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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.

Kohl’s is the right “fit” for kids

Continuing its 13-year commitment to Akron Children’s, Kohl’s Cares® announced its donation of $293,950 during a fitness rally at Orchard Hill in North Canton on Oct. 31. The donation provides continued support of the hospital’s fitness initiative, Kohl’s Fit and Healthy Kids, a program targeted toward local elementary and middle school students. “Kohl’s is very […]

National Philanthropy Day: Putting a spotlight on giving

Caring Kids Club

Akron Children’s Hospital is fortunate to have countless volunteers and donors who support the hospital’s mission of helping every child who comes through our doors. On Nov. 14, National Philanthropy Day, we’re pleased to recognize several supporters as part of this national event that pays tribute to the contributions philanthropy makes in our communities.

Palliative Care vs. Hospice: Understanding the differences

Logan Keith of Akron shares a fun moment with his mom, Laura. Logan is a patient in the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center. He continues to amaze his doctors and his family with his recovery from a devastating brain injury.

Many people are now more familiar with the words palliative care and hospice, but there’s often confusion about what they are and how they’re different. In honor of this month, which celebrates and spreads awareness about hospice and palliative care, we’ve created this Q & A.

Annual Project Ed Bear Gala Auction set for Dec. 1

Project Ed Bear donated funds to pay for the Bear Cave playroom in Children's outpatient hematology-oncology clinic.

As you firm up holiday plans for December, be sure to leave Monday, Dec. 1, open to attend the 20th Annual Project Ed Bear Gala Auction at Quaker Station to benefit cancer patients at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Akron Children’s opens new location in Warren

Starting Nov. 17, Akron Children’s will offer specialty services in Warren. Services will include cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, urology, lab and radiology. To celebrate the new space, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house.

Cancer survivor John Hillock becomes king of the stage during 3rd annual Dancing for the Kids event

Dancing for the Kids

Nine local talents danced their way into the hearts of more than 500 people recently at the 3rd annual “Dancing for the Kids” event at the Akron Civic Theatre. The show raised $93,386 for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s.