October 6, 2006

Children’s Hospital holiday fund-raiser set

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Photo by Neil Brake

The Friends of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have begun their annual holiday fund-raising project.

Holiday cards and peel-and-stick gift tags illustrated by the hospital's young patients are available for sale.

Other items include a special tin designed by former patient Kaylin Nelson, 13, filled with Christie Cookies; one-of-a-kind bags of pasta featuring the paper doll design from The Pasta Shoppe; gift bags and baskets and the Entertaining with Friends cookbook.

Visit www.vanderbiltchildrens.com/holidayproject to order items online until Dec. 18, or go to the Friends Shop at Children's Hospital beginning Oct. 17 to purchase items.

Items will also be sold at the performance stage area on the second floor of Children's Hospital on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit patients and families at Children's Hospital.