The sweet generosity of about a dozen school children from Shanghai, China, was welcome on our Akron campus this week. Here to learn the English language and American culture as guest of The Lippman School, the 4- to 11-year-old held a lemonade stand fundraiser for Akron Children’s and made Chinese fans with patients.
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
Celebrations and superheroes dominated our June “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. When 16-year-old Ryan Hayes left for a school trip to Chicago with the Firestone High School choir on Valentine’s Day he was […]
He sings, he paints, he writes…Carson Lenington-Stewart takes in just about everything there is to do at our Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center. The 10-year-old cancer survivor, who spent many days and nights in the hospital over the past 18 months, is such a regular at the therapy space that writing teacher Nicki Robinson […]
Tales of joy and recovery were sprinkled among our May “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. It only took a moment for Ashlyn Bosley to stumble into a still-cooling fire pit, but the recovery […]
Willie the pony made many lasting memories during his first official visit to Akron Children’s Hospital, greeting patients bedside on Tuesday. Willie Nelson, a therapy pony handled by Victory Gallop in Bath Township, gets around town. Since his arrival to Bath Township in October, he’s been spotted shopping at several local pet stores. And you […]
Lives were saved and dreams came true in our April “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Although these teens have cancer in common, it wasn’t center stage them at the all-expense paid A Prom […]