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SUBWAY® to Support Nationwide Children’s Hospital During the Month of September

Columbus, OH - 9/1/2016

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and SUBWAY® restaurants announced today that during the month of September, SUBWAY® customers will have an opportunity to donate to Nationwide Children’s by giving $1 or more at checkout. Customers who donate $1 or more will be offered a $1 discount on their next SUBWAY® visit in the Greater Columbus area.
“This partnership gets at the heart of who we want to be as local business owners, allowing us to use our sub shops across the Greater Columbus area to serve as an example and tap into the generosity within all of us,” said Chuck Tennenbaum, local SUBWAY® owner for more than 34 years.
“We feel privileged to be able to bring awareness to and raise dollars for Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a place we all rely on to help children in our community and everywhere,” added Jim Early, also a local SUBWAY® owner, who has opened SUBWAY® shops with Tennenbaum for more than 34 years.
Through the SUBWAY Cares Card® program, donations raised from Sept. 1-Sept. 30 at all Greater Columbus Area SUBWAY® locations will benefit the Hematology/Oncology/Blood Marrow Transplant program at Nationwide Children’s. The philanthropic initiative will support patient families currently undergoing treatment, as well as pediatric cancer research.
“We are extremely grateful to SUBWAY® for their support,” said Jim Digan, President, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation. “Their effort and dedication will make such a difference in the lives of people who, in some cases, have to experience months and months of treatment and recovery.”
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champions Brielle and Melanie with their parents and representatives from Subway and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation.
About SUBWAY® restaurants 
Customers in 112 countries have easy access to a fresh line-up of vegetables for their made-to-order sandwiches and salads at any of the more than 44,000 franchised locations. The company, founded 50 years-ago by then 17-year-old Fred DeLuca and family-friend Dr. Peter Buck, is still a family-owned business with thousands of dedicated franchisees/entrepreneurs in neighborhoods around the world, providing easy access to vegetables, detailed nutrition, dietary, and healthy lifestyle information. This has been a priority for the SUBWAY® restaurants chain for many years. To learn more, visit SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Subway IP Inc.
About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 11,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.2 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
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