Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

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.

Aug 19, 2019

Audition Registration Opens September 1 for Butterfly Guild’s Showing of Mamma Mia!

To raise funds for central Ohio’s only pediatric hospice and palliative care programs, Butterfly Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital will present Mamma Mia! February 28-March 1, 2020 at Columbus’ historic Palace Theatre.

The Butterfly Run Presented by Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14
Aug 08, 2019

The Butterfly Run Presented by Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14

The Butterfly Run presented by the Big Lots Foundation is Sept. 14 at Alum Creek Park North, 221 West Main Street, Westerville, Ohio, and is a family-fitness event created to help bring awareness to childhood behavioral and mental health.

TDJF, Nationwide Children’s ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer’
Aug 01, 2019

TDJF, Nationwide Children’s ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer’

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, The Dale Jr. Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have teamed up to ‘Sock It to Childhood Cancer.’

Aug 01, 2019

Columbus Duck Race benefitting Nationwide Children's Hospital is Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival

One lucky duck will win a first-place prize of a $5,000 cash and the second-place prize winner will win $2,500 cash. The third-place duck winner will win $1,000 cash.

Jul 31, 2019

Thirty-One Gifts Raises More Than $160,000 in Support of On Our Sleeves™

Thirty-One Gifts and its charitable program, Thirty-One Gives, raised more than $163,000 in support of On Our Sleeves™, the movement to transform children’s mental health. From March through the end of May, Thirty-One Gifts customers had an opportunity to round up to the nearest dollar or donate an amount of their choice.