Vote to bring photography to cancer patients at Akron Children’s Hospital

Kayla visits a cancer patient at Akron Children's

Bring Pablove Shutterbugs: a therapeutic photography program, to Akron Children’s Hospital’s cancer patients. Vote for the hospital at vote.livestrong.org between March 24 and April 11.

American Girl Fashion Show provides lasting life lesson (PHOTOS)


Three years ago, I found an ad in a local paper seeking models for an upcoming American Girl Fashion Show® to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. Since my girls – Brianna, 10; Arianna, 8; and Julianna, 6 – love the popular dolls and book series, it was a no-brainer for us to sign up. […]

The Have a Heart, Do Your Part radiothon raises $633,306 (Photo Gallery)

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The 15th annual “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon ended this year as another success. The radiothon kicked off on Feb. 12 during the Change Bandit Bash at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls. More than 300 people attended the Bash to turn in their spare change and enjoy food and giveaways as well as activities such as face painting.

Akron Children’s saved our son’s life


My son has had multiple visits and extended stays at Akron Children’s. He has a condition that requires multiple specialists as well.

2 years after being diagnosed with leukemia, Ava gets ready to celebrate her last treatment

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When 6-year-old Ava Turner smiles at you, you immediately find yourself smiling back. And these days, Ava has a lot to smile about, thanks to Akron Children’s Hospital.

St. Sebastian students have heart


St. Sebastian Parish School students once again participated in Akron Children’s Hospital’s 15th annual Have a Heart, Do Your Part radiothon. Sixth grade teacher Mike McDonald organized our Change Bandits and set a $500 goal, which was the amount we collected in 2013.