Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

Record-setting charitable donation of $2,305,854 announced for 2019 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship
Dec 06, 2019

Record-setting charitable donation of $2,305,854 announced for 2019 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship

Tournament officials announced today that the 13th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, concluded August 18, 2019, at The Ohio State University Golf Club - Scarlet Course, raised a total of $2,437,194 for central Ohio charitable organizations, including $2,305,854 for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

44th Playing of the Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Sets Charitable Giving Record
Dec 05, 2019

44th Playing of the Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Sets Charitable Giving Record

Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today that the 44th playing of the prestigious invitational, concluded June 2, 2019, raised a total of $2.65 million for charitable organizations in central Ohio, including a record-setting $2,200,000 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital through an alliance with the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation.

Dec 05, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual Holiday Toy Drive with Special Appearance by Harlem Globetrotter and Columbus Native Zeus McClurkin

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will collect new toys and gift cards for patients during its annual holiday toy drive.

Dec 04, 2019

Tim Hortons Raises More than $32,000 in Support of On Our Sleeves™

From Sept. 16-22, participating Tim Hortons restaurants and their associates raised $32,964.72, a record- breaking effort, in support of the On Our Sleeves movement.

Nov 21, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Offers Many Ways to Give to Patients During the Holiday Season

There are many opportunities for the local community and supporters of Nationwide Children’s Hospital around the country to give back to help patients during the holiday season.

Nov 11, 2019

Big Lots Raises $3 Million During Its Fall “Give Big for Kids” Campaign for Nationwide Children's Hospital

The “Give Big for Kids” campaign raised a total of $3.05 million in more than 1,400 stores that employ over 35,000 Big Lots associates. Over the past four years, the dedicated Big Lots team has raised nearly $23 million through point-of-sale operations.

Christina and Ryan Day Encourage Students to Take a “Day Time Break” for Mental Health as Part of On Our Sleeves Movement
Oct 03, 2019

Christina and Ryan Day Encourage Students to Take a “Day Time Break” for Mental Health as Part of On Our Sleeves Movement

Christina and Ryan Day are partnering with the On Our Sleeves™ movement to launch an interactive school-based program to help break stigmas, start important conversations and improve mental health awareness for students in more than 200 middle and high schools in Franklin and surrounding counties.  

Sep 25, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Announces the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine

Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today that its nationally known genomic medicine institute is being renamed to honor the transformational support of Steve and Cindy Rasmussen.

Sep 23, 2019

Big Lots Announces Fall National Fundraising Campaign Benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Now through October 27, Big Lots customers can donate $1, $2, $5, or more at checkout. One hundred percent of the dollars raised supports lifesaving research and care at the hospital.

MEDIA ADVISORY: In Support of the On Our Sleeves™ movement, Butterfly Run Presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14
Sep 12, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: In Support of the On Our Sleeves™ movement, Butterfly Run Presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14

The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is a 5K run/walk family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health. In its second year in Columbus, the Butterfly Run will support the national On Our Sleeves™ movement. Participants will help champion the platform’s goal of ending the stigma by raising awareness and advocacy about the one in five children living across America with a mental illness.