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.

If these trees could talk

With a medley of seasonal decorations and magical trees on display, it’s easy to get caught up in the sparkling details of Akron Children’s Hospital’s 34th annual Holiday Tree Festival. In fact, decorators spend hours carefully crafting every detail to bring not only beauty to the branches, but also meaning.

Holiday Tree Festival offers beauty beyond the tree branches

The beauty of the Akron Children’s Hospital Holiday Tree Festival is often in the stories that inspire people to donate and decorate trees. For one local family, the care they received at Children’s touched them personally, inspired a career and motivated them to give back to the hospital that helped their premature baby boys thrive.

The Hunt for Hope opens door for disabled youth

The “Hunt for Hope” was born out of the idea that all individuals, regardless of their disability, should have the opportunity to participate in a deer hunt if they so desire. Heidi and Scott Meshew of Wooster wanted that same opportunity for their son Cooper, an avid outdoorsman affected by a neuromuscular disorder. The couple […]

Future leaders tour hospital

It may have been the first behind-the-scenes tour of Akron Children’s Beeghly campus for many of the teenagers from Youth Leadership Mahoning Valley, but their advisor said it certainly won’t be their last time at the facility.

Unique performance art event benefits Children’s

Marilyn Monroe’s appearance at the Foundation’s “Art in Concert” event not only came as a huge surprise, but it kick-started a significant fundraising effort to support the new Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine program.

Holiday Tree Festival is a gift that keeps on giving

They say good things come in small packages, but the 34th annual Holiday Tree Festival presented by the volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital proves otherwise. This much anticipated holiday tradition comes unwrapped, lit up and on display Nov. 21-29 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, bringing joy to manyand thousands in donations to the hospital.