Of the one million masks, 750K will be distributed in Chicago, where the company's global headquarters is located, and another 250K will go to the rest of the state.

McDonald's:

The masks will first go to first responders and healthcare professionals in our home city and state where critical protective gear is in short supply. Our company has a deep bond with the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois and we feel a profound sense of gratitude for the healthcare workers serving our community. While sourcing supplies for our restaurant crew, we were fortunate to have come across these critical items so we can get them into the hands of people who need them.

This donation follows McDonald’s donation of $1 million and 400,000 KF94 masks to the State of Illinois COVID-19 fund, McDonald’s China RMB 1 million donation to support healthcare workers and McDonald’s Italy and RMHC’s 1 million euro donation to construct a temporary hospital in Milan.