McDonald's to give free breakfast to students before PASS test | Events
The 47 McDonald’s restaurants in the greater Columbia metropolitan area will serve students taking the South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) Test with a free breakfast on May 7, 2013.
The free breakfast will include an Egg McMuffin and Apple Slices, with a choice of one percent low fat white Milk or a small Orange Juice.
To redeem the free breakfast, students must present the attached coupon.
The coupon is good from 6 to 7 a.m. in store only.
McDonald's restaurants within the greater Columbia Metropolitan Area: Columbia, West Columbia, Santee, Bowman, Camden, Bishopville, Blythewood, Lugoff, Winnsboro, Richland, Cayce, Chapin, Batesburg, Orangeburg, Sumter, Manning, Irmo, and Lexington. Participating locations are included on the attached document. Coupons will also be distributed electronically to Richland 1 and 2, Sumter, Fairfield County, Lee County, Clarendon County, Lexington 1, 2, 3, and 5, Kershaw County, and Orangeburg Consolidate 5 School Districts.
Cindy Goody, PhD, senior director of nutrition for McDonald’s USA, says a wholesome breakfast that includes food groups like fruit, whole grains and low-fat milk or lean protein helps provide the fuel and nutrients children need to start the day.
“Whether students eat at home, at their school or at McDonald’s, it’s important to have a well-balanced breakfast every day,” said Dr. Goody, a registered and licensed dietitian. “For children and adults, a balanced breakfast can contribute many important nutrients to help meet daily nutritional needs as well as provide energy to start the day.”
This is the third consecutive year McDonald’s restaurants in the Midlands have offered a free breakfast the morning of the PASS Test.