Nationwide Children’s Hospital & Donation


Jaxsen (2), pictured with his mom Jennifer (right), received a heart transplant at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in 2022.

Jaxsen’s heart donor was a child named Mykkahh. In 2023, Mykkahh’s mother, Summer (left) was able to meet Jaxsen and his family at Lifeline of Ohio.

NCH Impact

John John, A Hero of Donation

Key Lifeline of Ohio Staff for NCH

Andrew Mullins Andrew is the Chief Executive Officer for Lifeline of Ohio
Jenn Smith Jenn is the Chief Operating Officer for Lifeline of Ohio
Faith Hilterbrand Faith is the Donation Program Coordinator for Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Champions of Hope

Each year, Lifeline of Ohio recognizes and celebrates the community champions who advocate for donation at our annual partner-recognition event — the Champions of Hope Gala.

Award nominations are open! We invite you to nominate an individual or organization who helps to move donation forward, advocates for donation in the community or has gone above and beyond to support the mission of saving and healing lives.