MEDIA ADVISORY: Greater Columbus area SUBWAY® shops September campaign kick-off event

September 1, 2016

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y
WHAT: Greater Columbus area SUBWAY® shops September campaign kick-off event. Proceeds from campaign will benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1 at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Grandview SUBWAY® shop 
1576 W. 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43212
WHO: Photo and interview opportunities with 
-Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champions, Melanie and Briella, who are currently or have been treated in the hospital’s Hematology/Oncology/Blood Marrow Transplant program. 
Join Melanie and Briella as they make SUBWAY sandwiches during the kick-off event. 
-Ben Kozberg, Major Gift Officer, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation
-Chuck Tennenbaum, local SUBWAY® owner for more than 30 years
WHY: During the month of September, SUBWAY® customers will have an opportunity to donate to Nationwide Children’s by giving $1 or more at checkout. Through the SUBWAY Cares Card® program, donations raised from Sept. 1-Sept. 30 at all Greater Columbus Area SUBWAY® locations will benefit the Hematology/Oncology/Blood Marrow Transplant program at Nationwide Children’s. The philanthropic initiative will support patient families currently undergoing treatment, as well as pediatric cancer research.

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