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In Ronald McDonald House, ‘It Feels Like She Can Be Normal’

November 10, 2020 6:45 pm Published by Comments Off on In Ronald McDonald House, ‘It Feels Like She Can Be Normal’

Mike and Tia Jilg understand what this year has been like for you. They know what it’s like to be concerned with a contagious disease and to be isolated from friends and family. They know how stressful it is to meticulously plan every outing, taking every possible precaution to protect loved ones, particularly those who are significantly at-risk. They know how the constant worry and feelings of loneliness can lead to fear and exhaustion.

Light Up The Night Raises Nearly $98,000 For Families

September 17, 2020 2:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Light Up The Night Raises Nearly $98,000 For Families

At the beginning of the year, September 11, 2020 was a night planned to be the annual Wings & Wheels gala - a night of viewing exotic cars and aircraft in a private airplane hangar, complete with local gourmet small bites and cocktails, entertainment, and a live auction, all in person. Come mid-June, we knew that we would need to pivot this year, adjusting to the challenges of a global pandemic. In a time where the world faces so many challenges, we find opportunity and new ways of supporting the families who need us most. 

Adapting to Our New Normal

August 12, 2020 5:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Adapting to Our New Normal

At Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha, we’re used to dealing with changing circumstances. But five months ago, we – and all of you – experienced changes unlike anything we’ve seen in our 26 years of existence. We’re used to caring for immune-compromised children and their families, but the coronavirus pandemic has also caused us to cancel events, in-person programs and volunteer activities, and most significantly, prevented us from accepting new families for roughly 90 days.

© McDonald’s Corporation The following trademarks used herein are owned by McDonald’s Corporation and its affiliates; McDonald’s, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Ronald McDonald House Charities Logo, RMHC, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. RMHC is recognized as a public charity under Internal Revenue Code section 509(a) and has 501(c)(3) status. Donations to RMHC are deductible. Donors should consult their tax advisor for questions regarding deductibility. The RMHC in Omaha EIN is 47-0755104. A copy of the RMHC determination letter is available upon request. To request accessible versions of RMHC in Omaha financial documents, please email