The Butterfly Run presented by Big Lots supports behavioral health research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Kids don’t wear their mental health on their sleeves, and by participating, you are helping to break stigmas and to give kids a voice. No action is too small. No voice is too young. Together, we can transform children’s mental health.
Register to join us in this empowering event for children’s mental health. You can register as an individual or start a team for family, friends and coworkers. Registered participants are eligible to receive incentives based on individual fundraising efforts and important event updates. Complete your 5k run or walk between September 1 - October 10 while fundraising along the way! Don't forget to track your mileage in the particpant center to receive your finisher medal.Register
Support A Team Or Individual
By donating to a friend or family member's fundraising efforts, you’re supporting the movement to transform children's mental health. Our goal is to eliminate the stigma around mental illness in children and young adults, provide much needed educational resources and accelerate funding for research at Nationwide Children’s.Support
Donate to the Movement
Children’s mental health is an often overlooked and vastly underfunded component of pediatric health and research. Lack of healthcare resources and funding only complicate and hinder efforts to make significant changes that impact our youth during these critically important formative years. Gifts of any size will help us accelerate pediatric mental health research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.Donate
Become a Sponsor
Sponsors make it all happen. We rely on corporate support and becoming a sponsor is a powerful way to associate your brand with the #OnOurSleeves movement and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Join us in taking a bold stand to raise awareness and break stigmas around pediatric behavioral health.
Spread the Word
Help get more people involved in the Butterfly Run by spreading the word on social media. Be sure to use #OnOurSleeves OR #ButterflyRun when posting about the event.