Denim & Diamonds Gala Slated February 29 at BOMA

January 22, 2008

Kinder Key, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Childrens Hospital, announced today its third-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala to benefit The Heart Center at Nationwide Childrens, home to one of the leading heart centers in the nation. Denim & Diamonds will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, February 29 at the Bar of Modern Art (BOMA) 595 E. Broad St. Columbus.

Attendees are invited to wear their jeans and jewelry, and enjoy this casually elegant evening. Denim & Diamonds Gala features light fare and cocktails, a raffle to win designer jeans for a year and other fabulous items. The evenings events will conclude with the winner of the champagne raffle awarded the featured piece of jewelry.

Tickets are $150 per person or $1,000 as a Denim Sponsor includes two tickets to the event and the company or individual name in the event program. Corporate sponsorships are still available. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Katelyn Burkholder, Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or

About Kinder Key
Kinder Key serves as an auxiliary of Nationwide Childrens Hospital and is dedicated to supporting the lifesaving work at The Heart Center. This group, founded in 1954, has demonstrated its commitment by raising over $2 million for Nationwide Childrens and its mission to provide the highest quality health care to all children, regardless of their ability to pay. Today, active members are working to continue the Kinder Key legacy of providing new hope for young hearts through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the traditional holiday caroling drive, the sale of holiday angels, the Womens Division of The Memorial Tournament and the third-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care 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 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 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 Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at