Within a few weeks of accepting a generous amount of donated items from a kind-beyond-her-years fifth grader from Poland, hospital staff identified a need for it in the community. The Community Outreach, Education and Support Center of Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley received a call about one of our patients where Children’s Services had to […]
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.
The “Shelly’s Book Nook Fund” was formed with a donation of more than $30,000 from his foundation and DeBartolo York to establish four “Shelly’s Book Nook” reading areas throughout Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s Beeghly campus.
At Akron Children’s Hospital, we have much to be thankful for as we celebrate our 125th anniversary, but we also wanted to know what our families were thinking as we approach Thanksgiving Day. What are you thankful for? Let us know in the comments section or on our Facebook page.
The fabulous fall foliage painted on the windows that line our Locust bridge is thanks to 6 students at Chapel Hill Christian School’s North Campus, their dedicated art teacher and a couple of Akron Children’s patients who happened to wander by. To art teacher Mary Elizabeth Norman, involving kids in a project to help kids […]
As part of Akron Children’s Hospital’s 125th celebration, a group of donors, patients and staff were invited to Kay Jewelers Pavilion on the hospital’s birthday, Oct. 20, to ‘unwrap’ the much anticipated mosaic project.
On Sept. 26, 5 staff members from Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley set out to complete the challenge of running the Akron Marathon Relay. Their team, “Charlie’s Angels,” ran in honor of former ER physician and friend, Dr. Charles Newton.