Central Ohio Chapter

We provide hope, happiness, and healing to families in Central Ohio that are raising a child with a life-threatening condition.

We do this through Adventures hosted at kid-desired destinations throughout the year. These cost-free, care-free events cater to the entire family, giving everyone a much-needed respite from the pressures of coping with the child’s condition.

It’s what makes what we do unique: a focus on the whole family so they can all feel like a kid again. We’d like you to be a part – as an enrolled family, volunteer, or supporter.


View our Central Ohio Adventures calendar.

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Enroll A Child

Do you have or know a child with a life-threatening condition? Enroll them in A Kid Again!

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Put Smiles on Families’ Faces

Thanks to the generosity of supporters like you, we’re able to expand our mission to more eligible families in Central Ohio. The gift you make today supports our Adventures year-round. Be a part of creating moments of joy for families that need it the most.

Donate Your Time

Time is precious to our families—the time they spend together and the time you invest to make their experiences extraordinary. If you enjoy Adventure and have a heart for serving others, you’ll love spending your time with us.

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Central Ohio Staff

Travis Gulling
Executive Director
Ashley Hofacre
Program Manager
Monica VanGundy
Development Specialist
Jared Buerger
Outreach Specialist
Mandi Rinaldi
Program Assistant
JD Biros
Office Manager

Central Ohio Advisory Board

Rick Ricart, Chair
Ricart Automotive
Josh Applebaum
Senior Director, Business Operations
Jacoby Boren
VP of Business Development
Grass Groomers & Boren Brothers
Betsy Liska Goldstein
Director of Business Development
M+A Architects
David Goldstein
Managing Partner
David A. Goldstein Co., L.P.A.
Lisa Kelso, Adventure Chair
Vice President of Regulation and Finance
AEP Ohio
Dr. Katelyn Krivchenia
Physician, Assistant Professor - Section of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Brad Mullenix
Vice President
Huntington National Bank
Greg Oden
Athlete Advisor
Edyoucore Sports
Jon Petz, CSP
Motivational Speaker
Bore No More!
Austin Poe, D. Arch
Business Development Director
Corna Kokosing
Erika Prouty
Leo Ruberto
Kirsten Sheely
Studio Leader
Jeremy Taylor, Family Experience Chair
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
Kerri Ward, Marketing Chair
Senior Director of Brand, Communications and Community
Easton Community Foundation
Jeff White, Membership Chair
Archie Williamson, Development Co-Chair
President/Senior Managing Director
Diversified Systems Inc.

Central Ohio Hope Partners

Central Ohio Happiness Partners

Central Ohio Healing Partners

Shopping With A Purpose

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Shopping at smile.amazon.com is just like shopping at Amazon.com. The only difference is 0.5% of eligible purchases go directly to A Kid Again, when you select us as the charitable organization.

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Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Did you know you can support A Kid Again when you shop at Kroger? Simply enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card at the link below and select A Kid Again as the organization you wish to support.

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Make a Big Impact

Today, more than 500,000 kids battle a life-threatening condition in the U.S. At any point in time, 5,000 of them are living in the last six months of their lives.
Help us deliver smiles and memories to these families. Visit our sponsor page to learn how you can support children and families in Central Ohio.

Become A Sponsor