Under the Sea: Kay Jewelers team treats patients to underwater-themed adventure

Underwater Adventure carnival

Sea creatures, sunshine and smiles were on hand recently when Akron Children’s patients and their families were treated to an aquatic-themed carnival in the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center.

32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival raises record-breaking $262,000


The volunteers at Akron Children’s Hospital had much to celebrate following the conclusion of the 2013 Holiday Tree Festival. The event, which was held last November, enjoyed another record-breaking year, raising $262,000 for the hospital’s patient care and research programs.

Akron Children’s Hospital honors patients on new building with #graffitiproject (Photo gallery)

The $200 million building expansion will include a 368,735-square-foot medical building that will house a new ER, NICU, high-risk delivery area and outpatient surgery.

Akron Children’s Hospital launched its Graffiti Project to honor current and former patients on the new medical building currently under construction on the Akron campus.

Curing Kiarah: A severe case of pneumonia leads to lupus diagnosis


Last year, 13-year-old Kiarah Harris’ life was anything but calm as she fought a life-threatening case of pneumonia at Akron Children’s Hospital. It was during this time that doctors diagnosed her with a chronic, auto-immune disorder.

Birdies for Charity winners announced

Janis Worley, left, won the grand prize for her closest birdie guess.

The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital once again partnered with the Northern Ohio Golf Charities, Inc. to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital during the recent World Gold Championships® Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. Throughout the summer, members of the Women’s Board solicited pledges for the Birdies for Charity contest in which participants […]

Infographic: Celebrating our volunteers

2012 Volunteer Stats

Learn about our selfless volunteers and the countless and creative ways they enrich the lives of everyone at Akron Children’s Hospital through this infographic.