JoAnn Lewis, president of the Jacob Lewis Memorial Fund and mother of Jacob Lewis, recently presented Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley with a Children’s Dream Racer. The child-sized racer allows children to experience the excitement of driving on the track while receiving medicine and chemotherapy treatments.
Archives for 2012
As the year comes to a close, I am doing what lots of people do…reflect. So, I’m prepared to grab a glass of wine and some quiet space and jot down a few of the lessons my awesome kiddos have shared with us this year.
Whether it’s the Akron and Mahoning Valley radiothons or cyclists riding across the country to raise money and awareness for the hospital, we’re always proud to share the good work that’s being done on behalf of the hospital. Take a look back at 6 of the most popular fundraising stories for 2012.
Akron Children’s Air Bear is accustomed to transporting very precious cargo, and the morning of Christmas Eve was no different. It safely brought Santa and Mrs. Claus to visit with our patients during his annual “Flight before Christmas.” A few braved the below-freezing temperatures outside to see the medical helicopter land in the hospital’s Perkins […]
As 2012 draws to a close we invite you to look back at our most popular blog posts of the 329 we’ve published this year to date. As they show, it’s been a special year at Akron Children’s Hospital. 1. Open plea to Justin Bieber Megan Parker is a 13-year-old girl with end-stage Ulrich’s progressive […]
Last Christmas I was overwhelmed by the generosity of a variety of people and organizations who brought gifts to the NICU for both the babies and their parents. Some of Bekah’s favorite things are those that she received last year as she lay in her tiny bed.