‘Max & Ruby’ author visits Akron Children’s Hospital

Daily Dose of Reading: Partnering to Promote Early Literacy

Several dozen pre-school children came to Akron Children’s Hospital to listen, sing, follow the leader, and celebrate all things literary with children’s book author Rosemary Wells.

Volunteers had more to give after retiring from careers

Volunteer Marijo Lendak with a patient.

Both Monica Zackeroff and Marijo Lendak started volunteering at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus after retiring from their respective careers. They love interacting with the kids in the hospital and doing other tasks assigned to them.

Our favorite photos: April 2015

Artists Judith Spater and Stephen Canneto of Columbus have a little fun with the Virginia Bluebell that is installed at Lock 3 Akron, Ohio. See all the sculpture locations: http://bit.ly/1EbCgyl

Social media is so fast-paced we’d hate for you to miss some of our best photos. Here are a few from April.

Some bunny loves our patients

With a hop, skip and jump, the Easter Bunny visited patients at Akron Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, bringing smiles to everyone she encountered.

Our Favorite Photos in March

8-month-old Natalie has a feisty personality and charming smile despite spending 2/3 of her life in the hospital so far. The PICU has become home for the Livengoods as she fights Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome. They share the ongoing battle to get their little girl in her own bed: http://bit.ly/1C316uf

Social media is so fast-paced we’d hate for you to miss some of our best photos. Here are a few from March.

Gift bags brighten patient stays at Akron Children’s Hospital


New sights, new sounds, unfamiliar procedures. A hospital stay can be an intimidating experience for little ones. To help take a bit of the sting away from time spent in the hospital, Akron Children’s Hospital is giving away tote bags donated by Kohl’s Cares®, filled with age-appropriate goodies to patients age 6 to 9.