Calling all kids with a creative mind for fun, tasty flavors of ice cream! Have you mixed up a few ingredients at home and wish you could make it by the gallon to share with friends? Now you can! For the third year, Chill Artisan Ice Cream is partnering with Akron Children’s Hospital to provide our […]
A day of skiing designed to empower patients with conditions like cerebral palsy and spina bifida was a huge success! Meet the 5 children who bravely tackled Adaptive Ski Day with the help of 3 Trackers of Ohio. The term Three Trackers comes from the impression or tracks that a skier with adapted equipment leaves in […]
Knowing that a professional athlete has the same involuntary movement disorder as you can be a powerful moment in a young life – especially when he’s an icon for the same sport that fills your passion. Akron Children’s Hospital patient Ben Bradley and his family of Trumbull County’s Cortland were eager to drive some 175 […]
Tasheena Purdue knows the benefits of skin-to-skin contact. She’s a hospice caregiver in Canton and a mom to 5. She’s been diligent to provide “kangaroo care” for her children especially with her newborn son, Nehemiah, who is a patient our neonatal intensive care unit. Kangaroo care refers to the act of placing your newborn, with […]
In March 2017, Akron Children’s Hospital broke ground on a 230,000-square-foot addition to the Considine Professional Building. Today, the driveway and front doors are open, as well as a few of the departments. The new Welcome Centers and main lobby areas on Levels 2 and 3 also opened with self-serve kiosks and staffed desks to […]
The sweet generosity of about a dozen school children from Shanghai, China, was welcome on our Akron campus this week. Here to learn the English language and American culture as guest of The Lippman School, the 4- to 11-year-old held a lemonade stand fundraiser for Akron Children’s and made Chinese fans with patients.