Mother’s Day is usually a time of celebration, when loved ones get together to honor the matriarch of the family. But for those new mothers whose babies are in the neonatal intensive care unit, the holiday can be overlaid with worry and fear. This year, a group of local residents, hospital staff, volunteers from Kids […]
Take basketball, soccer and cheerleading play stations, mix in some necessary adaptive equipment, invite kids with physical disabilities and their siblings, and the result is the first ever March Adaptive Madness Event. The March 20 event was a collaboration of the Mahoning Valley Parent Advisory Council and Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (ASPO), an organization […]
It’s been three years in the making for Girard High School senior Kada Williams, but she finally got the chance to be one of her school’s Teen Outreach members through Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The program exposes area high school students to leadership training, career opportunities in the medical field and community service projects […]
It’s become a holiday tradition in the Mahoning Valley, and a signature event for Akron Children’s Hospital. Holiday Hopes and Wishes drew more than 300 people in its 7th year, and proceeds benefited the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Palliative Care Fund. “It’s a fun, festive event that many local businesses have incorporated as an […]
Marilyn Monroe’s appearance at the Foundation’s “Art in Concert” event not only came as a huge surprise, but it kick-started a significant fundraising effort to support the new Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine program.
The 7th annual event raised $231,840 for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley – shattering last year’s total by more than $10,000!