Nationwide Children's Philanthropic News

Aug 15, 2012

Pleasure Guild donates more than $468,000 to Nationwide Childrens Hospital, elects new Board of Directors

Pleasure Guild, a 104-year-old organization committed to raising funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Hospice and Palliative Care program, recently presented a check totaling $468,249.00 to Dr. Steve Allen, CEO of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Aug 15, 2012

Laughs Raise Money for Nationwide Childrens

Children receiving hospice care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will benefit from ticket sales to “Laughing, Living, Giving” — an event featuring live sketch comedy, a rock entertainment show, silent auction and raffle, as well as a cocktail buffet with complimentary beer

Aug 13, 2012

TWIG of Nationwide Childrens Hospital Announce Holiday Cards Artwork Contest

Is your child, grandchild, niece or nephew a budding artist? Have them submit holiday artwork for the 2012 Holiday Cards Contest! Each year, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital selects pieces of children’s artwork and creates beautiful holiday cards, which are then sold to raise

Aug 01, 2012

Buy Your Rubber Duck Racers at Kroger for the First Ever Great Scioto Duck Race to Raise Funds for Pediatric Research

This Labor Day Weekend, something new is making waves. The Great Scioto Duck Race, organized by The Development Board of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will take place on Sunday, September 2 at Genoa Park on the Scioto Mile.

Jul 25, 2012

Media Advisory: Dairy Queen Serves Cold Treats to Benefit Patients and Families at Nationwide Childrens Hospital

WHAT: Representatives from central Ohio Dairy Queen stores visit Nationwide Children’s Hospital, along with Brutus Buckeye from The Ohio State University, for a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the ‘Ice Cream Parlor’ in the Clinical Therapies Gym Local Dairy Queen stores donated

Jul 06, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Childrens Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Training Begins with RunFest July 7th

WHAT: The Third Annual FREE RunFest event to kick off the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon training season; announcement of entire field of the 26 “Patient Champions” who will represent each mile on the Marathon’s route WHEN: Saturday, July

Jun 18, 2012

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Columbus Marathon Training Kickoff Starts At RunFest on July 7

More than 1,000 people are expected to kick off the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon training season at the third annual RunFest celebration event on Saturday, July 7, 2012 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Landmark Aviation, 4130 E. Fifth Ave.

Jun 10, 2012

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Opening Gala featuring Harry Connick Jr., Raises $3.8 Million

With a remarkable outpouring of support from the central Ohio community, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Opening Gala, featuring three-time Grammy award winner, Harry Connick Jr., raised an astounding $3.8 million, directly benefiting research at Nationwide Children’s.

Jun 01, 2012

Media Advisory: Kids Come First Campaign Kick-Off Celebrations at Three Central Ohio Kroger Locations

WHAT: “Kids Come First” Campaign Kick-Off Celebrations at Three Central Ohio Kroger Locations Kroger campaign benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital; runs through June 30, 2012 WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 2012 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

May 29, 2012

Circle of Friends 9th Annual Run for the Rainbow June 15

Circle of Friends, a volunteer organization supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will host its 9th Annual Run for the Rainbow 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run Friday, June 15 at New Albany Market Square, 180 Market St., New Albany, Ohio.