Calendar of Events
When you attend an event that benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana, you help raise important funds that enable families to stay near their critically ill children. From sporting events to galas, there’s something for everyone. Get involved today and help families in need!
ROLLING FOR RONALD McDONALD HOUSE
Sunday, February 10, 2019 / Arena Lanes, Oak Lawn
Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of fun and bowling, presented by the Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Children’s Hospital’s Teen Advisory Board.
SKATE WITH THE GREATS
Sunday, February 17, 2019 / Parkway Bank Park Ice Rink, Rosemont
Skate with Chicago Blackhawks legends and meet Hall of Famer, Chris Chelios! Enjoy a hockey-themed silent auction and player autographs.
UNCORK YOUR SUPPORT
March 14, 2019 / Cress Creek Country Club, Naperville
On March 14, 2019, join us at Uncork Your Support benefiting the families of pediatric patients served by Ronald McDonald Family Room in Edward Hospital. Enjoy wine and craft beer tastings, hors d’oeuvres and an exclusive raffle and auction featuring exciting prizes.
BUNCO FOR THE BABES
Friday, March 1, 2019 / Brookdale Oak Park
Join us as friends come together to honor the memory of Max Ciacciarelli with a fun evening of Bunco (no experience necessary!), drinks, snacks and fun. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center and enable families with critically ill children to stay together.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 / The Geraghty, Chicago
On April 27, 2019, join more than 750 guests at The Geraghty to celebrate the annual black-tie Gala, our premier annual fundraising event. Guests will enjoy gourmet cuisine, signature cocktails, live entertainment, live and silent auctions featuring unique items and much more!
POP IT AND DROP IT
May 11, 2019 / Edward Hospital Parking Lot C, Naperville
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 – 30TH ANNIVERSARY
May 31 – June 1, 2019 / Foltos Tonsorial Parlor, Batavia
Stop by the Foltos Tonsorial Parlor for the 30th anniversary of this 24-hour ‘chop-a-thon!’ Guests will enjoy food and beverages, live entertainment and a fantastic raffle featuring exciting items. Stop by for a haircut and help raise money that helps families with hospitalized children stay together.
RUNNING FOR HOPE
June 2, 2019 / 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.
McDONALD’S TECHNOLOGY CHARITY CLASSIC
July 1, 2019 / 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.
KICKING FOR THE HOUSE
June 20, 2019 / 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.
ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
July 17, 2019 / 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.
HITTING FOR THE HOUSE
Canceled for 2019
Batter up! Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center will host the“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.
SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT
September 27 & 28, 2019 / 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 Ronald McDonald House.
RECYCLE WITH RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
October 5, 2019 / United Scrap Metal, Cicero
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 children and families.
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON
October 13, 2019 / Chicago
Join us in representing Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) at the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! As a members of Team RMHC, we will be training, fundraising and ultimately running 26.2 miles to help keep families together.
ROCK THE HOUSE
November 8, 2019 / Chicago
John De Carrier and Nick Karavites are back with another performance of Rock the House. You do not want to miss this great night of live music with John on the tables and Nick with his band featuring a special guest!
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
November 23, 2020 / Chicago, Orland Park, and Schaumburg
Join us to enjoy a special Texas de Brazil breakfast menu, children’s entertainment and gifts with a surprise visit from the North Pole.