Retiree Jim Kessell has been volunteering at Akron Children’s Hospital for 13 years. His special talent is what sets him apart from others – Jim is a paper engineer. What exactly is a paper engineer? He folds paper to occupy our patients while they’re waiting. It’s a perfect volunteer position for a retiree with a […]
Amy McNair and her husband Don are so appreciative of the care they received when their son Jackson was born at 29 weeks. Amy, a consultant for Thirty-One Gifts wanted to give back to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and gifted the department with 50 insulated totes for preemie moms, stuffed with snacks, chapstick, notepad, […]
When we adopted our daughter from China, she was just 6 months old. As excited as we were about the adoption, we were also very aware that we were taking her away from her birth country and the rich culture. As she was so young, she never had a chance to embrace the culture of […]
This article was an excerpt from the August 2009 cribsheet.
This article is an excerpt from the August 2009 cribsheet.
This article is an excerpt from the April 2009 cribsheet.