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Join us as a sponsor, a volunteer, or a participant at our fundraisers, which allow us to fulfill our mission of Keeping Families Close.

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Gift of Light, Gift of Love

November 1-December 31, 2022

21st Annual Gift of Light, Gift of Love Tree Lighting Celebration
presented by McDonald's and Liberty Utilities

For 20 years, the tree lighting celebration has served to start the holiday season for area families and kick off our charity's largest annual fundraiser - Gift of Light, Gift of Love. The tradition continues this year with an even bigger, brighter, sparkling Christmas tree and lawn display at Ronald McDonald House.

You are invited to attend the tree lighting celebration in person!
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: Ronald McDonald House, 3402 South Jackson, Joplin, Missouri

You will be the very first to see our electrical spectacle featuring thousands of lights at this exclusive event. Share a cocoa with Santa while he visits from the North Pole, take part in multiple holiday photo opportunities and enjoy festive music of the season!

Throughout the holiday season, be sure to drive by our house to see the display during your holiday light tour. Gather your family in the comfort and warmth of your home to watch stellar musical performances as they are unveiled weekly at to celebrate Gift of Light, Gift of Love, beginning Thanksgiving 2022.

We are celebrating 24 plus years of service to the Four-State Area and Keeping Families Close!

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23nd Annual
RMHC of the Four States
Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Twin Hills Golf & Country Club

2019 S. Country Club Drive, Joplin

1:00 PM Shotgun Start

4 Person Flighted Scramble

Golf Ball Drop Prizes


9th Annual Big Red Shoe Run
presented by
Tamko Building Products

Saturday, September 18, 2021

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We’re Back! Are you ready to run for a Cause? Join us on Saturday, September 18th for our 9th Annual Big Red Shoe Run. This year’s run includes a 5K, 10K and a 1 mile Walk/Run for our House. All monies raised stays local and will benefit families within the four state area. Enjoy snacks and beverages after the run at the RMHC Café under the big top!

Custom Logoed Shirt included in registration price for 5K and 10K Custom Logoed Shirt for 1 Mile Walk/Run is $5 extra
Medals for Top Male & Female in each age category
1 Mile Walk/Run Finisher Medal

Packet Pickup will be Friday, September 17th at Ronald McDonald House

We need volunteers: Sign Up To Volunteer Online