2018 Calendar of Events
When you attend an event that benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI), you help raise important funds that enable families to stay near their critically ill children. From sporting events to formal galas, there’s something for everyone. Get involved today and help families in need!
Friday, April 20, 2018 / Ronald McDonald House near Comer Children’s Hospital
Test your knowledge at Trivia Night, benefiting RMHC-CNI! Tickets are $20/person or $100/team and include two hours of trivia (from 6-9 p.m.), pizza and soft drinks! For questions, contact Ashley at 773-324-54387.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 / The Geraghty, Chicago
Join us on Derby Day as we race for the roses in support of RMHC-CNI and the families we serve. Don you best seersucker suit, derby hat and floral bow tie for this spectacular evening of raising the critical resources needed to keep families together. The celebration will feature delectable cuisine, signature derby cocktails, and live entertainment sure to bring My Old Kentucky Home to Chicago. Be sure to enter the winner’s circle by bidding on exciting packages in the live and silent auctions!
POP IT AND DROP IT
Saturday, May 12, 2018 / Edward Hospital Parking Lot C
Have you been collecting pop tabs on behalf of RMHC-CNI? Drop them off at Pop It and Drop It, hosted by the Ronald McDonald Family Room in Edward Hospital Teen Advisory Board. While there, enjoy family-friendly activities and receive an entry for a drawing. Tabs and other recyclable metals collected will be recycled to benefit Ronald McDonald Family Room® in Edward Hospital in partnership with United Scrap Metal.
CHOP AROUND THE CLOCK
Friday & Saturday, June 1 & 2 / Foltos Tonsorial Parlor, Batavia
Stop by the Foltos Tonsorial Parlor for a 24-hour ‘chop-a-thon’ benefiting RMHC-CNI. Starting on Friday at 5:00 p.m., guests will enjoy food and beverages, live entertainment and a fantastic raffle featuring exciting items. Stop by for a haircut and help raise money to enable families with hospitalized children to stay together.
RUNNING FOR HOPE
Sunday, June 3 / Keeler Park, Oak Lawn
Lace up your shoes and Run for Hope! Form a team, join a team or register as an individual. There’s even a Kids Dash for younger runners! All proceeds go directly to helping families at Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Children’s Hospital and Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn. Register today!
McDONALD’S TECHNOLOGY CHARITY CLASSIC
Monday, June 11 / Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Lemont
Enjoy a beautiful day on the links at the Technology Charity Classic hosted by the McDonald’s IT department. Guests will enjoy 18-holes of golf, side games, a raffle, exciting silent auction, lunch, and complimentary snack and beverage offerings along the course. All proceeds from the event will go directly to helping families at RMHC-CNI.
KICKING FOR THE HOUSE
Thursday, June 28, 2018 / Village of Oak Brook Polo Fields, Oak Brook
We invite you to participate in this year’s “Kicking for the House” Charity Soccer Match. Whether you put your soccer skills to the test or watch the friendly competition along with family, friends and colleagues, this year’s event is sure to be a fun-filled evening supporting families of hospitalized children at Ronald McDonald House.
Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities
ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Wednesday, July 18 / Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Lemont
Join RMHC-CNI at this memorable golf outing as we occupy all four courses, including award-winning Dubsdread, host to several PGA and USGA tournaments. 400 golfers will hit the links for 18 holes while enjoying specialty lunch offerings and bottomless snacks and beverages along the course. Test your skills at the on-course games and contests, and bring home a prize from the silent auction! The afternoon concludes with libations and hors d’oeuvres at our celebratory cocktail reception.
Foursome Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities
SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT
Friday & Saturday, September 28 & 29 / Northbrook Sports Club, Hainesville
Treat yourself to an outdoor enthusiast’s dream day of friendly competition and camaraderie. The event includes a 100-target course, great food, beverages, side event games and tournament awards. Guests can participate individually, form or join a squad, or organizations can sponsor a team and enjoy a fun-filled day of clay shooting, all to support children and families served by RMHC-CNI.
Ticket and Sponsorship Opportunities
HITTING FOR THE HOUSE
Saturday, September 22 / Oak Brook Park District, Oak Brook
Batter up! Ronald McDonald House® near Loyola University Medical Center will host its 7th annual “Hittin’ for the House” softball tournament. Join us for a day of fun and softball in support of a truly remarkable place of comfort for families who need it most. *Maximum of 20 players per team. *At least 3 of 10 players on the field must be female. *Players much be 18 years or older. Check back to this page closer to the event for registration information.
WOMEN’S AUXILIARY COCKTAIL PARTY
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Join RMHC-CNI’s Women’s Auxiliary for a night on the town in the heart of downtown Chicago. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment while raising critical funds for families in need. Check back to this page closer to the event for registration information.
RECYCLE WITH RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
Saturday, October 6 / United Scrap Metal, Cicero
This fall, join the fun at United Scrap Metal in Cicero for the annual Recycle with Ronald McDonald House Charities. Drop off your saved pop tabs from soda, soup or aluminum cans. While there, enjoy a fun-filled day of entertainment including live music, food and beverages, tours of the facility and much more, all benefiting families at RMHC-CNI.
HERMAN PETTY HOOPS FOR THE HOUSE
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Grab your friends and join us for the 10th Annual Herman Petty Memorial Hoops for the House 3-on-3 indoor basketball tournament! The event is for players ages 10 to 18 with prizes being awarded to the top team in each division. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Ronald McDonald House near UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. We’ll see you on the court! Check back to this page closer to the event for registration information.
A NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday, November 17 / Hotel Arista, Naperville
Grab your friends and roll the dice at this fantastic event that raises critical funds for families of hospitalized children. Enjoy casino-style gaming, auctions featuring one-of-a-kind experiences, exciting raffle prizes, delicious food and an open bar! Check back to this page closer to the event to purchase tickets.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Saturday, November 17 / Texas de Brazil / Chicago & Schaumburg
Join RMHC-CNI at the 8th annual Breakfast with Santa at Texas de Brazil restaurants in Chicago and Schaumburg. From 9-11 a.m. at each location, guests will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, children’s entertainment and gifts and a visit from Santa! Proceeds benefit RMCH-CNI and give families with sick children the gift of togetherness. Check back to this page closer to the event to purchase tickets.