Ohio AAP Foundation

The Ohio AAP is proud to work with our community partners as part of our Store It Safe program. Join us in raising funds to prevent adolescent suicides by donating to #StoreItSafe by clicking here

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“There’s no more important time than today for pediatricians to exert their influence as advocates for families, as well as children’s health and rights. The Ohio AAP can show you the most ideal routes to enact programs that benefit Ohio’s children.” – Norman Christopher, MD, FAAP


The Foundation Pillar serves as the charitable and community focused arm of the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, and supports the Chapter’s efforts by creating fiduciary and programmatic partnerships with community, corporate, state and federal organizations for the purpose of securing support for programs that improve the lives of Ohio’s children and families.

In 2021, the Ohio AAP Foundation Pillar is working on specific opportunities to support and expand our Store It Safe Adolescent Suicide Prevention Program. Click here to learn more about how you can be a part of our efforts to reverse the trend of irreversible actions.

Some of the Ohio AAP’s recent successes include:

The Ohio AAP Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization; donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Tax ID Number: 31-1700823

Click here to make a donation and support the Foundation, or learn more about upcoming fundraisers and out team below!

Ohio AAP Foundation Leaders

Ohio AAP Foundation Fundraisers

Want to get involved? Have an idea for a program? Any questions at all?

Please contact Melissa Wervey Arnold, Ohio AAP Chief Executive Officer, at via email or (614) 846-6258.