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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois (RMHCCI) operates a Charity Grants program that provides grants to organizations who help children ages 0-14.We have suspended our Charity Grants for fiscal year 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact Executive Director Kelly Thompson at 217-528-3314 X 145 or kthompson@rmhc-centralillinois.org. Thank you!

In addition to operating our “home away from home,” Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois (RMHCCI) also operates a Charity Grants program. This program provides grants to other not-for-profit organizations whose programs directly help children ages

We focus on three distinct areas:

  • Civic and social services
  • Education and the arts
  • Health and medical research

Funding for the Charity Grants program is provided through a portion of the donations made to the collection canisters in McDonald’s restaurants throughout central Illinois.

Counties in Illinois served through the RMHCCI grant program: Adams, Brown, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Coles, Dewitt, Douglas, Effingham, Ford, Fulton, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Mason, McLean, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, Vermilion, & Woodford.



Family Stories

  • The Diebal Family

    Pictured are Jamie and Craig, with Allison and Jillian doing well at 16 weeks in August of 2017.

    Our 2017 Winter Mailer features to story of Jamie and Craig and their stay at the House when their twin daughters were born prematurely. Below is Jamie’s story in her own words.

    In the early morning hours of May 1, 2017, our world completely changed. I was only 27 weeks along in my pregnancy with twin girls, when my water broke. My husband and I arrived at the hospital in Springfield, fearing the ...



  • Join us for the 3rd Annual Glow Run on Friday, May 11, 2018! Proceeds from the run support the House and the families we serve! At the House we provide families with the essentials of home for as long as they need, at no cost to them. ...


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