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Giving News APRIL 22, 2015

Nicklaus Youth Spirit Award

May is for Miracles
Every minute, 62 kids enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital for treatment. This May, you can be part of making miracles happen for your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital—Nationwide Children’s by visiting and donating at any of these retail locations throughout Central Ohio in the month of May.

Walmart and Sam’s Club will once again be asking for donations and selling miracle balloons to support Nationwide Children’s, in addition to their in-store bake sales, cook-outs, raffles and other community events to support local kids. Other retailers making miracles happen here in Central Ohio during the month of May areSpeedway, donating a portion of every Speedy Freeze sold during May, Chico’s andWhite House Black Market, donating a portion of their special Mother’s Day necklaces and charm bracelets, and Costco with the sale of miracle balloons in their stores.

Together, we are making miracles happen here in Central Ohio, $1 at a time. To find out more about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or any of our May campaigns, please contact Sophia Fifner at (614) 355-5422

Run, Walk and Fundraise for Kids, Cures, & Miracles!
The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is October 18, 2015 and registration is on pace to sell out in July! Sign up now to run 13.1 or 26.2 miles and support the hospital as a Children’s Champion! Children’s Champions earn fundraising benefits such as access to a VIP Breakfast, a VIP Finish, official race weekend jersey and more. We offer a wide variety of resources including a private Facebook group where we share fundraising tips and inspirational messages. Running long distances not your thing? Be a “Roadie” and support the kids of Nationwide Children’s from the sidelines.

To find out more, visit

IGS Energy Evening with Big Head Todd and the Monsters and G. Love & Special Sauce presented by City of Dublin
Join us for a benefit concert for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation alliance, benefiting the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The concert will take place on Friday, May 22 at The LC Pavilion. VIP Tickets are $175 per person and include indoor VIP access, complimentary food & beverage, reserved parking, front stage access for outdoor concert and opening act entertainment. VIP Tickets are now available by calling (614) 355-5400 or visiting

For additional information call Cindy Laux at (614) 355-5413

Save the Date - Annual Telethon
Mark your calendars as Children’s Miracle Network Telethon celebrates its 33rd anniversary on air with WBNS-10TV Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31, 2015. The event will take place live from the 10-TV studios as we hear miracle stories from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and get a “behind the scenes” view from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tune in to WBNS-10TV to hear from our patients and community partners and to call in a be a miracle maker for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

To find out more about the event or if you are interested in volunteering, please contact Amanda Dove at (614) 355-5418.

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Kinder Key's Denim & Diamonds Gala
April 25 - The Venue at Corazon

the Memorial Tournament Benefit Concert: 
May 22 - The LC Pavilion

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Thank You Radio One!
Last week Power 107.5 and Magic 106.3 held their 9th annual Radio One Radiothon, which broadcasted live from Nationwide Children’s Hospital. With the help of their philanthropic listeners, Radio One was able to raise well over $27,000 during their single-day event to help the medical miracles happening here at Nationwide Children’s. We’d like to salute the station and extend a huge thank you to their loyal listeners for supporting their local children’s hospital.




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