The sweet generosity of about a dozen school children from Shanghai, China, was welcome on our Akron campus this week. Here to learn the English language and American culture as guest of The Lippman School, the 4- to 11-year-old held a lemonade stand fundraiser for Akron Children’s and made Chinese fans with patients.
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.
For Will Brown, running in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series is personal. He’s not necessarily going after personal best times, rather he’s running to support Akron Children’s which has helped his family in the most personal way possible – saving his son’s life. Will’s son, Grayson, was diagnosed with congenital heart defects […]
One of the things that Mark Rhinehart, laboratory information system analyst, likes best about his newest hobby is the bling. When he took up running competitively 20 months ago, he never guessed the race medals would be a source of encouragement. But his growing medal collection is one of his favorite ways to relive races, […]
A $1 million commitment from The LOPen Charities and The Scott and Julie Mawaka Charitable Foundation has led to the creation of an endowed chair at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. The LOPen Charities and Mawaka Family Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology was established by Scott and Julie Mawaka […]
Throughout the Mahoning Valley, children are boosting their vocabulary and reading skills thanks to a critical literacy development program. Reach Out and Read is a national program dedicated to promoting early literacy and school readiness in children ages 6 months to 5 years. Reach Out and Read focuses on helping children grow by incorporating books […]
The 2018 Akron Children’s hero patients joined a sold out pack of 2,100 runners at the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile race Sat., June 30 to kick off the first of 3 events in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series. This year, the National Interstate 8K & 1 Mile race featured 5-year-old Cam “Turbo” Betz […]