At a beam signing event on Monday at the site of one of its new regional health centers, Akron Children’s Hospital announced a gift from Testa Development and its principals Joel Testa and Julie Testa Thomasson. Testa Development, which is developing the Akron Children’s Health Center, Boston Heights, has agreed to gift the $15 million […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
A record 25 local business and community leaders shadowed Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley clinicians during the 8th annual Up Close day. The program is aimed at increasing awareness of the hospital’s programs and services, and opening lines of communication between the medical staff and community representatives. “Akron Children’s Hospital is truly a community asset, […]
Jeff Sampson first visited Akron Children’s Hospital in the third grade when he had his tonsils removed. That was 55 years ago. Since then, he has come to depend on the hospital’s care and services – from the time his son broke his leg to a more recent injury that required Jeff to receive care […]
Organizers of the Miracles and Promises Radiothon at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley marked two significant milestones in the event’s history this week. In this, its 10th anniversary at Beeghly campus, the total dollars raised surpassed $2 million. “It’s hard to believe it’s the 10th year,” said JoAnn Stock, senior director of development, Akron Children’s […]
The Degenhard family of Louisville in Stark County knows first-hand how much it means to receive kindness during difficult times. For 4 years while their daughter, Taylor, battled an aggressive form of neuroblastoma, they received countless meals, kind gestures and support from family, friends, staff and strangers. Despite all the love, medicine and determination Taylor […]
Today, the corner of Chester and East Avenues in Kenmore is a triangular shaped plot of grass. But, within 2 years, it will become a neighborhood for 8 families living in new homes thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Summit County, Akron Children’s Hospital and the City of Akron. The project, one of the largest […]