Honoring our volunteers

Dick and Bob Green

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.

Volunteers help deliver holiday cheer to palliative care families


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.

Birdies for Charity winners announced

Janis Worley, left, won the grand prize for her closest birdie guess.

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 […]