Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

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.

Apr 22, 2019

Big Lots Raises $2.6 Million Dollars During Its Spring “Serve Families. Give Big” Campaign for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The “Serve Families. Give Big” campaign raised a total of $2.6 million dollars in more than 1,400 stores with over 35,000 Big Lots associates advocating for the lifesaving research and care at Nationwide Children’s.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass shines a bright light on Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance
Apr 17, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass shines a bright light on Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children’s Hospital alliance

The final highlight of the Legends Luncheon presented by Safelite AutoGlass was the presentation of the Nicklaus Youth Spirit Award, which is given annually to a patient or family who in some way has demonstrated a strong, driving spirit in overcoming obstacles, an unwavering optimistic outlook, and a strong conviction for their connection to Nationwide Children’s.

Apr 04, 2019

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

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.

Mar 28, 2019

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

Now through April 21st, 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.