Scrappers honor families affected by childhood cancer

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers helped kick off National Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month with some special treatment for cancer survivors during the Mahoning Valley’s 4th Annual Kid’s Hematology/Oncology Awareness Celebration.

Join Molly Norris in Lacing Up 4 Pediatric Cancer

If you saw Molly Norris chasing a soccer ball or celebrating a win with her teammates on Manchester High School girls’ soccer team, you would never know the she has been facing serious health challenges since age 2.

A life-saving gesture, a life-long bond

Rob Bell, a 39-year-old U.S. Army logistics supervisor, and Lexie Hodges, 20, are forever connected as he selflessly donated his bone marrow to her 6 years ago. They just met this past May.

Through the lens of a child

What happens when you give pediatric cancer patients a camera and the skills to use it? Answer: A gallery of self-expressive photos that speak volumes about how a child views the world. Thanks to a grant from the LIVESTRONG Foundation Community Impact Project, patients at Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders […]

Kent State holds 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon

This weekend, students at Kent State University will be dancing, moving and grooving for a cause during the 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon. Organized by students, the dance marathon raises money throughout the year for Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. It concludes with a 12-40 hour event where participants stand, dance and […]

Brookfield woman honors daughter’s memory with annual toy drive

The family and friends of Rachel Baker continue to fulfill her wishes of lifting children’s spirits even four years after she passed away at age 21.

Judy Baker organizes an annual toy drive in her hometown of Brookfield, Ohio, in honor of her daughter, who was studying to become a pediatric oncology nurse at Youngstown State University two years after being diagnosed with leukemia.