Donatos & Cheryl’s Cookies® Sweetness of the Holidays Returns To Benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital

November 13, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Donatos Pizza and Cheryl’s Cookies have joined together this Holiday season to support life-saving research and care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Sweetness of the Holidays campaign will run Nov. 20, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2019 or while supplies last.

With the purchase of a Cheryl’s signature buttercream frosted cut-out cookie, $1 will be donated to Nationwide Children’s. Each cookie will be packaged in special Nationwide Children’s wrapping that features the hospital’s iconic blue butterfly. Additionally, 50 cents will go towards the campaign with the purchase of a 20-ounce bottle of Aquafina.

“On behalf of the patients, families and staff at Nationwide Children’s, we are extremely grateful that Donatos and Cheryl’s Cookies have chosen to support the hospital for the fifth-consecutive Holiday season,” said Niki Shafer, senior vice president, outreach, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation. “This collaboration and support is essential to our efforts to provide the best outcomes to each child we care for.”

About Donatos Pizza
Donatos Pizza, founded in 1963 by Jim Grote, is family-owned and operated, and headquartered in Columbus Ohio. The creator of Edge to Edge® pizza, Donatos is recognized as one of the premier regional pizza chains in the USA, using only the freshest ingredients and highest food and safety standards to create delicious, quality products. Donatos and its franchise partners operate more than 150 restaurants in 9 states, and its products are proudly served in more than 15 entertainment and sports venues. For more information on Donatos Pizza, visit

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