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Annual Project Ed Bear Gala Auction set for Dec. 1

Project Ed Bear donated funds to pay for the Bear Cave playroom in Children's outpatient hematology-oncology clinic.

As you firm up holiday plans for December, be sure to leave Monday, Dec. 1, open to attend the 20th Annual Project Ed Bear Gala Auction at Quaker Station to benefit cancer patients at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Cancer survivor John Hillock becomes king of the stage during 3rd annual Dancing for the Kids event

Dancing for the Kids

Nine local talents danced their way into the hearts of more than 500 people recently at the 3rd annual “Dancing for the Kids” event at the Akron Civic Theatre. The show raised $93,386 for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s.

Abby’s story – looking back at 5 years of change, hope and healing

Within a weekend, my daughter went from an active high school senior to being diagnosed with a rare and serious disorder in 2009.

Calling young athletes: Lace up and take a stand against childhood cancer

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and young athletes across the country are showing their support of kids touched by cancer by wearing special gold laces.

Hail to the Chefs recognizes Dr. Jeffrey Hord, raises funds for local charities

Dr. Jeffrey Hord

The 9th annual Hail to the Chefs event on Friday, May 30, at Lake Forest Country Club will feature great food, cocktails, entertainment and a charity auction.

Childhood dream comes true for doctor

Dr. Hord

From the time he was a little boy, Jeffrey Hord said he was going to be a doctor. “I don’t remember saying it, but my mom told me that I always did,” said Dr. Hord, the director of Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.