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alum has been named this year's McHappy Day Ambassador.
"I am so proud to be the 2021 McHappy Day Ambassador and hope to inspire Aussies to support the invaluable work of Ronald McDonald House Charities," Longoria says.
"Family is everything and I've seen first-hand what a strong support system can do."
"This fundraiser by McDonald's is vital to help keep families together while their children are seriously ill and undergoing treatment and also provide the infrastructure they need to be supported during such unimaginable circumstances," Longoria says.
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Now in its 30th year, McHappy Day's past celebrity ambassadors include, and .
Although the Devious Maids star lives in the United States, she will be in attendance on the day in question — however, she will be attending virtually.
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As much as an actress and director as an entrepreneur and philanthropist, Longoria is no stranger to using her platform to raise awareness for the greater good.
Longoria co-founded the Texas-based not-for-profit organisation Eva's Heroes, which is dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.
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The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star also has a history of supporting AIDS LIFE, Feeding America, Make-A-Wish Foundation and UNICEF, amongst others.
This year, Aussies can support the McHappy Day fundraiser by, buying a Big Mac on Saturday, November 13 — $2 of every Big Mac goes directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities — or purchasing a $5 pair of Silly Socks, or $2, $10 or $50 Helping Hands from Wednesday, October 20.
Across the nation, Ronald McDonald House Charities has 18 houses, and care for over 60,000 families annually, helping them stay close together to the care they need when one member has to undergo treatment or surgery in hospital.
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