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Wexner Medical Center - Impact Video

Wexner Medical Center - Impact Video

Priority Needs

GivingTuesday Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Support local patient care and research initiatives by giving to Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center on #GivingTuesday - December 2, 2014.

Father and son playing game on floor Supporting Our Patients' Greatest Needs

Supporting Our Patients' Greatest Needs

By donating to the Wexner Medical Center's Greatest Need Fund, you are supporting the extraordinary work of our physicians, researchers and care team members who provide the best care for our patients and community.

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute James Fund for Life

James Fund for Life

The James Fund for Life supports the annual priorities of the OSUCCC - James including lifesaving research, clinical trials, and the purchase of the most technologically advanced equipment.

Husband and wife standing on Ohio State oval and laughing Supporting Heart and Vascular Wellness

Supporting Heart and Vascular Wellness

By donating to the Wexner Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Greatest Need fund, you are supporting the extraordinary innovations, treatments and new technologies needed by our heart patients and to prevent heart disease.

Catherine Hantek wearing black and sitting in wheelchair in lab Supporting Brain and Spine Innovations

Supporting Brain and Spine Innovations

There is unlimited potential in the field of neuroscience, and with your support, we can improve countless lives through leading-edge research, patient care and innovation.

Types of Giving

gift box with ribbon Gift Giving Guide

Gift Giving Guide

There are many ways to support an organization you believe in, and there are many ways you can make a difference.

yellow and purple ribbon Honor a Loved One

Honor a Loved One

By creating a "giving page," you will be honoring your loved one and creating a legacy of support for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

celebratory cake Celebrate a Special Occasion

Celebrate a Special Occasion

Celebrate your birthday, wedding, graduation, endurance event or holiday by raising funds for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

shaking hands Community Partners

Community Partners

The OSUCCC – James Community Partners Program consists of corporations, individuals and community groups who raise funds in support of our mission to create a cancer-free world.

ribbon around a building Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

We’ll work with you and your organization to organizations to build mutually beneficial partnerships that connect business and industry to Medical Center and university initiatives.

Donor Stories

Dammann Compassionate Caregivers

Compassionate Caregivers

After a high-risk pregnancy, Callista and Ryan lost a twin at birth. Their caregivers, though, offered uplifting compassion in a moment of devastation.

RyanBallou Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Ryan Ballou was diagnosed more than 20 years ago with Duchenne muscular dystrophy – a devastating disease that causes muscle breakdown and heart failure in boys and young men.

Pamela Managing Autism

Managing Autism

Through the Nisonger Center, Pamela and her husband are able to help others with autism lead independent, successful lives, just like their son.

Jay Kidney Donation

Kidney Donation

Jay's mother needed a kidney transplant, but because she had both rare blood and tissue types, the prospects of finding a match were poor.

Burn Comforting Burn Patients

Comforting Burn Patients

The local chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers contributes their proceeds to help the burn survivors of central Ohio.

Nikia Helping Hearts Heal

Helping Hearts Heal

After her third son was born, Nikia left the hospital full of optimism for her growing family. Days later, shortness of breath and chest pain stopped her in her tracks.

JimShoup Supporting Hearing Research

Supporting Hearing Research

Jim's contributions to research are making a sound impact on the lives of the hearing-impaired, like Jim's son, who was born deaf.

FAQ's

Why should I give to Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center?

Giving is a way to support an idea, a passion, a belief in something great. By giving to the Wexner Medical Center, you support an organization that thrives on providing the best care for our patients and our community, that is a leader in research and innovation and yearly, recognized as one of the Best Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. Your gift, no matter what amount, will make a difference in someone’s life.

How can I make a gift?

Making a gift is easy. We offer an online giving tool for gifts by credit card.

Checks can be mailed to:
The Office of Medical Center Development
P.O. Box 183112
660 Ackerman Rd.
Columbus, OH 43218-3112

For help making a gift, call 614-293-3752 or email gifts@osu.edu. Never email or fax your credit card information. Security standards at Ohio State require that you only submit credit card information through our secure online form or over the phone at 614-292-2141.

Can I give something other than money?

Yes, we have many opportunities for you to get involved with our organization:

Become a community partner: Our Community Partners Program consists of corporations, individuals and community groups who raise funds in support of our mission to create a cancer-free world. From corporate initiatives to local events, more than 400 Community Partners bring in significant dollars to further research, education and patient care. To learn more, please contact us at 614-293-9341 or communitypartnerevents@osumc.edu or visit our website.

Attend an event: Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute sponsors special events throughout the year to benefit patient care and continued cancer research. Special events conducted by The James and our supporters offer many ways for you to become involved with The James and our mission.

Become a Volunteer: Volunteers are regarded as in integral part of our team, helping fulfill our mission: To improve people’s lives through innovation in research, education and patient care. Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

May I select the area my gift will support?

Absolutely.

We have a variety of areas of support that can benefit from your gift. You can search a list of funds based on the area you would like to support.

If a fund doesn’t already exist to support your particular desired area, contacts us by phone at 614-293-3752 or email and we’ll work with you to find the fund that’s right for you.

How can I leave something to the Medical Center in my will?

Leaving your legacy is one of the most important ways you can support the future of the Medical Center. Planned giving allows you to decide how your legacy is remembered by choosing what type of gift and how it will be used in your memory. A variety of options are available for you to plan for tomorrow, today.

Visit the Ohio State University Gift Planning website to learn how you can begin planning for the future.

May I make a gift in someone’s honor or memory?

You can create a personal fundraising page to honor someone’s memory or celebrate a special occasion. Both opportunities enable you manage your list of contacts, ask for donations your way and make an impact for someone you love.

What kind of gifts may I give?

There are a variety of items to give including cash, securities and other items with monetary value.

For more information about what types of gifts we can receive, click here.

Contact Us

Learn how you can support work at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center by calling 614-293-3752 or emailing annualgiving@osumc.edu.

Wexner Medical Center Development
P.O. Box 183112
660 Ackerman Rd.
Columbus, OH 43218-3112

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