Nationwide Children's News Releases

Apr 22, 2019

Big Lots Raises $2.6 Million Dollars During Its Spring “Serve Families. Give Big” Campaign for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The “Serve Families. Give Big” campaign raised a total of $2.6 million dollars in more than 1,400 stores with over 35,000 Big Lots associates advocating for the lifesaving research and care at Nationwide Children’s.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass shines a bright light on Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance
Apr 17, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass shines a bright light on Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance

The final highlight of the Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass was the presentation of the Nicklaus Youth Spirit Award, which is given annually to a patient or family who in some way has demonstrated a strong, driving spirit in overcoming obstacles, an unwavering optimistic outlook, and a strong conviction for their connection to Nationwide Children’s.

Increase in Foreign Body Ingestions Among Young Children
Apr 12, 2019

Increase in Foreign Body Ingestions Among Young Children

A new study from researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital analyzed data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) for children younger than six years who were treated in a U.S. emergency department due to concern of a foreign body ingestion from 1995 through 2015.

Apr 04, 2019

Denim & Diamonds Set For April 26 at The Exchange at Bridge Park

The 14th-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala, benefiting The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will be held from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, April 26th at The Exchange at Bridge Park.

Apr 03, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Raising Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour beginning in July, with full implementation by the end of 2020. The increase is the first for a central Ohio hospital and comes in acknowledgement of the discussions taking place among Columbus leaders and the community regarding the importance of a living wage for local residents.

Apr 01, 2019

Anne M. Connolly, MD, Named Division Chief of Neurology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Anne M. Connolly, MD, has joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital as division chief of Neurology and a member of the Center for Gene Therapy.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Provides Specialized Baseball Performance Training to Help Prevent Common Injuries
Mar 28, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Provides Specialized Baseball Performance Training to Help Prevent Common Injuries

Because many of the most common baseball arm injuries are preventable, experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine have designed a unique baseball performance-training program for all skill levels to help address the majority of injuries caused by overuse and improper throwing technique.

Mar 28, 2019

Big Lots Announces National Fundraising Campaign Benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Now through April 21st, Big Lots customers can donate $1, $2, $5 or more at checkout. One hundred percent of the dollars raised supports lifesaving research and care at the hospital.

Mar 27, 2019

Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Changes Name to The Butterfly Guild

For more than 100 years, The Butterfly Guild has raised money for the hospice and palliative care programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Mar 21, 2019

Thirty-One Gifts Launches Spring Fundraising Campaign in Support of Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Thirty-One Gives, has launched a spring fundraising campaign on behalf of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Now, through May 31, Thirty-One Gifts will offer Customers the opportunity to support the hospital’s On Our Sleeves behavioral health platform by rounding up to the nearest dollar or donating an amount of their choice.