A Miracle Gift; A Miracle Design Project; Seven Miraculous Children representing hope for millions more..... Thanks to a generous gift from Nationwide the Miracles at Play wallscape, dedicated in downtown Columbus, Ohio on Valentine's Day, 2011 is the rallying point for everyone who care about helping sick children get back to being kids again.
Donated by: Nationwide Insurance to Nationwide Children's Hospital
Location: The 12-story Atlas Building, Downtown Columbus, Ohio
Designed by: Engauge
Photography and Retouching by: Bender Imaging
Installed by: Orange Barrel Media
Height: 150 feet
Size: 21,000 Square Feet
Weight: 15,000 Pounds (including 700 linear feet of steel, 900 feet of cable, 500+ welds and ,more than 12,000 square feet of vinyl)
Average height of each figure: 4 stories
Description: The Miracles at Play Wallscape creates a 150 foot-tall virtual playground suspended off the side of one of Columbus Ohio's downtown landmarks; the Atlas Building. Constructed of Steel, Vinyl and Coroplast; the wallscape features 7 children; all with special connections to Nationwide Children's Hospital. Highlights include Lucas, hanging from monkey bars suspended between wings of the building and Savanna (cancer survivor) and Anna (Asthma patient) who sit on a seesaw weighing approximately 4,000 pounds. The wallscape is among the largest and most complex ever installed by Orange Barrel Media.
For a Limited Time
Help Us Meet the "Challenge"
To Celebrate the launch of the Miracles at Play, Wolfe Associates Inc. is generously funding "The $100,000 Kick-off Challenge." Wolfe Associates, Inc. will donate $1 for each person who joins the Miracles at Play movement during this limited time, up to 100,000 people. If we're successful, the challenge will culminate in up to a $100,000 donation to the Nationwide Children's’ Hospital. There is no cost to sign-up or participate in the Miracles at Play Movement or the Kick-Off Challenge.
Nationwide traces its relationship with the hospital back decades, supporting its mission through philanthropy and volunteer efforts of Nationwide associates.
In 2006 the Nationwide Insurance Foundation awarded Columbus Children's Hospital the second largest philanthropic gift ever made to a US hospital. In recognition of Nationwide’s gift, the hospital was re-named Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Read more about how Nationwide supports Miracles at Play.