TWIG of Nationwide Childrens Hospital Announce Holiday Cards Artwork Contest

September 5, 2014

Now through September 15, 2014, TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital invites kids 16 years and younger to submit holiday artwork for the 2014 Holiday Cards Contest. Each year, TWIG selects pieces of children’s artwork and creates holiday cards, which are then sold to raise money for the hospital.

Young artists may submit original, holiday-themed drawings or paintings by mailing it to:

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

Attn: TWIG Holiday Card Contest

700 Children’s Drive

Columbus, OH 43205

Along with the artwork, artists should submit the following information with their entry – artist name and age, parent/guardians’ name(s), mailing address, phone number and email address. If the artist is a former or current patient of Nationwide Children’s, please make sure to include that in the entry along with a brief story. It is not necessary for the artist to be a patient in order to enter the contest.

This year, four winning entries will be selected and notified by September 19, 2014. All non-winning entries can be picked up from Nationwide Children’s Foundation after that date. The winning entries will be reproduced and available for sale beginning November 1, 2014 at

Please note: no compensation is given to winning entries. For questions, please contact Cynthia Laux at

About TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital
TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of the 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 800 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, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by more than 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 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