Whenever I feel a little guilty about my love of Diet Coke, I think about the positives beyond the great taste and zero calories. My empty Diet Coke cans and opener tabs are not only recycled, but they actually help our patients at Akron Children’s Hospital.
More than 300 people – including 72 burn survivors – attended this year’s ACBC Holiday party at St. George’s Family Center in Fairlawn.
It was Friday, May 25, 2007, the start of Memorial Day weekend, at 9:30 p.m. when my husband walked in to Robinson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. This was the start of a long 15 days in the Akron’s Children’s Hospital burn unit with a long recovery to follow.
Each year our Aluminum Cans for Burned Children summer camp culminates with Fire Truck Day. On this day, more than 22 fire trucks and representatives from more than 26 fire departments join together to make a splash for our burn camp participants.