2014 Holiday Tree Festival Raises $300,000

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The 2014 Holiday Tree Festival raised a record-breaking $300,000 to benefit patient programs at Akron Children’s. The amount was announced at a thank you luncheon on Jan. 14 for the volunteers. Since it began in 1982, the Holiday Tree Festival has raised $5 million for the hospital.

Giving back the Children’s way


With 5,000 employees and a growing number of locations, every day, Akron Children’s Hospital touches the lives of families throughout northern Ohio. What you may not know is many of our employees also give their own time and resources to support the community beyond their work at the hospital. “Part of our hospital’s mission is […]

Shop for the holidays and help Akron Children’s


The excitement of finding a fantastic deal can be quite a rush for holiday shoppers. Now, imagine if that perfect gift also benefited Akron Children’s Hospital patients and programs. This holiday season, get that feel-good sensation by either shopping or donating items at these locations: PetSmart in Cuyahoga Falls Customers can purchase a stuffed dog […]

Trees sparkle with inspiration at the Holiday Tree Festival


As you walk past the Angel’s Wings tree at the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, the first thing you notice is the large, carefully-crafted angel wings at the top. But, if you stop to take a closer look, you notice a framed picture of a bright-eyed, dimple-checked little boy who serves as the tree’s inspiration. […]

Contributing to #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2 will help support the Toy Fund


Every dollar donated to Akron Children’s goes right back to our patients and their families. On Dec. 2, you can be a part of this cycle of giving by supporting Akron Children’s during the 3rd annual #GivingTuesday celebration.

Hats off to volunteerism


Abraham Lincoln, Indiana Jones and even Dr. Seuss tales were all known for their hats. And while you won’t find Mary Leuca’s hat in Hollywood or the history books, you can see her ever-changing volunteer ‘hat’ on display at Akron Children’s Hospital and the 2014 Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center. “I […]