92nd Annual TWIG Bazaar Call for Vendors

August 15, 2014

Celebrating their 92nd year, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital is excited to invite crafters to be a part of their annual fundraising event, the TWIG Bazaar, on Sunday, November 9th. Located at the Lausche Building at the Ohio Expo Center, this anticipated event attracts more than 3,000 patrons and is the largest, single-day event sponsored by TWIG. Since their inception, TWIG has raised more than $28 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children’s.

Vendors can now apply to be a part of this longstanding tradition by submitting an Artisan Application by September 2. You can learn more about the event and becoming a vendor by visiting www.nationwidechildrens.org/twig or contacting Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0819.

The Bazaar features handmade items including jewelry, holiday ornaments and decorations, and much more. In addition, a silent auction, Pick-A-Price, Attic Treasures, Pictures with Santa and delicious Holiday Pantry filled with delectable treats, round out this popular event. The Avenue of Trees and Wreaths will feature an assortment of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths by TWIG and are available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the areas of greatest need at Nationwide Children’s.

Last year, the TWIG Bazaar welcomed more than 3,000 shoppers and raised more than $67,000 for Nationwide Children’s.

For more information, please contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation, at (614) 355-0819 or Cynthia.Laux@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 $28 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children's 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, over 800 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, Pumpkinpalooza, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by over 70 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.