Over the past 2 years our family has had the privilege of participating in Guinathon, Youngstown State University’s Dance Marathon, which raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. Last year, their first, the students raised over $18,000. This year’s goal was $30,000 — $1 for every time a child was seen in the Emergency […]
Watching her 13 year-old son, who’s battled Sickle Cell Disease since birth, be sworn in as an honorary second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force had Tia Allen beaming with pride this month at the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna.
Thirteen patients from Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley attended the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds exclusive Meet and Greet event in May. All patients received a program, poster and pin from the Thunderbirds, an elite group of pilots who perform aerial demonstrations.
The neonatal intensive care staff at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is preparing for a move to a brand-new NICU located at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, and with that move come feelings of excitement and intimidation.
On any given day, you can find pint-sized soldiers walking the halls of Akron Children’s Hospital – children who are fighting chronic and life-threatening diseases. Last month the Youngstown Air Reserve Station stood up and saluted one of our brave patients, 9-year-old Kylee Vidas, through the 910th Airlift Wing Pilot for a Day program.
Before the big game, football players huddle in the locker room with their coaches, devising plays on a large board in an effort to win the game. But huddling is no longer exclusively for sports. It’s just one of the new strategies being applied at Akron Children’s Hospital to ensure its staff functions as a winning team.