Akron Children's Hospital launched a $200 million expansion of its Akron campus in 2012 to meet the current and future needs of children and their families. Called Building on the Promise, the project is the result of significant growth in the hospital's patient volumes and services.

Doing their part, by hanging hearts

Heart suspended from a tower crane

After suspending a Christmas tree from a tower crane, and donating gifts to Akron Children’s patients during the holidays, Marge Zezulewicz, project architect manager for the new building under construction on the Akron campus, asked herself, “What’s next?”

6 most engaging fundraising stories of 2013

Celebrate with us, all the good work that was done on behalf of the hospital in 2013!

Whether it’s the Akron and Mahoning Valley radiothons, or celebrities visiting patients and dancing to raise money and awareness for the hospital, we’re always proud to share the good work that’s being done on behalf of the hospital.

Video: Designing the best high-risk delivery area for mom and baby


The high-risk delivery space in Akron Children’s new medical tower is being designed to accommodate a projected 100 patients annually, with plenty of room for expansion as the patient census grows.

Holiday Tree Festival spotlight: Building on the Promise


Visit the 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center from Nov.23- Dec.1, and see the trees, wreaths and holiday gifts. Admission to the festival is free. For more information visit akronchildrens.org/treefestival.

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.

And the award goes to…


The seven teams working on Akron Children’s Hospital’s new building can get pretty tired at the end of a work week, especially when there are multiple companies working together for the first time and they are challenged to change the status quo. – See more at: http://building.akronchildrens.org/?p=10773&preview=true#sthash.YEGS0ii8.dpuf