Share a Heart Campaign

The 23rd annual Share a Heart Campaign, presented by McDonald’s® of the Ozarks, took place January 26th through February 29th, 2016. For 35 days, people were able to purchase red, pink and gold paper hearts for $1, $5 and $20 (respectively), and they proudly signed their names to each heart. The signed paper hearts were displayed on the walls and windows of more than 60 participating McDonald’s restaurants throughout Southwest Missouri and Northern Arkansas.

Every donated dollar is going directly to support Springfield’s two Ronald McDonald Houses. Annual operating expenses for the Houses exceed $900,000 – a need met by donations from people like you. Your Share a Heart donations made all the difference! This year, we raised more than $119,000 through the support provided by our partners at McDonald’s of the Ozarks, our generous sponsors and the giving Ozarks community. Thank you so much for all of your support.

During the Share a Heart Campaign, participants had the opportunity to support the families and children we serve by donating three different ways:

  1. Adopt a Heart at a local McDonald’s

  2. Donate online

  3. Text “ShareAHeart” to 71777

This is our largest fundraiser of the year, and it would not be possible without our volunteers, McDonald’s and all of our sponsors. Learn more about our generous sponsors by clicking on the logos below.

Presented By:


Associate Sponsors:

GreatSouthern     McCann     MidAmMetal     KY3     Coca Cola Logo

You can view more information about the Campaign and how it helps families in our community by clicking on an icon below.



Wondering who your Share a Heart donation helps? Click on the links below to learn more about some of the local families that have stayed with us!

Family Profiles

Aldrich, MO – Scurtu Family Aurora, MO – Maher Family Bolivar, MO – Newberry Family
Branson, MO – Robards Family Cabool, MO – Pamperien Family Edger Springs, MO – House Family
Everton, MO – Collins Family Everton, MO – Workman Family Exeter, MO – Lowe Family
Fair Grove, MO – Hilburn Family Lamar, MO – Bruce Family Lebanon, MO – Files Family
Lockwood, MO – Meinzen Family Nixa, MO – Bradshaw Family Nixa, MO – Harrison Family
Norwood, MO – Kelly Family Ozark, MO – Venturella Family Rockaway Beach, MO – Carlton Family
Rogersville, MO – Medlock Family Springfield, MO – Copenheaver Family Springfield, MO – Gragg Family
Windyville, MO – Flageolle Family Harrison, AR – Jeffrey Family Lead Hill, AR – Graf Family
Mountain Home, AR – Lucas Family


Check out the Share a Heart video that KY3 produced to promote the campaign by clicking on the image below!


Share A Heart is a lot of fun for the donors, sponsors and local McDonald’s Restaurants. Take a look at the photos below from previous Share a Heart Campaigns.

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