Denim & Diamonds Set For April 26 at The Exchange at Bridge Park

14th-annual event benefits The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

April 4, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio  The 14th-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala, benefiting The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will be held from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, April 26th at The Exchange at Bridge Park located at 6520 Riverside Dr., Dublin, OH 43017.

Hosted by Kinder Key, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s, guests are invited to mix their jeans and jewels and enjoy a casually elegant evening. The Denim & Diamonds Gala features heavy hors d’oeuvres, delicious cocktails, as well as an evening of dancing and entertainment in the Kinder Key Casino.

This year’s event will feature stunning jewels from 2019 premier jeweler Worthington Jewelers, silent and live auction items, as well as the signature diamond and ring raffles.

Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased at Additional corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact Sophia Ruotolo, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-5487 or

About Kinder Key
Kinder Key serves as an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is dedicated to supporting the lifesaving work at The Heart Center. This group, founded in 1954, has demonstrated its commitment by raising more than $3 million for Nationwide Children’s and its mission to provide the highest quality health care to all children, regardless of ability to pay. Today, active members are working to continue the Kinder Key legacy of providing “new hope for young hearts” through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the traditional holiday caroling drive, the sale of holiday angels, Candles for a Cause, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the ninth-annual Denim & Diamonds Gala.

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