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Launch Week 2021

BuckeyeThon 2021 Launch Week

BuckeyeThon’s 2021 Launch Week is from April 12th to April 16th. Launch Week allows students to learn more about BuckeyeThon, our impact, and how you can get involved. There will be Involvement Information Sessions throughout the week and a Field Day to celebrate the end of Launch Week! Each day will be dedicated to appreciating one of the different groups of BuckeyeThon with incentives throughout the week. 

Launch Week Events

Daily Group Incentives

  • Morale Captain Monday
    • Check out our social media for a chance to win a $25 Winan's gift card!
    • Morale Captains, visit the BuckeyeThon office for a Nothing Bundt Cakes coupon!
  • Team Captain Tuesday
    • Check our social media for a chance to win a water bottle or Thermoflask!
    • Team Captains, visit the BuckeyeThon office for a Blaze Pizza BOGO coupon!
  • General Body and Youth Philanthropy Wednesday
    • Check our social media for a chance to win a water bottle or Thermoflask!
  • Team Member Thursday
    • Check our social media for a chance to win a Thermoflask and BuckeyeThon merchandise!
    • Team Members, visit the BuckeyeThon office for a Blaze Pizza BOGO coupon and Citrus+Green Tea AHA!
  • Fourth Year Friday
    • Check our social media for a chance to win sweet BuckeyeThon merchandise and a Bibibop gift card!
    • Fourth Years, visit the BuckeyeThon office for a free 2020 Ohio State University March Madness t-shirt!

Pick up hours in the BuckeyeThon office are from 9am-6pm each day. Our office is located on the second floor of the Keith B. Key Center. You can get to the Keith B. Key Center from the second floor of the Ohio Union (above Sloopys). Once in the Keith B. Key Center, take the stairs to the second floor and the BuckeyeThon office is on the left side.

Involvement Information Sessions

Join us Tuesday (4/13) and Thursday (4/15) on Zoom at go.osu.edu/btsessions to learn more about all of the different ways you can get involved in BuckeyeThon!

Field Day

To cap off our BuckeyeThon Spring Launch Week, join us for Field Day on Friday, April 16th from 2-7pm on the South Oval. We are looking forward to an exciting afternoon full of games and activities including yoga, Zumba, painting, game-show challenges, and time with friends! Make memories and enjoy some time outside while supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital in their efforts to end childhood cancer. Learn more at go.osu.edu/btfieldday.

Dine to Donate

Feel free to dine at the following Ohio State campus restaurants during launch week, and a portion of your purchase will go to BuckeyeThon and kids with pediatric cancer and blood disorders.

  • Monday (4/12): Buckeye Donuts from 3pm-7pm

  • Tuesday (4/13): Blaze Pizza from 5pm-8pm
  • Wednesday (4/14): Simply Rolled Ice Cream from 2pm-10pm

Here are the flyers to show at checkout for Blaze Pizza and Simply Rolled! For Buckeye Donuts, mention the fundraiser at checkout for a portion of your purchase to go to BuckeyeThon!

Early Bird Registration

1. Register before the end of the spring semester to qualify for the Early Bird Registration Bonus!

2. Register two people to be entered into a drawing to win $100 to your personal fundraising page.

3. Receive two unique donations before the end of the spring semester to recieve a coupon to one of our sponsored food locations!

We will have information tables at various locations around campus throughout Launch Week to answer any and all of your questions about BuckeyeThon!

Early Bird Registration Bonus Form:

Bonus Form! 

We hope you join us in celebrating Launch Week and springing into another year of philanthropy and supporting kids with pediatric cancer and blood disorder!