EL CENTRO, Calif. â€“ Â Imperial Valley McDonaldâ€™s restaurants are inviting 2ndÂ â€“ 8thÂ grade students in El Centro, Calexico and Brawley school districts taking Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) to a FREE breakfastÂ on Wednesday, May 8.
The breakfast offer will run from 6 to 9 a.m., and includes an Egg McMuffinÂ®, Apple Slices, and a choice of 1% milk, fat free chocolate milk or a small Minute MaidÂ® orange juice.
Customer requirements for the free breakfast offer include: students must be accompanied by a parent, no group redemption, while supplies last, child must be present for offer and no substitutions.
â€œWhether students eat at home, at their schools or at McDonaldâ€™s, itâ€™s important to have a well-balanced breakfast every day, especially before taking an exam like STAR,â€ said Joe Johnson and Jose Leon, Imperial Valley McDonaldâ€™s owners. â€œAs many members of the McDonaldâ€™s family are parents themselves, we feel it is important for us to contribute to the well-being of children in our communities. A wholesome breakfast that includes food groups like fruit, whole grains and low-fat milk will help provide the fuel and nutrients students need to start the day.â€