Win Cash & Support Children's Mental Health Through the On Our Sleeves Movement!

Winner takes ½ of the Jackpot


Win Cash & Support Children's Mental Health Through the On Our Sleeves Movement!

Winner takes ½ of the Jackpot



Grand Prize
Winning Number: MAY-2898808
Winner Name: Jana D.
Prize: $11,045

$1,000 Early Bird Winners
Beth C., Fatime B., Jamie G., Nicholas N., William M.

Who You Help

Winner takes 50 percent of the Jackpot. The other 50 percent will go to On Our Sleeves. The Mission of On Our Sleeves, developed by the experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, is to provide every community in America with free resources necessary for breaking child mental health stigmas and educating families and advocates.

Starting in May, On Our Sleeves is committed to providing ONE MILLION classrooms with free mental health and mindfulness resources in 2021. Nominate a classroom to receive FREE mental health resources at:

Children don’t wear their mental health on their sleeves and 1 on 5 children is living with significant mental illness and half of all lifetime mental health issues start by age 14. There is a shortage in available evidence-informed content and support for children. No child or family should struggle alone. You can learn more about at, or please call 866-317-5437 with any questions.

How It Works

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Nationwide Children's Hospital Online 50/50 Charity Raffle ("Raffle") is a fundraiser conducted during the 2021 calendar year. By purchasing a Raffle Ticket ("Raffle Ticket"), each eligible participant ("Participant") represents that he/she meets all of the below-stated eligibility requirements and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, all applicable laws, ordinances and regulations, and by the decisions of Nationwide Children's Hospital ("NCH") and Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation ("NCHF"), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, or its authorized representative.

RAFFLE PERIOD: Raffle Tickets will be sold online (as described below) throughout the period beginning at 12:00 pm ET on May 1, 2021 and concluding at 11:59 pm ET on May 31, 2021 ("Raffle Period").

ELIGIBILITY: The Raffle is open only to individuals who are of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age) at the time of purchase. All NCHF employees and their immediate family members, independent contractors and NCH/NCHF volunteers who participate in the management or administration of the Raffle or any portion thereof are not eligible to purchase Raffle Tickets or win Prizes. The Raffle is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

ENTRY: Participants may enter the Raffle during the Raffle Period by purchasing Raffle Tickets online at: while located in the Raffle Area (defined below). Raffle Tickets may be purchased in any of the following amounts:

  • Three (3) Raffle Tickets for $10.00;
  • Twenty (20) Raffle Tickets for $20.00;
  • One Hundred (100) Raffle Tickets for $50.00.
DATA CHARGES MAY APPLY TO USE OF MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RAFFLE. The Raffle will be offered online in the state of Ohio only ("Raffle Area"). Online entry is void outside the Raffle Area and where prohibited by law, rule, or regulation. All information submitted in connection with entering online is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with NCHF's Terms of Use, which may be viewed at: and NCHF's Privacy Policy, which may be viewed at: Participants may be given the option to receive commercial email from or; however, eligibility to participate in the Raffle is not dependent upon Participant's consent to receive such emails and consenting to receive such emails will not impact any Participant's chances of winning.

All Raffle Ticket purchases must be made during the Raffle Period. Raffle Tickets are not eligible to be entered into any past or future raffle drawings. NCHF and the other Released Parties (as defined below) are not liable for any lost, late, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undelivered, or destroyed Raffle Tickets regardless of cause or the person responsible, including, but not limited to, any problem or technical malfunction of any computer, online system, server, printer or any other system used to conduct the Raffle. No refunds will be made except as otherwise determined by NCHF in its sole discretion.


A. Grand Prize: The Participant that purchased the Raffle Ticket with the corresponding winning Grand Prize Raffle Ticket number ("Grand Prize Winner") will, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, receive the greater of fifty percent (50%) of the gross Raffle Ticket sales collected by NCHF for the Raffle Period or the pre-determined guaranteed, minimum payout of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) ("Grand Prize") announced by NCHF for the Raffle. All remaining net proceeds from the Raffle shall be retained by NCHF. There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner for the Raffle Period. Within 48 hours following the Raffle drawing for the Grand Prize, the selected Raffle Ticket number for the Grand Prize will be posted online at:

B. Early Bird Prizes: Participants who purchase Raffle Tickets online at: during the period beginning at 12:00 pm ET on May 1, 2021 and concluding at 11:59 pm ET on May 19, 2021 will be entered into an Early Bird drawing for a chance to win one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) ("Early Bird Prize"). Each Participant that purchased the Raffle Ticket with the corresponding winning Early Bird Prize Raffle Ticket number ("Early Bird Prize Winner") will, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, receive the Early Bird Prize. There will be five (5) Early Bird Prizes (collectively, the "Early Bird Prizes") for the Raffle Period. Within 48 hours following the Raffle drawing for the Early Bird Prizes, the selected Raffle Ticket numbers for the Early Bird Prizes will be posted online at: Early Bird Prize Winners will be entered back into the random drawing for the Grand Prize.

Grand Prize and Early Bird Prizes are collectively referred herein as a "Prize" or "Prizes". Grand Prize Winner and Early Bird Prize Winners are collectively referred herein as "Winner" or "Winners". No other Prizes will be awarded.

RANDOM DRAWING: Every transaction is electronically tallied, physically printed and deposited into a barrel at NCHF. The running total for the Grand Prize (as defined below) from Raffle Ticket sales may be periodically posted on NCHF's social media sites and will be updated live at: Winning Raffle Ticket numbers for the Prizes will be selected after the conclusion of the Raffle Period by random drawing from all eligible Raffle Tickets purchased during the Raffle Period. The drawing for the Early Bird Prizes (as defined below) will be held on or about May 20, 2021. The drawing for the Grand Prize will be held on or about June 1, 2021. All drawings will be conducted by NCHF whose decision is final and binding.

CLAIMING THE PRIZES: To claim a Prize, the Prize Winner must contact NCHF and present the winning Raffle Ticket via email to within thirty (30) days from the conclusion of the applicable Drawing. The winning Raffle Ticket is the only valid receipt for claiming a Prize. The Prize Winner must provide NCHF with all information required to claim the Prize (including any information necessary to determine eligibility requirements and tax identification information). The Prize Winner will receive an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity (except where prohibited by law) Release ("Affidavit") in the form approved by NCHF which must be executed and returned to NCHF prior to receipt of the Prize. In the event the Prize Winner (a) does not notify NCHF within thirty (30) days of the conclusion of the Drawing; (b) is ruled ineligible for any reason; (c) refuses the Prize; or (d) does not return an executed Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity (except where prohibited by law) Release, the Prize will be forfeited and will be retained by NCHF. NCHF has no obligation to contact potential winners. The Grand Prize will be delivered via check within thirty (30) days of the Prize Winner presenting the winning Raffle Ticket, executing an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/ Publicity (except where prohibited by law) Release, and completing all other required documents to NCHF. For security and safety reasons, no cash payments will be made to the Prize winner. Unclaimed Prizes will be retained by NCHF.

ODDS: Odds of winning are based on the total number of Raffle Tickets purchased during the Raffle Period.

TAXES: Each Participant acknowledges that he/she has been informed that the IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances to participate in raffles, lotteries, or similar programs are not gifts and, therefore, the price of a Raffle Ticket does not qualify as a tax-deductible charitable contribution. The Prize Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and other government assessments on the awarded Prize. Furthermore, the Prize Winner acknowledges that federal law requires that a tax withholding on certain prize values must be collected from Winners upon award or distribution. Federal and state withholding laws are subject to change without notice. The withholding laws in effect at the time the Prize is claimed will be followed.

TRANSFER OF RAFFLE TICKET: Raffle Tickets shall not be resold to any other party. Any Raffle Ticket which has been resold shall be void. All individuals who re-sell, purchase, or receive a Raffle Ticket in violation of these Official Rules shall be ineligible to participate in the Raffle or to win the Prize.

PARTICIPANT'S GRANT OF LICENSE: By participating in the Raffle or accepting a Prize, each Participant hereby irrevocably and perpetually grants to NCH, NCHF, its designees and its Entities a worldwide license to use, publish, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute and publicly display any images or likenesses taken or captured of such Participant in connection with any participation in the Raffle or receiving a Prize (collectively, the "Images"), in any form, media or content which now or hereafter exists, for advertising, promotional or any other commercial purposes as well as non-commercial purposes. Each Participant waives any compensation for any use of such Images. Each Participant hereby releases and waives any claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities and causes of action arising from NCH's, NCHF's, its designees' and its Entities' uses of the Images, including, without limitation, any claims for defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, publicity, personality, or exploitation of the Participant's name or likeness.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY: By participating in the Raffle, the Participant on Participant's behalf and on behalf of the Participant's spouse, assigns, guardians, administrators, executors and legal representatives hereby releases, waives, discharges, covenants not to sue, and indemnifies NCH, NCHF, its designees and its Entities and AscenDFS Delaware, Inc. ("Ascend"), together with all of their past, present or future predecessors, successors, assigns, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities and persons, owners, shareholders, members, partners, trustees, elected officials, directors, principals, managers, employees, volunteers, agents, consultants, contractors, representatives, sponsors, and insurers ("Released Parties") from any claim or loss arising out of or related to the Participant's participation in the Raffle, acceptance of the Prize, or any exercise by NCH, NCHF, its designees of any of their rights set forth herein or the Official Rules of the Raffle, including, but not limited to, any claims related to (i) any injury to the Participant (including death) or the Participant's property that occurs in connection with participation in the Raffle, receiving a Prize or any related activities, (ii) any failure to report and pay any income taxes arising from acceptance of a Prize, (iii) any lost or stolen Raffle Ticket, and (iii) the Participant's acts or the acts of any other party with respect to the Participant's receipt of a Prize, or participation in the Raffle, regardless of whether any such claims are caused in whole or in part by the negligence of any entity or person released hereunder. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Entities shall mean Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation ("NCHF").

DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW: The Raffle shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rule of any jurisdiction. Any claims regarding the Raffle that are not released, must be brought in the State or Federal Courts in Franklin County, Ohio, and Participant hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of any such action. The Raffle is void where prohibited by law. Each Participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action not waived arising out of or in connection with the Raffle, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Raffle, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. IN NO EVENT SHALL NCHF OR ANY OF THE OTHER RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE TO FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE AWARDED TO ANY INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT IN THE RAFFLE.

DISQUALIFICATION; CHANGES: NCHF reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the operation of the Raffle, re-sells a Raffle Ticket, violates the Official Rules, or acts in an unlawful or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. NCHF reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Raffle or these Official Rules or disqualify any individual or Raffle Ticket for purposes of protecting the integrity of the Raffle or addressing changes in business operations or other circumstances, to the extent allowed under applicable law.


SPONSOR; WINNER LIST: The sponsor of the Raffle is Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization existing under the laws of the State of Ohio. To obtain a list of the winning Raffle Ticket numbers, please send a request together with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

50/50 Raffle
525 E. Mound Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

The winning Raffle Ticket numbers will also be posted online at