How to Host Your Own Fundraiser

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota. Hosting a fundraiser is a great way to support the families we serve. If you are interested in hosting your own fundraiser, we encourage you to get creative and do something you truly love! Whether it’s coordinating a Needs List drive, rallying your friends and family through a fun run, or hosting a bake sale – fundraisers are a unique way to support the House. It’s because of our caring community that we are able to be a “home-away-from-home” for hundreds of families each year.

Become a fundraiser! Share your birthday, wedding or special day with families by asking for gifts to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota. Create an account to get started: Celebrate with the Ronald McDonald House

Fundraiser Ideas

  • Fun Run/5K
  • Chili Cook-Off
  • Needs List Drive
  • Online Crowdfunding
  • Donate a Portion of Your Sales to the Ronald McDonald House
  • Auction/Raffle (Please follow your state’s guidelines for this)

Approval Process

If you or your organization are hosting a community fundraiser, please read the Fundraiser Guide and read and fill out the Fundraiser Approval Form. Completed forms or questions can be submitted directly to or mailed to:

Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota
C/O Samantha Whipple, Re: Community Fundraiser
850 Second St. SW
Rochester, MN 55902