home in Manchester and play with a couple of of the kids.
“All the parents and guardians I met at the Manchester house couldn’t thank the team enough for the care they’ve given during such difficult moments,” he stated.
“The new playground is an incredible addition to this house; it was so lovely to see the kids and their parents playing and enjoying some time together as a family.”