Free Writing Prospectus

Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

Dated March 25, 2008

Registration Statement No. 333-120453



Beginning in 2008, McDonald’s dividends declared will be paid on a quarterly basis. On January 24, 2008, a dividend was declared for the first quarter of 2008 of $0.375 per share.

Your McDonald’s Corporation MCDirect Shares Statement is now available online. Just follow the instructions below to access it securely through the Investor Centre website.

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McDonald’s is updating the MCDirect Shares direct stock purchase plan prospectus.* A copy of the updated plan prospectus will be made available on McDonald’s website at after March 28, 2008. You are encouraged to review the updated prospectus when available. Should you have any questions, please call Computershare at 1-800-621-7825 or 1-312-588-4110 for the hearing impaired.

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*The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at Alternatively, the Plan Administrator will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by visiting or by calling 1-800-621-7825 or 1-312-588-4110 for the hearing impaired.