Give Kids a Someday

At Nationwide Children's, the promise of someday drives everything we do. Our groundbreaking research and lifesaving care gives kids everywhere the someday they deserve. A someday with smiles and laughter. Just as it should be.

Together, lets get to work on someday.


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Your Impact: Funding our Groundbreaking Research

At Nationwide Children's your donations are going directly to our labs. Your donations are funding our groundbreaking research. Research that saves more preemies and cancer patients. Research that finds alternatives to invasive surgeries. And research that funds new personalized treatments with fewer side effects.

Our research isn’t possible with your investment, investments that are giving our patients a someday.

Learn about your impact.

Get Inspired: Meet our Patients

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Meet Izzy

At 16 weeks, Izzy’s birth mother had an amniocentesis prenatal test, which is a test used to determine if a baby has a chromosomal abnormality. The test results came back. Izzy would be born with Down syndrome.

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Meet Christin

When Christin was 5, her parents took her to the local doctor in North Carolina because they were not convinced their daughter “just” had the flu. They were right. Christin was dealing with something much bigger.

Rylee's Story

Meet Rylee

The team at Nationwide Children’s discovered that Rylee's heart was aging too quickly and that she needed a heart transplant.


Meet Lauren

At the end of 2016, Lauren was diagnosed with a Medulloblastoma tumor on her brain stem. Shortly after Lauren’s diagnosis, she had to endure brain surgery.

Get Involved

Event Calendar


Our Events Calendar hosts a complete listing of events hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and our community fundraising groups.

Holiday Toy Drive

Holiday Toy Donations

Toy drive and donation drop off instructions for the holiday season. 

How You Can Help

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Donation Wish List

A gift of toys, games or activity supplies can make a big difference to children and families spending time in the hospital. Our donation wish list contains some of the most-needed items.

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Shop for a Cause

Your purchase makes our work possible. Shop our store to support Nationwide Children's Hospital. 

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Reach Out and Read

Give the gift of reading with the Reach Out and Read program. 

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Did you know we participate in the AmazonSmile program? If you would like to purchase from our Amazon wish list, the items will be sent direct to the hospital.

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Family Holiday Program

Donations collected through the family holiday program are used to purchase gift certificates for identified families to shop for themselves during the holidays and let these families self-identify where their needs are greatest.