Tyler Jordan has shared his story at 9 of the first 10 Miracles and Promises Radiothons in the Mahoning Valley, but this year the 18-year-old from Niles says it will be his last. “It’s just time for other people,” he said. Humbly, he doesn’t think his story has changed much over the years, but this […]
Shortly after the Beeghly campus opened in 2008, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley stepped into the batter’s box, looking to hit a grand slam with its first athletic partnership. And they did with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, a short-season Class A minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians based in Niles. Now in its 10th […]
For Julie Costas of Canfield, all it took was one phone call back in 2008 to get involved in a yet-to-be-named volunteer group to support the hospital’s fundraising arm. “I’ve always loved working with children,” she said. “I was the first person to call JoAnn (Stock) when I found out she was going to be […]
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.