Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

Dec 17, 2020

2020 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship announces record-setting $2,670,000 charitable donation

Tournament officials announced today that the 14th playing of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship, concluded August 23, 2020, at The Ohio State University Golf Club - Scarlet Course, raised a total of $2,670,000 for central Ohio charitable organizations, including $2,500,000 for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dec 16, 2020

45th Playing of the Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide Sets Charitable Giving Record Amidst Global Pandemic

Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide announced today that the 45th playing of the prestigious invitational, concluded July 19, 2020, raised a record-setting $3,100,000 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital through an alliance with the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. It is the first time the Tournament’s yearly charitable giving total has topped $3 million. Since its inception in 1976, the Memorial has eclipsed $38 million in donations to central Ohio charities, with nearly $26 million going to Nationwide Children’s.

Dec 10, 2020

Alliance Data Commits Multi-Year, $2 Million Gift to Support Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Vital Signs Initiative

The funds will be used to support the hospital’s Pediatric Vital Signs program, a first-of-its-kind community-based initiative designed to meaningfully measure and improve the health of all children, both patients and non-patients, in Franklin County. 

Nov 16, 2020

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 patients during the holiday season.

Nov 10, 2020

Annual Toy Drive at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is Saturday, Dec. 5

Because safety remains a top priority at Nationwide Children’s, especially during the pandemic, donors are required to reserve a drop-off time and share details about the size of their toy donation. 

Oct 30, 2020

Big Lots Raises $3.5 Million In Support of On Our Sleeves®, the Movement to Transform Children's Mental Health

One hundred percent of the dollars raised will go towards ensuring every community in America has access to free educational resources for parents and families to promote mental wellness and break the stigma surrounding children's mental health.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Big Lots Announce 2020 Recipient of Big Lot’s Behavioral Health Scholarship
Sep 23, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Big Lots Announce 2020 Recipient of Big Lot’s Behavioral Health Scholarship

Susanne Nyaga, a graduate student at Howard University, is the 2020 recipient of the Big Lots Behavioral Health Scholarship the Columbus, Ohio-based retail company and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announced today. 

Sep 21, 2020

Big Lots Engages Customers with On Our Sleeves® Movement; Supports Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Efforts to Break the Stigma Surrounding Children’s Mental Health

Big Lots announced today the launch of its annual fall point-of-sale campaign that will benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Now through Sunday, October 25, customers can donate $1, $2, $5, or more at checkout. One hundred percent of the dollars raised go toward making sure every community in America has access to free educational resources for parents and families to promote mental wellness and break stigmas.

Aug 21, 2020

Nationwide Awards Scholarship to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champion

Nationwide, the founding partner of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship (NCHC) golf tournament, surprised Zaven and his family with a $10,000 college scholarship this morning. The presentation was made prior to the first round of play at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals event at The Ohio State University Golf Club in Columbus, Ohio. The proceeds from the tournament benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Since the tournament’s inception in 2007, nearly $14 million has been raised for the hospita