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32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival raises record-breaking $262,000

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The volunteers at Akron Children’s Hospital had much to celebrate following the conclusion of the 2013 Holiday Tree Festival. The event, which was held last November, enjoyed another record-breaking year, raising $262,000 for the hospital’s patient care and research programs.

Spats’ visits are golden to childhood cancer patients

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Spat might be named after a gangster from the movie, “Some Like It Hot,” but there’s nothing sinister about this golden retriever and card-carrying member of the Akron Children’s Hospital Doggie Brigade.

Jajca is a good egg

Doggie Brigade volunteer Linda Lester and Jajca

There’s at least one special thing to look forward to every Monday at Akron Children’s Hospital and his name is Jajca. Monday is the day Doggie Brigade member Linda Lester volunteers to share Jajca with patients on our hematology-oncology unit.

KinderCare Learning Centers donate more than 1,500 stuffed animals for patients at Akron Children’s

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It took several minivans and even a KinderCare bus to deliver all of the donations collected during the center’s community teddy bear drive last week.

Holiday Tree Festival volunteer spotlight: Jolea Swann

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For 32 years, the Holiday Tree Festival has been presented to the community by the volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital. It is the commitment of the volunteers that has made the festival a successful event that draws more than 250,000 attendees every year.

Holiday Tree Festival will sparkle again (Infographic) Come to the John S. Knight Center Nov.23- Dec.1

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The 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival will take place Nov.23 – Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. Admission to the festival is free.