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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana

Your Gift Could Help Twice as Many Families Right Now

Our Mission: We exist so families can get better together

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We put the needs of children and families first

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We collaborate with community partners

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We honor our heritage and founders

We operate with accountability and transparency

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We invest in the growth and development of our people


Providing a home for families who need a bed tonight, tomorrow, and until their children heal.

Every day, families face the emotional and economic toll of having a child in the hospital. Together with the support of our community, we provide housing to keep families together, and provide a comfortable, warm, and loving home away from home.

Where a community of love joins together

No sick child should be alone. No family should be apart. With the help of dedicated volunteers and generous donors, we create places of healing and hope.

Cook a meal with your group. Sponsor an event with your company. Donate your time, talents, or money to helping families through their toughest times.

No family should be alone. Thanks to you, they won’t be.

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Ronald McDonald House Programs In An Average Year

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Children served

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Families served


Saved by families

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Volunteer hours

Ronald McDonald Family Rooms

Long days in the hospital can be stressful and disorienting. With our hospital partners, we’ve created places to rest, have a meal, and find a moment of quiet within the hospital while still being only steps away from your sick child.

Visit a Family Room

Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles

Care is needed everywhere. Our Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles are fully-equipped medical clinics on wheels that bring cost-effective health care directly to under-served children in the neighborhoods where they live.

Learn About the Care Mobile

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