Kinder Key Calls for Caroling Groups

December 18, 2009

Celebrate the holiday season by organizing a group of friends, family or co-workers to sing songs of good cheer and bring new hope to young hearts for the annual Kinder Key holiday caroling drive – Caroling for a Cause.

Kinder Key, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to form groups of neighbors, boy/girl scout troops, societies and organizations to enjoy caroling during the month of December. Proceeds will benefit The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

For more information and to receive a caroling kit, contact the Kinder Key Caroling Hotline at (614) 722-2965. Caroling kits include song sheets, identification stickers, a neighborhood welcome letter and more.

About Kinder Key
Kinder Key serves as an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and is dedicated to supporting the lifesaving work in The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The group, founded in 1954, has demonstrated their commitment to Nationwide Children’s by raising more than $2 million since its inception. The name, Kinder Key, originated from kinder meaning “children” in German and key symbolizing the unlocking of the heart. Today, active members are working to continue the Kinder Key legacy of new hope for young hearts.

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 America's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare system 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 NationwideChildrens.org.