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Calling young athletes: Lace up and take a stand against childhood cancer

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and young athletes across the country are showing their support of kids touched by cancer by wearing special gold laces.

Patient families and staff reunite to celebrate Graffiti Project

Perkins Square Park resembled a family reunion on Aug. 13 when patient families and Akron Children’s employees came together to celebrate the conclusion of the Graffiti Project. The Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation created the Graffiti Project as a way to honor, remember and celebrate the hospital’s current and former patients.

Clubs for Kids Golf Classic nets nearly $60,000 for Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley

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The 4th annual Clubs for Kids Golf Classic to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley was held Friday, Aug. 1, at the Youngstown Country Club. A total of 36 teams and 144 golfers participated. The event raised nearly $60,000, bringing the 4-year total to more than $200,000 for Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley programs and services. […]

Akron Children’s Hospital named one of Akron’s best

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Akron Life magazine recently released its “Best of the City” issue, a reader-nominated contest that garnered 1,000 nominations. Akron Children’s Hospital received acclaim in 2 categories – best local charity event and best local place to volunteer.

“Meritage of Miracles” event aims to fund palliative care program in the Mahoning Valley

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On Sunday, July 27, L’uva Bella Winery in Lowellville, Ohio, will open its doors from 4 to 8 p.m. to host “Meritage of Miracles” – a wine-tasting and dining event to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.

Noah’s Hope event raises funds for telemedicine program in Tuscarawas County

Doug and Kristen Shoup have redefined hope for child abuse victims in Tuscarawas County. In 2007, they created Noah’s Hope to raise awareness about child abuse, promote prevention and be a voice for victims. The organization honors the Shoup’s son, Noah, who died from injuries he received while in the care of a babysitter.