“Give me your money, honey!” That’s the line 5-year-old Change Bandit Fiona Smith used last year to collect more than her weight in spare change – 36 pounds – during the annual “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” Radiothon. This year, she aims to beat that number to help all the kids at Akron Children’s […]
Meet some of our cancer and blood disorder patients and learn about the Akron Children's Hospital Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Fifty-dollar gift cards to a popular toy store highlighted the 5th annual Hematology-Oncology holiday party at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. “Their eyes were so wide with excitement. They weren’t expecting that,” said Shari Harmon, clinical coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. “It’s so heartwarming how different community organizations reach out to these kids […]
Akron Children’s was beyond amazing from the moment we walked through the ER doors until now. My 10-year-old son Connor has had a concerning amount of bruising the last couple months while playing tackle football. Last week he had a dental cleaning and they said there was an abnormal amount of bleeding. I called our […]
My son Jayden has been coming to Akron Children’s since 2004. I wanted to share this video with you. It was posted by a parent of one of my son’s teammates on my social media page and had 4k views in less than 24 hours.
Kylie Rose Kickin’ Cancer is a 26-page paperback featuring illustrations by Bree Young and photos of Kylie and some of her own thoughts. For example, next to a photo of Kylie undergoing radiation is a note in her own handwriting which says, “I had to stay still.”
A gifted athlete, Megan Merrill didn’t let ovarian cancer stop her. Now, the former cancer patient gives back as much as she can to help other children with cancer.