TWIG: Together with Important Goals

TWIGS are groups of women throughout central Ohio who support Nationwide Children’s Hospital through a wide variety of fundraising projects. TWIG groups operate independently, as well as participate in larger projects as a whole organization.

TWIG is looking for new members who are excited to help support Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Each TWIG is unique, with different membership requirements and involvement. If you are interested in finding your perfect fit in a TWIG or forming a new TWIG, please contact us!

All-TWIG Events  

Annual TWIG Bazaar

The Annual TWIG Bazaar, benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital, is a single-day, in-person event sponsored by TWIG of Nationwide Children's Hospital. Members spend countless hours crafting both traditional and unique items that include: home décor, seasonal items, children’s collectibles and many other holiday gift ideas. This year, the 101st Annual TWIG Bazaar will be on Sunday, November 12 at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early Entrance Passes are available for $25 and allows you to shop early at 9 a.m. The Bazaar also includes a silent auction, raffles, pick-a-prize and children's activities.

For more information about TWIG Bazaar, please email

TWIG Bazaar Early Entrance Pass
Purchase your early entrance ticket to shop before the crowds.

All-TWIG Projects

Holiday Cards and Greeting Cards

Each year, TWIG holds a holiday artwork contest for Nationwide Children’s Hospital patients. Once the winners are selected, their artwork is then made into holiday cards for one of two card programs:

Holiday Cards

Each year, TWIG sells packages of holiday cards to support various programs at the hospital.  Each card features child holiday artwork on the front, a short description of TWIG and Nationwide Children’s on the back, and a brief holiday message in the interior. Cards are sold in packages of 12 cards and 13 envelopes. Purchase your card package in our store today!

TWIG Greetings Program

Let us do the work for you! Honor the holiday season by giving the best gift of all, the gift of hope. Make a gift in honor of your friends, family and clients while helping the patients and families at Nationwide Children’s. For each gift you make, we will send your choice of one of the beautiful cards notifying the honoree of your generosity and warm wishes.

To submit your child’s artwork, please send to:

Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation 
Attn: TWIG
PO Box 16810 
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6810

Membership Information

Membership Requirements

TWIG groups are located throughout the central Ohio community. Meetings schedules are based on the individual TWIG groups.

All TWIG members must pay membership dues of $10 a year. Pay your membership dues now!

Click here to download a printable TWIG membership dues form (PDF).

Please remember, each TWIG member is required to pay dues of $10 with a personal check or money order. If the check will cover more than one member's dues, be sure to note which members are included in the amount. Checks should be made payable to TWIG of Nationwide Children's Hospital. 

Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).