“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.

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.

Tyler Jordan: a 14 year old full of pranks and spunk

When Tyler was born, his family was told that he would never walk or talk. He has exceeded all of these expectations.

Gala celebrates 125 years of service

More than 1,000 attendees celebrated Akron Children’s Hospital’s upcoming 125th birthday at an anniversary gala on Sept. 12. The event highlighted our generous community’s support and was presented by the Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital.

Overcoming all obstacles

When 12-year-old Brooklyn was a week old, she fell into a week-long coma. Testing at Akron Children’s showed she had an under-active thyroid and 2 pineal brain cysts. A later check-up by cardiologist Grace Smith also showed she had a hole in her heart and a leaky valve. She’s endured all of her medical trials during her short life with grace and hope.

Simon says: Support the 9th annual Walk for Babies

Join the Conger family for the annual event at Canal Park on Sun., Oct. 4. All proceeds benefit the Walk for Babies fund to assist families in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital.