It takes a lot for parents to remain calm when their child is in a life or death situation, especially when it involves their child being transported in a helicopter. Mitchell Holley, a chaplain at Akron Children’s Hospital, is able to be a comforting presence for patients, families and even the crew during their time of need.
Jumping into a lake in the middle of February started off as a joke at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Wadsworth, but medical assistant Kim Reed took the bait. Reed, cheered on by other staff members, took the leap in Turkeyfoot Lake for the 2012 Polar Bear Plunge at Portage Lakes State Park on Feb. 18. “When […]
When I was younger, my dad drove me to school almost every day, and almost every day we listened to WKDD. Naturally, I listened to the “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon for Akron Children’s Hospital, and I remembered wondering what it would be like to witness such a high energy event. This year […]
Children at the Looking Glass Learning Center in Kent gave out hugs to support Akron Children’s Hospital. The center’s students, who range in age from infants to school age, served as Change Bandits for the 2012 “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon. Tammy Powers, assistant director of the center, said all of its classrooms […]
Highland High School is experiencing change in Principal Dana Addis’ first year. Addis, along with his student advisory committee, are serving as Change Bandits for the 2012 “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon for Akron Children’s Hospital, which airs on WKDD 98.1 Feb. 9-11. As a previous Change Bandit volunteer, Principle Addis sees the […]
Kristina Perkins went to Akron Children’s Hospital when her daughter experienced what she thought was constipation, but it was much more. To show gratitude for saving her daughter’s life, she signed up to be a Change Bandit and is raising money for “The Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon, which airs Feb. 9-11 on 98.1 […]