To 19-year-old Maggie Doran, the annual Akron Children’s Hospital Charity Ball was a special night where she got to dress up in a formal gown, put on white gloves and pearls, and waltz with her dad, David. To Maggie’s mom, Elizabeth, the Charity Ball was much more than that. It represented another step toward acceptance […]
More than 1,000 attendees celebrated Akron Children’s Hospital’s upcoming 125th birthday at an anniversary gala on Sept. 12. The event highlighted our generous community’s support and was presented by the Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital.
The story of Akron Children’s Hospital, dating back to 1890, includes an element about the power of volunteerism. A group of volunteers came together to talk about one thing – service above self.
Each year, the Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital sends handmade, signed holiday greeting cards to their patients and families, as well as bereaved families. The number of palliative families keeps growing every year, and this year there were 1,400.
The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital once again partnered with the Northern Ohio Golf Charities, Inc. to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital during the recent World Gold Championships® Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. Throughout the summer, members of the Women’s Board solicited pledges for the Birdies for Charity contest in which participants […]