WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                      the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 15, 2001

                             McDONALD'S CORPORATION
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)

     Delaware                 1-5231               36-2361282
(State of Incorporation) (Commission File No.)    (IRS Employer
                                                 Identification No.)

                              One McDonald's Plaza
                           Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
                                 (630) 623-3000
           (Address and Phone Number of Principal Executive Offices)

Item 5. Other Events

On June 15, 2001, McDonald's Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release
announcing the Company's second quarter 2001 update.  The press release is filed
as Exhibit 99 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.  Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

            (c)  Exhibits:

                 99     Press Release dated June 15, 2001-- McDonald's Second
                        Quarter 2001 Update



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                      McDONALD'S CORPORATION


Date:   June 19, 2001                 By:   /s/ Michael L. Conley
                                            Michael L. Conley
                                            Executive Vice President and
                                            Chief Financial Officer


                                 Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.

99              News Release of McDonald's Corporation issued June 15, 2001:
                McDonald's Second Quarter 2001 Update