Thirteen retired members of our medical staff gathered recently to be recognized for their contributions through the years. “This is a celebration,” said Bill Considine, president and CEO. “We could tell stories about life’s journeys through the work and service of all of you. We couldn’t do the work we’re doing today without you. I’m […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
It was a night for celebrating champions, and James H. Sisek, Esq. was the star of the show. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley honored Sisek for his years of advocacy and philanthropy at the 2017 Champions for Our Valley’s Children event at The Lake Club in Poland. Sisek’s ongoing generosity and support for the hospital […]
After two life-altering events, the Russ family shares an unbreakable bond with Akron Children’s Hospital. In 2005, Ron and Maureen Russ’ newborn daughter Madison passed away from a brain malformation. Three years later, 6-month-old son Jack lost his life after a car accident. Ron, Maureen and their other children – Casey, Bailey, Emma and Alexis […]
In March, Elizabeth Smith’s 2-year-old nephew Kyle Matthew Smith passed away from myotonic dystrophy, a type of muscular dystrophy. “He spent a large portion of his life at Akron Children’s Hospital,” Elizabeth said. “His death obviously had a big impact on my children, so they decided they wanted to raise money for Akron Children’s.” […]
Subaru’s Share the Love campaign grew this year to include both the Boardman and Brunswick dealerships in raising money to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. At the end of each year, Subaru dealerships across the country participate in the Share the Love campaign, where Subaru donates $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to […]
In 1984, during one of the most tragic times in their lives, Hudson residents Tom and Brenda Clark made a promise to themselves that one day they would give back to the hospital that did so much for them during their son Brandon’s short life. Born with microcephaly, Brandon received physical, occupational and speech therapy […]