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 17, 2002

                             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 17, 2002, McDonald's Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release
announcing the Company's second quarter 2002 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 17, 2002-- McDonald's Second Quarter
               2002 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 17, 2002                  By: /s/ Gloria Santona
                                               Gloria Santona
                                               Senior Vice President,
                                               General Counsel and Secretary


                                  Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.

99             News Release of McDonald's Corporation issued June 17, 2002:
               McDonald's Second Quarter 2002 Update