3:00 PM15:00

Trans Siberian Orchestra: Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio

Join the Trans Siberian Orchestra as they perform "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" as part of their 60 city tour.  As in years past, a portion of every ticket sold benefits select local charities including the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.  But your ticket at Live Nation or Ticketmaster.

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to Feb 10

BuckeyeThon Dance Marathon

BuckeyeThon's Dance Marathon is the LARGEST dance marathon in the country.  Last year over 5000 Buckeyes participated and raised over $1.5Million for kids with cancer!  Like the name suggests, there will be lots of dancing as we celebrate the lives of children everywhere.

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8:00 AM08:00

31st Annual Joe Mortellaro Golf Classic

We hope you will join us in celebrating 31 years of the RMHC Joe Mortellaro Golf Classic. Stay tuned for more details in coming weeks!

Event Details:

  • 9:30 a.m. Registration/Range Opens
  • 9:45 a.m. Brunch
  • 11:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
  • 4:00 p.m. Awards & Dinner at Scioto Reserve hosted by Honoree Co-Chairs Coach Urban Meyer and Coach Thad Matta
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5:00 PM17:00

Second and Seven Celebrity 8-Ball Shootout

The Celebrity 8-Ball Shootout was created in 2004 and has since become a signature event to raise funds for The 2nd & 7 Foundation. The concept is simple - each team (or sponsor) competes in a double-elimination pool tournament with a celebrity player on each team. Through the years, we have welcomed many local celebrities including Thad Matta, Greg Oden, Urban Meyer, Joey Galloway, John Cooper, Kirk Herbstreit, A.J. Hawk, Pierre Woods, Bobby Carpenter, and many more.  Tickets available at

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11:00 AM11:00

7th Annual RMHC Junior Golf Tournament

Each team will consist of 2 adult golfers and 2 junior golfers (aged 16 or under).

You may register as a twosome (1 adult and 1 junior) to be randomly paired with another adult/junior twosome, OR you may register as a foursome (2 adults and 2 juniors).

There is no entry fee for the tournament, but we ask that each team raise a minimum of $500 for RMHC of Central Ohio. The top 3 fundraising teams will receive special prizes. The team that raises the most money will be invited to participate in the 31st Annual Joe Mortellaro Golf Classic AND attend the banquet that evening, with a seat next to Honorary Co-Chairs, Coach Urban Meyer and Coach Thad Matta.


Schedule of Events

  • 11:00 am:  Team Sign In
  • 11:30 am:  Lunch will be served
  • 12:30 pm:  Welcoming by Joe Mortellaro and Josh Coad
  • 1:00 pm:  Shot gun start

Refreshments and awards will take place at the clubhouse after play.

Please contact Caitlin Wolcott at 614-227-3729 or with questions.

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11:00 AM11:00

Pirates and Princesses benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio

Enjoy a day in a land far far away at Pirates and Princesses!  This is a day that your little ones will never forget! This event is on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Ivory Room at Miranova.


  • Tiara decorating
  • Pirate hat and eye patch making
  • Dancing with princesses
  • Princess Training with your favorite Princess
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Video & Photo Booths
  • Silent Auctions
  • Hair & Makeup Studio
  • Pirate Plank Walk
  • Coloring
  • Story time

Contact Jamie Foltz at or 614-227-3740 with questions.

Ticket details are below. Included in ticket purchase will be food and beverage, child’s swag bag, opportunity to make your own tiara and/or pirate hat, coloring, story time and dancing. Additional opportunities available.

Ticket Options

Tickets – $100 (one adult & child)

$60 – one additional child

$40 – one additional adult

$25 – Send your little one to the Hair & Makeup Studio (12 time slots available)

$25 – Get your precious Princess training of her own by one of our Princesses (10 available)

$25 – Get your little pirate in on the treasure hunt of a lifetime (20 spots available)


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6:00 PM18:00

Handbag Hullabaloo-Dublin

At this exclusive event, guests will be given the opportunity to win each of the ten authentic designer handbags simply by participating in our event raffles. In addition there will be a silent auction and prize drawings. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and specialty drinks.

All proceeds from the event will help Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio provide a home away from home for families of seriously ill children.

Schedule of Events:
6pm Registration/Silent Auction Opens
7pm Raffle Games Start

Single tickets are $100 per person. Space is limited.

Space is limited. Only 200 tickets will be sold.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes. You must be 21 or older to participate in this event.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

DO bring cash/credit card to buy raffle tickets. Everyone who attends must have a ticket as seating is limited.

How do I find our more?

Contact Meredith Harrison at the Ronald McDonald House at 614-227-6039 or by email at

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6:30 PM18:30

Second and Seven-The Derby

This fun evening of bow ties and big hats features VIP mingling, wagering on "live" horse races, unique auction items and much more. All proceeds benefit The 2nd & 7 Foundation, an organization committed to fighting illiteracy.

We invite you to join us for an elegant adult evening of horse racing and fun.

The event will feature:

  • Wagering on Horse Races
  • Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
  • One Free Derby Drink
  • Photo booth
  • Silent Auction
  • Raffle Prize

TIckets available at

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to Feb 6

Magic goes Cruising

Sail 10 nights round trip from Ft. Lauderdale to the Caribbean and Panama Canal.

Reserve your space today! After recently seeing the important work that RMHC is achieving and the positive impact is has on so many families/children, Magic Cruises & Tours have been moved to participate. Patti Cash of Magic Cruises & Tours says “we decided to use our business as a vehicle to help the cause! Having specialized in the cruise industry since 1988, we are delighted to create an opportunity where we get to do what we do best and arrange a cruise to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.”

Guests booking on the January 27, 2017 Princess Cruise to the Panama Canal will enjoy a special group discount, along with extra shipboard credit, private parties on board and an overall great vacation! For every 8 cabins traveling together, MAGIC gets to donate a minimum of $1000.  Everyone wins, so the more the merrier!

Learn more here! For more information, please contact Jamie Foltz or call 614-227-3740

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10:30 PM22:30

Bowl for Kids Sake

  • Columbus Square Bowling Palace (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bowl for Kids' Sake is our largest and most important annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio!

More than 1,5OO members of our community and 1OO companies and organizations come together each year in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio.

Our goal in 2O17 is to raise $575,OOO for the thousands of children we serve in central Ohio annually.

How does it work?

Teams of five bowlers compete to raise the most money and celebrate their efforts on Saturday, March 4, 2O17 during ONE HOUR of bowling fun at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace!

It's an exciting day full of live entertainment, local celebrities, raffle drawings, special prizes, and delicious refreshments!

The more you raise... the more you win!

Learn more or Register at

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6:00 PM18:00

A Taste of Tinseltown 2016

The Ivory Room at Miranova, 2 Miranova Place, Columbus, OH 43215

Come dressed to impress in your finest cocktail attire and experience a night out on the town while you sample some of the most exquisite and creatively prepared cuisine around.  This sophisticated event will offer an array of signature dishes, a full open bar, and a special nod to our 2016 Tinseltown Honorees.  Sponsorship opportunities available and the event benefits the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.

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7:30 PM19:30

BuckeyeThon's Fashion Show

In the BuckeyeThon Fashion Show students, faculty, and the entire community are invited to join in watching the Ohio State student models strut the runway alongside the BuckeyeThon kids wearing recent fashions from several local Columbus businesses.  Between each set, attendees will enjoy some of Ohio State's most talented performers.  The event will take place in the Ohio Union Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom. Tickets can be purchased on the BuckeyeThon website and the event will include a reception with refreshments and snacks prior to the show and at intermission. All guestswill receive a grab-bag and doors open at 6:30 PM with the show beginning at 7:30 PM. 

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6:00 PM18:00

Cowboys and Cocktails

Grand Event Center, Grandview Ohio

Columbus Hospitality Management will host the second annual Cowboys and Cocktails event on Thursday, October 20th, benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.  This event will include inflatable horse races, live music, western-inspired food stations, a live auction of Columbus Hospitality's executive chefs, open bar, western-inspired carnival games, silent auction items to win and much more!  For more information please contact Keiana Mitchell at Keiana.Mitchell@rmhc-central or 614.227.6034

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3:00 PM15:00

RMHC Volunteer Tailgate Party

Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio, 711 E. Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43205

Please join the RMHC of Central Ohio for a Tailgate Party before the Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Wisconsin Badgers! The tailgate will have Good and beverages, tailgate games, TV's to watch earlier games, door raffle, and a silent auction.  Cost is $5 and children under 5 are free.  For more information and to RSVP please contact Keiana Mitchell at or 614.227.6034

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5:30 PM17:30

Hullabaloo for the House

The Pickwick Place, 1875 N Sandusky Ave, Bucyrus OH, 44820

Whiskey, Wine, & Swine!  Wear your boots and round up your friends and co-workers for an evening of good food, good company, and good will.  At this exclusive event guests will have the opportunity to win each of the 10 authentic designer handbags filled with awesome prizes for both ladies and gentlemen simply by participating in the event raffles.  There will also be a silent auction and grand prize drawings! Tickets include hors d'oeuvres and specialty drinks.  Doors open at 5:30 PM and all proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.  Visit their website, to register!

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