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Give Kids A Someday

Learn how you can help Give Kids A Someday with donations and fundraisers, shopping our estore and more.

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Donate to our lifesaving research and care to honor or pay tribute to someone or to donate in lieu of gifts. 

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Your donation to the Christina & Ryan Day Fund for Mental Wellness will be matched thanks to a generous $25,000 gift from Crawford Hoying.

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Ways to Give

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Individual Giving

Individuals can be involved in many ways to give to Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Annual Giving Circle
Planned Giving
Grateful Family Program

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Corporate Partnerships

We didn’t become America’s largest children’s hospital and research center alone. Generous corporations from around the country play an enormous part in changing the future of pediatric care.  
National Partnerships
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Monthly Giving

Monthly giving is an easy, convenient, cost effective way to donate to Nationwide Children's Hospital and make an impact on the lives of the many children we care for.

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Give your time

The gift of your time is just as significant as any other gift. Learn how you can volunteer with Nationwide Children's.   
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Special Event Volunteering
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Hospital Volunteering

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Fundraise with Us

Big hearts can change lives. Find out how you can fundraise for the patients and families at Nationwide Children's. 
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Shop for A Cause

Help our patients and families by donating items on our wish list or shopping our Foundation store for gifts.  
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Holiday Giving

Learn More about Holiday Giving at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
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Holiday Toy Drive

Holiday Toy Drive

December 7, 2019

Outpatient Care Center
555 South 18th Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205

Donate new toys during the annual Nationwide Children’s Toy Drive. We will collect toys and gift cards during our annual Toy Drive on December 7, 2019.  

Help gift our patients their top wish list items.    

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Mama Mia

Mamma Mia!

February 28, 2020
February 29, 2020
March 1, 2020

The Palace Theatre
34 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215

Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children's Hospital is excited to announce Mamma Mia! Learn more about how you can be a part of this one of a kind performance.

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Foundation Events

12/17
Day of Giving

Join us on Tuesday, December 17 for the Nationwide Children's Hospital Day of Giving.

2/22
Rock n Bowl

Join the Development Board for bowling fun to help support The Center for Family Safety and Healing.

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Our Impact

Your generosity helps give patients like these a Someday

Izzy F
Izzy

At 16 weeks, Izzy's moms learned she had Down Syndrome. After birth, she spent her first week of life in the NICU. Izzy still receives treatment Nationwide Children’s, but continues to persevere. Learn more about Izzy's story.

Jordan
Jordan

Jovanna was only 23 weeks pregnant and traveling when her water broke. Knowing baby Jordan would need months of care, the couple decided to make the difficult and long drive to Columbus, Ohio, so that he could be born close to home. Learn about Jordan's NICU journey.

Celebrating Our Donors

Olsen Family
The Olsen Family

Relative newcomers to the community, the Olsen family relocated to Columbus from San Francisco in 2013 when Chris co-founded Drive Capital. Gina and Chris quickly engaged with the community. Chris joined the Nationwide Children’s Board of Trustees, and the family generously showed their support by donating $1 million to the hospital. “We moved to Columbus because we thought it was the next great American city,” Chris said. “Nationwide Children’s is a fabulous example of the local community building expertise at a world-class level. We are honored to be part of a community doing so much for children’s health.”

Foligno Family
The Foligno Family

Columbus Blue Jackets player Nick Foligno and his wife, Janelle, were thrilled to welcome their first child to the family. Unfortunately, Milana was born with a congenital heart defect and required intensive treatment and surgery. Today, Milana is healthy. The family honored Nationwide Children’s with a donation of $500,000. “How can we help people who are going to be in a similar situation?,” Nick asked the media. “To try and help others is something that’s important to us.”

Learn How Philanthropy Is Funding Research for Better Outcomes

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Big Lots' Transformational Gift

Thanks to a transformational $50 million gift from Big Lots and their Foundation, Nationwide Children’s Hospital will construct America’s largest behavioral health treatment and research center just for children and adolescents. It’s a big move to address a national crisis.

Dale Jr Foundation
Dale Jr Foundation

The Dale and Amy Earnhardt Fund supports Nationwide Children’s courageous patients and their families in the area of pediatric injury rehabilitation, research and prevention, helping patients and families rehabilitate from brain injuries, head and spinal cord injuries, and other physically disabling conditions and injuries.

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About the Foundation

In 1892, a group of citizens held a sale to raise money for the care of sick, impoverished children. That effort led to the opening of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in 1894. For more than a century, we have existed to care for every child, for every reason.

The Foundation is the fundraising arm of Nationwide Children’s. Our job – with your help – is to ensure much needed funds are available for innovative research, emerging trends in pediatric health, and to react to our ever changing world. Philanthropy ensures that we can dream big.

Over 100 years… That is how long charity, donations, and generosity have enabled us to help children. With your help, we can add another century to our distinguished history.

Meet Our Team

The Nationwide Children's Foundation serves to further the mission of Nationwide Children's Hospital while meeting donor philanthropic goals. Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN: 31-1036370)