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 clinical team members who provide the best care for our patients and community.
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.
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 technologies needed by our heart patients.
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.
Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
New and innovative drugs are being developed at the OSUCCC – James with the help of the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.
Types of Giving
Gift Giving Guide
There are many ways to support an organization you believe in, and there are many ways you can make a difference.
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.
Celebrate a Special Occasion
Celebrate your birthday, wedding, graduation, endurance event or holiday by raising funds for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
The OSUCCC – James Community Partners Program consists of corporations, individuals and community groups that raise funds in support of our mission to create a cancer-free world.
We’ll work with you and your organization to build mutually beneficial partnerships that connect business and industry to Wexner Medical Center and university initiatives.
After a high-risk pregnancy, Callista and Ryan lost a twin at birth. Their caregivers, though, offered uplifting compassion in a moment of devastation.
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.
Through the Nisonger Center, Pamela and her husband are able to help others with autism lead independent, successful lives, just like their son.
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.
Comforting Burn Patients
The local chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers contributes its proceeds to help burn survivors of central Ohio.
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.
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.
Stan and Jodi Ross wanted to say thank you 10 million ways.
The outstanding care their son received after a car accident and wanting to be a part of the future of neuroscience prompted Jodi and Stan to donate $10 million to establish the Stanley D. and Joan H. Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance.
Why should I give to Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center?
Giving is a way to support an idea, passion or belief in something great. By giving to the OSU 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 that yearly is recognized 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 Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Office of Medical Center Development
P.O. Box 183112
660 Ackerman Road
Columbus, OH 43218-3112
For help making a gift, call 614-293-3752 or email email@example.com. 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 that 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 our mission.
Volunteer: Volunteers are regarded as an 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?
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, contact us by phone at 614-293-3752 or by email and we’ll work with you to find the fund that’s right for you.
How can I leave something to the Wexner Medical Center in my will?
Leaving your legacy is one of the most important ways you can support the future of the Wexner Medical Center. Planned giving allows you to decide today how your legacy is remembered by choosing what type of gift and how it will be used in your memory. A variety of options is available for you to plan for tomorrow.
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?
What kind of gifts may I give?
There are a variety of items to give including cash, securities and items with monetary value. For more information about what types of gifts we can receive, click here.
Learn how you can support work at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center by calling 614-293-3752 or emailing email@example.com.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Office of Development
P.O. Box 183112
660 Ackerman Road
Columbus, OH 43218-3112