McDonald's branches in Texas held a fundraiser for the Uvalde community after the school shooting.
The iniative raised $250,000 for the Robb School Memorial Fund and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
The shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24 left 19 children and two adults dead.
More 1,000 McDonald's outlets across Texas have raised $250,000 for the Uvalde community after the mass school shooting in May.
Fox Business first reported the news.
The fundraiser pledged 10% of all sales between 11am to 2pm on June 23 at participating restaurants to the Robb School Memorial Fund and Ronald McDonald House Charities, according to a company Facebook page.
The McDonald's of South Texas Facebook page thanked customers for helping it raise $250,000 in a follow-up Facebook post on June 29.
McDonald's did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment on the fundraising.
The shooting at Robb Elementary School in Texas on May 24 left 19 children and two adults dead.
McDonald's wrote in the Facebook post announcing the fundraiser that: "Our hearts are with those in Uvalde following the unspeakable tragedy in their community. We can't take away their pain, but we want to help these families in any way we can."
Manuel Pacheco, a McDonald's franchisee, said the fundraiser "shows how Texans come together in times of tragedy to lift each other up," Fox Business reported.
Local companies are also pitching in to help the Uvalde community after the shooting. Grocery retailer H-E-B and the Butt Family have pledged $10 million to replace Robb Elementary School after it is demolished, the Texas Tribune reported.
The residents of Uvalde have also received millions for their local community in private donations. Earlier this month Bloomberg reported that Uvalde had raised $11 million through GoFundMe.
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