Big Spender: Teen Patient Goes On Shopping Spree at Big Lots

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GRAPEVINE-- If you take a trip to your local Big Lots, there's no doubt you'll find some pretty big bargains! But, imagine getting the chance to shop-til-you-drop and pick out anything you want no matter the price tag.

Well, thanks to Big Lots Foundation and Nationwide Children's Hospital, that became a reality for Morgan Hood.

The 19-year-old college student suffers from Gastroparesis, a condition where the stomach struggles to digest food.

The Give Big campaign is giving sick patients, like Morgan, a special shopping spree experience.  And while most teens would probably fill their carts with stuff for themselves, Morgan stocked up on toys for her friends back at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

“While they're staying at the hospital they will receive these gifts, whether it is over the holidays or during a stay,” Hood explained.

There’s nothing like the gift of giving.