Slice of Columbus Hosts Record Breaking Crowd; Raises more than $130,000

September 17, 2010

The 21st Annual Slice of Columbus event was huge success hosting its biggest crowd at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion on Wednesday, September 15. More than 4,500 pizza lovers joined the 19 local pizza shops and helped raise more than $130,000 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Slice of Columbus is organized by the Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital with all proceeds benefiting the hospital. Since its inception more than two decades ago, Slice of Columbus has raised $600,000 for Nationwide Children’s.

The 2010 Slice of Columbus Winners include:

People’s Choice
Romeo’s Pizza
Sparano’s Pizza
Mellow Mushroom

Judge’s Award
Creno’s Pizza
Jet’s Pizza
Sparano’s Pizza

Wags & Elliott’s Award
Catalfino’s Italian
Sparano’s Pizza and Jet’s Pizza (Tie)
Papa John’s

Slice of Columbus was presented by Ezzo Sausage and sponsored by Alliance Data, Columbia Gas, Marsh, Pepsi, Alive, RDP Foodservice, Orange Barrel Media and QFM 96.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 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 1.6 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