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Foundation News

September 11, 2015

Great Golf for a Great Cause

The 2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship will be held September 21 – 27 at The Ohio State University Golf Club – Scarlet Course, and once again it will be the third of four stops in the Tour Finals.  Since its inception in 2007, the event has raised more than $4,475,000 in support of our pediatric cancer program.  Join us to watch some of the best golf on the Tour and participate in our annual Fill the Cart with Fun program.  For more information, visit

Slice of Columbus

Join the Development Board of Nationwide Children's Hospital on September 16, 2015 at Columbus Commons for central Ohio’s largest pizza event. Fifteen area pizza shops will serve their most savory pies and can vote for your favorite! Attendees will have the opportunity to sample pizza, enjoy live music by the Bug Hounds, and there is a children’s area with bounce houses, putt putt golf, crafts, and facepainting. New this year – VIP Experience! To learn more or to buy tickets – Click here»

Hope for Kids Everywhere

Dr. Jerry Mendell and his team at Nationwide Children’s are conducting the world’s first gene therapy clinical trial for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)Type I. SMA Type 1 is the most common form of motor neuro disease in children, and Dr. Mendell and his team are hopeful and optimistic with the preliminary results. These results can be seen in patients like Tenley Johnson.  Please watch Tenley’s amazing and inspiring story. Watch Video»


Have you met our furry friends?

Nature is a key theme at Nationwide Children’s because it’s proven to be beneficial in healing environments. Wooden wonders that complement the nature scapes on our walls greet our patients and families as they enter our doors.  Meet Our Furry Friends»

Tee Jaye's

Community Partner

Now until September 30th, stop into Tee Jay’s Country Place to purchase a balloon at the register for $1. All proceeds from balloon sales benefit Nationwide Children’s. For more information contact Sophia Fifner at (614) 355-5422.

Upcoming Events

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Kids on the Move

September 12

Slice of Columbus

September 16


September 19

Nationwide Children's
Hospital Championship

September 21 - 27

Driver's Fore Survivors

September 28

Nationwide Children's
Hospital Marathon &
1/2 Marathon

October 18

TWIG Bazaar

November 8

Black Tie Ball

November 14

Christine's Christmas

December 12

Featured Event

Join us on September 19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Lynd’s Fruit Farm. Benefiting the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Nationwide Children's, Pumpkinpalooza is a fall family festival featuring hayrides, a pumpkin patch, bounce houses, corn maze, and more! For more information or to purchase discounted activity wristbands, Click Here»


Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 355-5400



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