Media Advisory: Big Lots customers make seven-figure gift from Give Big campaign to Nationwide Children's Hospital

November 18, 2015
What:
Big Lots and its customers make extraordinary seven-figure gift from “Give Big” campaign to Nationwide Children's Hospital!
 
When:         
Thursday, November 19 at 10 a.m.
 
Where:
Lawn in front of Nationwide Children's Hospital, 630 Children’s Drive, Columbus, OH  43205
 
Who:
  • Big Lots CEO David Campisi and CFO Tim Johnson
  • Seven Big Lots associates representing the retailer's 1,464 stores in seven regions across the country
  • 150 Big Lots associates forming an orange 'human exclamation point' on the lawn, visible to the patients/families in the hospital
  • South High School drum corps and drill team
Contact:
Nationwide Children’s Media Relations
MediaRelations@NationwideChildrens.org 
(614) 355-0495 
 
Parking for Media:
Parking lot on the west side of Parsons Avenue, between the Orthopedic Center at 479 Parsons Avenue and Research Building III at 575 Children’s Crossroad. Turn west onto Children’s Crossroad from Parsons Avenue and then turn right into the parking lot. Walk across Parsons Avenue to the lawn in front of the hospital.
 
About Big Lots, Inc. 
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is a unique, non-traditional, discount retailer operating 1,464 BIG LOTS stores in 47 states with product assortments in the merchandise categories of Food, Consumables, Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Hard Home, and Electronics & Accessories. Our vision is to be recognized for providing an outstanding shopping experience for our customers, valuing and developing our associates, and creating growth for our shareholders. Big Lots supports the communities it serves through the Big Lots Foundation, a charitable organization focused on four areas of need: hunger, housing, healthcare and education. For more information about the company, visit www.biglots.com.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 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 1.4 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. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.