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Community Fundraising Events

Anyone Can Host a Community Fundraising Event

It's a wonderful way to help families with seriously-ill children.  Community Events Calendar

You can raise money for the Ronald McDonald House in your own community

Get your co-workers together or rally your friends and family to help sick kids. Energetic groups from across the upper Midwest – including former families, work groups, sports teams and students – support us by hosting fundraisers on our behalf. From 5K runs to fishing tournaments to car shows, these events put the fun in fundraising.


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When you shop at the RMHC-UM Amazon Smile page, a portion of your purchase comes back to us to support families.

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One-time volunteer opportunities

Many of our community events have one-time volunteer opportunities, which are a fun and exciting way to help support our mission. The Hot Chocolate Run, RBC Race for Kids and the Minnesota Wild are a few examples. Email Jordan

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Interested in hosting a Community Fundraising Event?


Jordan Marie Quayle
Director of Community Fundraisers


Interested in organizing your own fundraiser?

Planning and hosting a fundraiser allows you to do something you enjoy while simultaneously making a positive impact on families.

Download our Fundraising Ideas and Guidelines

It's completely free


Raise money for charitable causes by searching the internet or shopping online

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Singer/songwriter Matt Hires wrote and released this beautifully passionate song for the House that Love Built and a portion of the proceeds benefit us.

Calendar: Community Fundraising Events

Download our complete listing of community fundraising events

The Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring

Gourmet soup sales fundraiser


Twin Cities

Buy a quart of soup crafted by Le Cordon Bleu chefs and proceeds will be donated to us. Chicken Wild Rice, Loaded Baked Potato and Vegetarian Tomato Basil. Pick up February 15 at our office or Le Cordon Bleu in Mendota Heights. Delivery available in Twin Cities.

Red Shoe Society of Upper Midwest

Spring Soiree

Networking, cocktails and food


Monday, March 13
6 – 9pm
Fulton Brewery, Minneapolis

Welcome spring with a soiree at Fulton Brewery Tap Room. Featuring Fulton beers, paired heavy appetizers from Chowgirls Catering, a silent auction, and music by Jackson and the Roosters. $40 ticket provides admission, appetizers and two Fulton beers. (Ages 21+)

Minnesota Wild

Round Up for Good

Round up at concession stands to benefit RMHC–UM


Throughout March
Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul

At every Minnesota Wild home game, guests are encouraged to round up their concession stand purchases to the nearest whole dollar, or simply make a cash donation to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest.

Minnesota Wild

Split the Pot Raffle

50/50 Raffle benefits RMHC–UM

Participate Volunteer

Tuesday, March 21 / Thursday, March 23
Evening games
Excel Energy Center, St. Paul

Minnesota Wild Split the Pot Raffle benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest. Tuesday, March 21 (San Jose Sharks) and Thursday, March 23 (Philadelphia Flyers). Volunteer to help – email Catherine.

McDonald's restaurants

Shamrock Chocolate Madness

Enjoy tasty treats and support the House


March 11 – 17
Participating McDonald's restaurants in the region

McDonald’s donates 25¢ for every product purchased.

Bids for Kids

MyTalk 107.1 On-air auction to support RMHC–UM


Thursday, March 23
6am – 6pm

MyTalk 107.1’s annual Bids for Kids benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest. Tune in to this all-day, on-air auction to bid on unique packages and experiences or check out one of the limited BUY IT NOW deals. You can also make a direct donation.

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Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

The sweetest race around raises funds for the House

Participate Volunteer

Saturday, April 15
5k - 8:10am
15k - 8:50am
Boom Island Park, Minneapolis

Enjoy a beautiful run through the city’s most scenic spots. Then, celebrate your victory with fellow chocolatiers at our post-race party. To volunteer email Catherine.


Russ Schneiderman Memorial Golf Tournament

A tradition of support


Thursday, June 29
Oak Marsh Golf Course, Oakdale, MN, Minneapolis

A local tradition. More information to come.