Ways to Give

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison is built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the health of their child – not where they can afford to stay, where they get their next meal or where they lay their head at night to rest.

By supporting our mission, you help reduce the financial burden of costly hotel and travel expenses for families living hours or even a plane ride away from their child’s medical treatment.

Through three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at SSM Health St.Mary’s Hospital – Madison, and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, we support more than 1,000 families annually with 11,000+ overnight stays. Some families stay with us for a week, many for months or even a year.

Your support means families can focus on what is truly most important …staying together and healing. Thank you for making a difference.

Make Your Gift Online

Make Your Gift by Mail

Check payable to:
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison
2716 Marshall Court
Madison, WI 53705


To make a stock gift, fill out this form or contact Development Director Deborah Still.

Donor Advised Fund

Contact your financial institution, fund manager, or foundation to make a gift from your donor advised fund. Our official name is Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison, Inc., Tax ID: 39-1655790. Please request that your name and address be included on the transaction and inform us of your gift by contacting Deborah Still so we can thank you for your generosity.

Qualified Charitable Distribution (IRA Charitable Rollover)

A special opportunity for those 70½ years old and older. You can give any amount (up to a maximum of $100,000) per year from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison without having to pay income taxes on the money. Email Development Director Deborah Still with questions at [email protected].

Become a Monthly Donor

Monthly donors are extremely important to RMHC-Madison families and help sustain our mission. By becoming a monthly donor, you are joining a group of dedicated supporters who know the importance of helping families stay together, and close to the care they need, when they have a sick child.

Workplace Giving

Many employers offer the opportunity to give back to local charities through payroll deductions, matching gifts, fundraisers, or volunteering. Click here to learn more.

Planned Giving

With a bit of planning and a big heart, you can provide a “home-away-from-home” for sick children and their families today and for years to come! No matter how you decide to leave a legacy to support families in the future, we can help you find a charitable plan that meets your financial and philanthropic goals. Click here to learn more. If you have additional questions about making a gift and/or would like to tour our Ronald McDonald House, please contact our Director of Development Deborah Still.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison qualifies as a 501(c)(3) and therefore contributions may be tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Our federal tax identification number is 39-1655790. Please consult with your tax advisor.