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.

7th annual Miracles and Promises Radiothon sets record with $231,840

The 7th annual event raised $231,840 for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley – shattering last year’s total by more than $10,000!

Akron Children’s invests $18.6 million to expand Beeghly campus

After years of providing high-quality care to families across Mahoning Valley, one thing has become clear: Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to the Valley. That’s why we’re proud to announce that on Oct. 7 we will officially break ground for an $18.6 million construction project to expand our Beeghly campus by more than 51,000 square […]

Virtual 5K: Support the 2nd annual Emily’s Sparkle Sprint

Twelve-year-old Emily Kungli plans to raise as much money as she can for the 2nd annual Emily’s Sparkle Sprint. Named in her honor, this year’s event has taken the online route and become a virtual 5k to raise funds for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Akron Children’s Hospital (PICU).

“N” is for Nurture…but also for NURSES!

More than 40 retired nurses, representing more than 1,000 years of service to the hospital, gathered recently to celebrate Akron Children’s Hospital’s 125 years of caring.

Grant to help Mahoning Valley parents and children cope after the death of a loved one

Akron Children’s will begin offering its Good Mourning grief support group in Boardman as a result of a $15,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation in partnership with The National Alliance of Grieving Children. The first 6-week session will begin Oct. 12 and run through Nov. 16 at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus.

Patient who represented Akron Children’s in Washington ready for Radiothon

Despite all his medical complications and the exhausting days of surgeries and treatments he’s endured, three year-old Chase Flaherty’s eyes open wide and he flashes a smile when his favorite song, Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger,” is within earshot.