While leafing through a magazine at her doctor’s office, Barbara Brown came across an article about Dr. Sarah Friebert, who was being recognized as one of the area’s top doctors. “Learning about the work of Dr. Friebert and the palliative care team really resonated with me,” Barbara said. Later that evening, she told her husband […]
Calling all dogs! The Doggie Brigade™, sponsored by Milk-Bone, on our Akron and Mahoning Valley campuses are recruiting new members. Find out if your dog has what it takes be a Doggie Brigade member at one of our informational sessions: Sat., Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-Noon Wed., Feb. 15, 6-8 p.m. Both will be held in […]
Since 2006, more than 34,000 Giving Dolls have made their way to children in need of a soft, lovable friend. On Monday, Betsy Kling, chief meteorologist for WKYC TV, personally delivered two special-edition Giving Dolls to Akron Children’s. The dolls – “Terry” and “Tito” – feature Cleveland Indians fabric and are named in honor of […]
Smiles with Style, a non-profit makeover organization, began at Akron Children’s Hospital with a little luck and a whole lot of good timing.
Jen Koch, executive director and creator of Smiles with Style, began volunteering at Akron Children’s more than two years ago and turned something as simple as braiding patients’ hair into a full-scale non-profit organization.
After hours of pacing through the lot in the cold snow, you’ve found it – the perfect Christmas tree. Once you’ve brought it home, the question is, how should you decorate it? Don’t worry. The experienced decorators at Akron Children’s Holiday Tree Festival are here to help. Lori Reilly, a professional florist and a decorator […]
My husband, Don, and I have been a member of Akron Children’s Doggie Brigade since 2006 and have been visiting with our Golden Retriever Logan. He is a very special guy, and a very special golden.