Kohl’s is the right “fit” for kids

Continuing its 13-year commitment to Akron Children’s, Kohl’s Cares® announced its donation of $293,950 during a fitness rally at Orchard Hill in North Canton on Oct. 31. The donation provides continued support of the hospital’s fitness initiative, Kohl’s Fit and Healthy Kids, a program targeted toward local elementary and middle school students. “Kohl’s is very […]

Cancer survivor John Hillock becomes king of the stage during 3rd annual Dancing for the Kids event

Dancing for the Kids

Nine local talents danced their way into the hearts of more than 500 people recently at the 3rd annual “Dancing for the Kids” event at the Akron Civic Theatre. The show raised $93,386 for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s.

A gem of a gift

On Oct. 24, Akron Children’s Hospital announced the name of its new medical building on the Akron campus: the Kay Jewelers Pavilion.

The new building was named in recognition of Kay® Jewelers continued support and recent $10 million gift towards the “Building on the Promise” capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children’s history.

Style and Stitches Fashion Show delights attendees

More than 80 people filled The Tangier on Oct. 8 for the Style and Stitches Fashion Show. The event was sponsored by the Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital, led by President Madeline Bozzelli.

Childhood cancer survivor and her sister donate toys, games and hope to Akron Children’s patients

Five years after being diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, 10-year-old Mariah Leskovac is cancer-free and still remembers her hospital experiences. Those experiences are what made her want to give back.

Style and Stitches Fashion Show to make the holidays bright for teen patients

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, The Tangier in Akron will be filled with food, fun fashion and teddy bears for the 2014 Style and Stitches Fashion Show. Sponsored by the Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital, led by President Madeline Bozzelli, the event will showcase the latest in kids’ styles while raising money for the hospital’s patients […]