Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International
Jul 19, 2019

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Stigma-Breaking Dress for Childhood Mental Health with On Our Sleeves™ Themed Dress at San Diego Comic-Con International

The whimsical, color blocked dress features a custom printed fabric with various On Our Sleeves symbols. Eckstein completed the look with heels adorned with a butterfly, the main icon of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jun 25, 2019

The Harlem Globetrotters Announce the Creation of The Harlem Globetrotters Fund at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Deeply committed to bringing the message of positive mental health to their fans and communities around the world, the Globetrotters will support advocacy for breaking the stigma, mental health education and fundraising for mental health research, which is significantly underfunded.

Jun 11, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Announce 2019 Patient Champions

To help fund the lifesaving research and care taking place at Nationwide Children’s, marathon and ½ marathon participants are encouraged to fundraise as “Children’s Champions.”

The Day Family Announces the Creation of The Ryan and Christina Day Fund for Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Wellness at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Jun 05, 2019

The Day Family Announces the Creation of The Ryan and Christina Day Fund for Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Wellness at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Ryan and Christina Day have joined On Our Sleeves™, the movement to transform childhood mental health developed by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, with the creation of The Ryan and Christina Day Fund for Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Wellness at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

May 23, 2019

Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Makes Sixth Annual Gift for Significant Impact at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Nationwide Foundation established the Pediatric Innovation Fund in 2014 and has so far contributed $60 million to it, including the gift announced today. With Nationwide Foundation’s initial $50 million to the hospital in 2006, its gifts to the hospital have now reached $110 million.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Dedicates Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
May 21, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Dedicates Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital dedicated the hospital’s Research Institute as the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This naming recognizes Mrs. Wexner, whose ongoing, passionate advocacy has ushered in a period of unprecedented transformation at the hospital.

May 20, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Dedication of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

WHAT: The dedication of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and announcement of the Allen Distinguished Scholar in Pediatric Research WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:30 a.m. – Media Tour of the Abigail Wexner Research Institute 11:30 a.m.

May 17, 2019

The Janet Orttung-Morrow, MD and Grant Morrow, III, MD Endowed Chair in Pediatric Behavioral Health Announced

The first recipient of the chair is Cynthia A. Gerhardt, PhD, director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

On Our Sleeves Movement Launches Nationally to Transform Childhood Mental Health
May 09, 2019

On Our Sleeves Movement Launches Nationally to Transform Childhood Mental Health

On Our Sleeves was created with the goal of raising awareness about the one in five children living across America with mental illness and to ending the stigma often associated with these conditions.

Corporate Partners Join the On Our Sleeves Movement for  Mental Health Awareness Month
May 01, 2019

Corporate Partners Join the On Our Sleeves Movement for Mental Health Awareness Month

On Our Sleeves was launched in October 2018 by Nationwide Children’s Hospital to help break the stigma around child and adolescent mental and behavioral health.