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NICU Graduate Spotlight: 2013 graduates Charlee and Lennix

Every year, the annual Walk for Babies showcases a family who has been affected by the Akron Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Going into its 8th year, the event is shining the spotlight on NICU graduates Charlee and Lennix.

8th annual Walk for Babies to take place Sept. 21

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The 8th annual Walk for Babies, which benefits the neonatal intensive car unit (NICU) at Akron Children’s Hospital, will take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Akron Zoo.

My newborn’s journey from open heart surgery to health

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I smile whenever I watch my son, Christian, run, play or just be a normal toddler. It’s in these carefree moments that I reflect on how this energetic 2-year-old is not only my sweet, spunky and stubborn boy – he’s also my miracle. Because two years ago, he was in a fight for his life at Akron Children’s Hospital.

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. […]