Northwestern Mutual Kemelgor Financial Group and Cheeriodicals Spread Cheer to Patients at Nationwide Childrens Hospital

June 5, 2013

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Northwestern Mutual – Kemelgor Financial Group and Cheeriodicals Spread Cheer to Patients at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

240 big green boxes made up of age-appropriate magazines, toys and crafts will be delivered to patients Friday


Friday, June 7, 2013
12:30 p.m.


Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Downtown campus; new main hospital lobby entrance
630 Children’s Dr.
Columbus, OH 43205
*Parking for media is available in the parking lot accessible off of Parsons Avenue and located between Nationwide Children’s Orthopedic Center and our Research Building III. Please park in the spots closest to Parsons Ave. and walk across the street to the new main hospital lobby entrance. A media relations rep will meet you in that lobby for escort to the event location.


Northwestern Mutual-Kemelgor Financial Group is pleased to partner with
Cheeriodicals to bring joy to patients and their families at Nationwide Children’s in the form of 240 big green boxes filled with age-appropriate magazines, toys and crafts. Cheeriodicals has previously worked with other children’s hospitals all across the country to make these special deliveries, and has more Cheeriodicals Days scheduled in the months ahead.

Contributing to this day of smiles, The Boathouse at Confluence Park donated meeting space for the Northwestern Mutual Team to package the Cheeriodicals during a two-hour team building event on Thursday. Two Men and a Truck, specializing in residential and commercial moves, donated their time and services to transport the 240 Cheeriodicals to Nationwide Children’s.



Mary Ellen Peacock
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Cell: (614) 937-7316

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