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Media Advisory: Big Lots customers make seven-figure gift from “Give Big” campaign to Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH - 11/18/2015

What:
Big Lots and its customers make extraordinary seven-figure gift from “Give Big” campaign to Nationwide Children's Hospital!
 
When:         
Thursday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
 
Where:
Lawn in front of Nationwide Children's Hospital, 630 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH  43205
 
Who:
  • Big Lots CEO David Campisi and CFO Tim Johnson
  • Seven Big Lots associates representing the retailer's 1,464 stores in seven regions across the country
  • 150 Big Lots associates forming an orange 'human exclamation point' on the lawn, visible to the patients/families in the hospital
  • South High School drum corps and drill team
Contact:
Nationwide Children’s Media Relations
MediaRelations@NationwideChildrens.org 
(614) 355-0495 
 
Parking for Media:
Parking lot on the west side of Parsons Avenue, between the Orthopedic Center at 479 Parsons Avenue and Research Building III at 575 Children’s Crossroad. Turn west onto Children’s Crossroad from Parsons Avenue and then turn right into the parking lot. Walk across Parsons Avenue to the lawn in front of the hospital.
 
About Big Lots, Inc. 
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is a unique, non-traditional, discount retailer operating 1,464 BIG LOTS stores in 47 states with product assortments in the merchandise categories of Food, Consumables, Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Hard Home, and Electronics & Accessories. Our vision is to be recognized for providing an outstanding shopping experience for our customers, valuing and developing our associates, and creating growth for our shareholders. Big Lots supports the communities it serves through the Big Lots Foundation, a charitable organization focused on four areas of need: hunger, housing, healthcare and education. For more information about the company, visit www.biglots.com.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
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