Founding and Charter members at the 50th Jubilee Celebration
Kindervelt is an organization composed of neighborhood or other common-interest groups joined together by a central, city-wide board of trustees. It is the largest auxiliary of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and is recognized as one of Greater Cincinnati’s outstanding volunteer organizations.
Kindervelt is dedicated to raising funds for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. We believe in creating an environment that provides a foundation for building friendships and productive relationships within the organization and throughout the community. Kindervelt is an opportunity for individuals to come together and make a difference in the lives of children.
Kindervelt is the largest auxiliary of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with members in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Indiana. The organization is composed of neighborhood or other common interest groups as well as individual citywide members and is united by a central Board of Trustees (BOT). The BOT consists of 18 positions; the Executive and Advisory Officers along with Region Leaders. Kindervelt membership is open to anyone who wishes to join.
Kindervelt’s Fundraising Projects and Events
Kindervelt Fall Event
The Fall Event is open to the public and held September – November. It has ranged in the past from a Gala Evening to a Halloween Party held at a variety of venues around the TriState area.
KV Krafts is a series of shopping events featuring quality hand-crafted merchandise and bakery items. These events are typically held October through December.
Let the Good Times Bowl
A multi-session day of bowling, raffles and prizes. This event is typically held in late winter.
Each individual Kindervelt group believes in our motto “Together, we can make a difference” in its own unique way. The ideas and possibilities are endless – some include golf outings, bunko parties, fashion shows and luncheons; flower and mulch sales, cooking classes, wine tastings and vendor parties.