TWIG Bazaar Slated for November 14 at Ohio Expo Center

November 5, 2010

In its 88th year, TWIG Bazaar will offer attendees unique, handcrafted holiday gifts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 14 at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center. Event proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  

As the largest, single-day event sponsored by TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Bazaar features handmade items including lighted/decorated trees, jewelry, stationary, holiday ornaments, decorations and much more. In addition, antiques, collectibles and home-baked treats will be available for purchase.

Attendees can receive an early shopping pass to have the first look at the one-of-a-kind crafts with a $25 donation to Nationwide Children’s. Patrons can contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation to obtain an early shopping pass.
   
Last year, the TWIG Bazaar welcomed more than 3,000 shoppers and raised more than $85,000 for Nationwide Children’s. Since 1916, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital has supported the work of Nationwide Children’s. TWIG is a dynamic group of central Ohio volunteers committed to raising funds to support various programs at Nationwide Children’s.
 
For more information, please contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0888 or Cynthia.Creedon@NationwideChildrens.org.

About TWIG
TWIG of Nationwide Children's Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children's Hospital. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $27 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children's. 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 fund-raising efforts such as the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, BIA Parade of Homes, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by over 100 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 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare 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 nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 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 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.