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pop tabsRecycling Program for Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois benefits from the collection of pop tabs! Collect your tabs and drop them off at the Ronald McDonald House Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Each year, we collect approximately 40 million of the tabs, which equals about $10,000 for our charity! We appreciate your support!

Pop Tab Challenge for Schools

Each year we award schools for collecting pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois in two categories: most pop tabs collected overall, and most pop tabs collected per student, so schools of all sizes can participate!

Please contact Development & Communications Coordinator, Allaina Blackwell, if you have questions or for more information!

2014-2015 Pop Tab Challenge Winners!

Most Pounds Collected

Mt. Zion Intermediate School with 308lbs (Second year in a row!)!!
Runner up: North Mac High with 297lbs!

Most Pounds Collected per Student

Zion Lutheran School with 1.7 lbs of pop tabs per student (Second year in a row!)!!
Runner up: Edinburg High School with .45 lbs per student

Thank you to everyone who collected!!!

Recycle used printer ink cartridges & used cell phones!

We collect & recycle used cell phones and printer ink cartridges to generate revenue for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois. Click here to see the flier for more information!

  1. Collect your used cell phones and inkjet & laser printer ink cartridges.
  2. Drop off items at Ronald McDonald House each day from 8 am – 8 pm!
Businesses & Organizations:
  1. Visit www.recycleforchapters.com to register.
  2. Order prepaid shipping materials.
  3. Receive prepaid shipping boxes and fill with used cell phones, inkjet and laser printer ink cartridges, and leave for your usual UPS pickup!

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 ...



  • Labor Day Ducky Derby

    Thank you to all of our sponsors of the 2017 Labor Day Ducky Derby!

    Purchase your duck to participate in the first ever Labor Day Ducky Derby!

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of ...


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