We are Al Mana Restaurants & Food Co., the Licensee of McDonald’s Qatar
McDonald’s Qatar prides itself on being a local member of the community and has been committed to being a responsible corporate citizen since the first restaurant opened in the Qatar.
We are making our restaurants more modern and inviting places, where everyone is welcome. We’re championing healthier and happier kids. And, we’re helping those in need by raising funds for local charities.
We are making progress around preserving the environment by using less energy and reducing our carbon footprint, by recycling more, and by turning our cooking oil into bio-diesel.
Community involvement is undoubtedly an essential and key constituent of our philosophy that we adhere to. No efforts or resources are spared in our community involvement and social responsibility.
Our community activities in the Qatar are through sponsorship and strategic alliances or through our own campaigns and initiatives. They primarily revolve around supporting our compatriots through the following:
McDonald’s Qatar joins hands with the rest of the world in the observance of theHoly Month of Ramadan. During this season, McDonald’s Qatar helps raise funds by selling books across all restaurants, and donates all proceeds to the AlShafallah Center in Qatar.
Beach Clean Up
McDonald’s Qatar commits to serve the community though ways of educating the young generation on important issues like the environment. This noble principle has taken its course to a higher scale with McDonald’s partnership with The Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Reserves. Environmental campaigns such as drawing competitions and beach cleanup drives were one of the joint projects successfully achieved by the partnership.
Every year, McDonald’s Qatar in cooperation with the Supreme Council for the Environment celebrates Environment Day through a drawing competition. The Annual competition has drawn participants from different schools.
Proud to be partner of major international events, such as the Olympics and the World Cup, McDonald’s Qatar extends its involvement into the local sports scene such as the Emir cup, Qatar Taekwondo Federation, Qatar Handball Society, Qatar Bowling Federation, Qatar Gymnastics Federation and Qatar Cycling Federation among others.
Health through Sports Drawing Competition
McDonald’s in partnership with the Qatar Olympics Committee hosted the first Inter-School Drawing Competition among the various activities planned during the 2nd Year celebration of the National Sports Day in Qatar. Students from various schools and nationalities took part in the competition aimed to promote awareness of Sports in the country.
Olympic Day Run
The National Olympic Day Run is held every year in Qatar in partnership between McDonald’s Qatar and the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC). As a leader in promoting active-lifestyle in Qatar, McDonald’s takes this opportunity to encourage people to lead a balanced lifestyle and have love for sports.
National Sports Day
Ronald McDonald graced the National Sports Day celebration held at the Corniche, in Doha, with magic and musical shows. Along with the McDonald’s Qatar Marketing executives, they all demonstrated to the crowd and taught them a dance exercise routine.
McDonald’s Basketball Team
McDonald’s was represented by its very own ‘All-Crew Basketball Team’ during the Inter-Company Basketball Tournament held at the AlGharafa Sports Club. The tournament brought together 12 teams from different companies with the aim to promote active lifestyle through sports.
Qatar Women’s Basketball Tournament
McDonald’s Qatar supported the First Basketball Tournament for Women organized by The Qatar Women’s Sports Committee. The weeklong event was held at the Women’s Hall in Aspire Zone. A family program was hosted by McDonald’s prior to the match.
McDonald’s Scrabble Cup
McDonald’s Qatar, one of the official pillars in the development of the members of the Qatar Scrabble League (QSL), would re-establish its partnership with QSL by assisting the league in reaching out to more youths to sharpen their mental skills in vocabulary, spelling, mental calculations, decision making and social relations through the game of SCRABBLE.
McDonald’s Chess Championship
McDonald’s in partnership with the Qatar Chess Federation conducted Inter‐School Chess Championship in 2012. The weeklong event brought together representatives from different schools and nationalities who compete for the title cup. Trophies and other exciting prizes were presented to the winners.