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.

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.

Mosaic project celebrates Children’s one image at a time

As part of Akron Children’s Hospital’s 125th celebration, a group of donors, patients and staff were invited to Kay Jewelers Pavilion on the hospital’s birthday, Oct. 20, to ‘unwrap’ the much anticipated mosaic project.

Kohl’s funds Akron Children’s fitness program

Kohl’s presented a check for more than $188,000 to Akron Children’s as part of the “Kohl’s Fit and Healthy Kids” kickoff rally at the school; an event that also included the students participating in various physical activities while learning about the fitness program. Since 2000, Kohl’s has donated more than $4 million to Akron Children’s Hospital.