Racing for Kids brings high-powered smiles to patients

Akron Children’s patients are familiar with the kind of horsepower Petie the Pony brings during his regular visits to the hospital. But on July 30, patients were treated to a different kind of horsepower, thanks to annual visit from Racing for Kids.

RubberDucks are a huge hit with our patients

Akron Children’s Hospital and Canal Park are separated only by the Ohio & Erie Canal. So it has become a regular treat to see members of the Double A Akron RubberDucks stroll over the canal bridge to visit our patients – with souvenir bats in tow. Their most recent visit on June 19 included pitcher […]

Back by popular demand: Racing for Kids returns to Akron Children’s Hospital

After a successful visit in August with veteran IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter, Racing for Kids stopped the races and popped in for another visit at Akron Children’s Hospital. But this time around, Racing for Kids shook things up and joined forces with Historic Sportscar Racing.

Racing for Kids revs up smiles

Patients at Akron Children’s Hospital were delighted to receive a visit from IndyCar Series veteran driver Ed Carpenter and Fire Hawk through Racing for Kids.

Spreading holiday cheer (photo gallery)

Each December, the volunteer offices are overwhelmed with holiday cheer and donations for Akron Children’s patients, and this year was no different.

Start your engines Racing for Kids gets patients revved up

It may not have been Lightning McQueen, but a visit to Akron Children’s Hospital by IndyCar Series driver Sebastian Saavedra, complete with a Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course pace car, revved up plenty of excitement from staff and patients last week. The visit was part of the Racing for Kids program, which has been coming to […]