Pumpkinpalooza Benefits The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Childrens Hospital

September 18, 2009

TWIG, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Childrens Hospital, is announcing its first ever Pumpkinpalooza to benefit The Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Childrens, home to one of the leading pediatric centers in neonatal medicine in the nation. The TWIG Pumpkinpalooza will be held 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 at Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a day-long, autumn family festival out at Lynd Fruit Farms. The Pumpkinpalooza features food, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, games, raffles and an outdoor concert that will conclude the days events.

Admission is free, with tickets sold per activity and food. Additional corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available.

For more information, please contact Nationwide Childrens Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or via e-mail at Cynthia.Creedon@NationwideChildrens.org.

About TWIG
TWIG, of Nationwide Childrens Hospital, are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Childrens. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $25 million to support patient care, education and research at the hospital. The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. Today, more than 1,000 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fundraising efforts including the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, BIA Parade of Homes, and the Womens Division of The Memorial Tournament, among many other projects and events coordinated by individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.