McDonald’s to host fundraisers to benefit first responders

McDonald’s, located in Beverly at 1657 W. 95th St., will host two fundraisers for first responders this week in celebration of the reopening of its dining room. On Thursday, Oct. 14, from 8 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m., 30 percent of sales will be donated to the Chicago Police Department for the purchase of new bulletproof vests. On Monday, Oct. 18, from 8 to 11 a.m., the restaurant will host Pancake Day; all-you-can eat hotcakes will be sold for $4, with 30 percent of sales going to the Chicago Fire Department and a charity of the department’s choosing. (Review photo)