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LOPen delivers smiles, rocks the night away

Brother Trouble played an impromptu concert for patients in our cancer and blood disorders clinic.

What originally began in 2003 as a golf outing to raise awareness for Akron Children’s Hospital has raised more than $500,000 for our Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Now in its 13th year, the annual LOPen charity event, created by Phil Lopez and Brad Croce, once again featured live concerts and […]

Photo gallery: 2015 Kids Are Number One Run

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More than 1,000 runners, walkers and dogs participated in the day’s festivities, and many more friends and family members joined them for the fun and fitness-oriented activities in Perkins Square Park. The event raised $10,000 for Akron Children’s social work department and a picnic for patients and families affected by cerebral palsy. If you were […]

Ultramarathon runner will go the distance for childhood cancer

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Endurance athlete Larry DeWitt plans to run the Burning River 100, a 100-mile trail race through northeast Ohio, on July 25-26 in honor of Ben O’Daniel and to raise funds for Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Ben, 16, has been in the care of the Showers Center since being diagnosed with leukemia 3 years ago.

Vote for Tyler and help Akron Children’s win $20,000

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A contest could yield a $20,000 donation to Akron Children’s Hospital – but we need your help!

Kent State holds 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon

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This weekend, students at Kent State University will be dancing, moving and grooving for a cause during the 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon. Organized by students, the dance marathon raises money throughout the year for Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. It concludes with a 12-40 hour event where participants stand, dance and […]

Boardman Subaru shares the love with Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley through national campaign

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Thanks to the generosity of Subaru buyers in the Mahoning Valley, Akron Children’s Hospital received a donation of more than $30,000. The donation was part of the 7th annual Subaru Share the Love campaign, in which Subaru of America donates $250 for every vehicle sold or leased from Nov. 21 to Jan. 2 to charitable organizations.