Dance marathons raise $30,000 For the Kids! (photo gallery)


Kent State University and Walsh University had a common theme this spring: For the Kids! – the theme of dance marathons nationwide, supported by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

A Disney-inspired thank you to hospital supporters (Photo Gallery)


To say thank you to the event coordinators, volunteers, Change Bandits and CMN partners who donated $878,741 last year, Akron Children’s Hospital hosted the “Night at the Movies” recognition event on March 20 at the Akron Civic Theatre.

Dance, dance Kent State Students raise $14,000 for childhood cancer patients


The Harlem Shake seems to be the new trend, but when Kent State University students dance, they dance to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital.

Holiday Tree Festival Spotlight: Have Yourself a Merry Whittle Christmas


“Have Yourself a Merry Whittle Christmas” features hand-carved ornaments made by the Forest Heritage Festival committee. Now in its 17th year, the Forest Heritage Festival is held each fall at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital.

The Change Bandits’ role in making Akron Children’s special

Nicci Avalon

As a former patient, mother and Children’s Miracle Network program manager at Akron Children’s Hospital, I have many reasons why you should become a Change Bandit. I was born five weeks before my due date at Fisher-Titus Hospital in Norwalk, nearly an hour and a half away from Akron. Nonetheless, the doctors decided to transfer […]

Family Dance-Off competition starts Feb. 1


For the second year in a row, Primrose Schools is partnering with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) to bring you the Family Dance-Off video contest. The nationwide chain is giving away a combined $65,000 to three CMN hospitals and a combined $9,500 to three winning families. The contest goes from Feb. 1 to March 19. To […]