As children grow older and gain more independence, the question of whether they can be left home alone isn’t far behind. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, reviews age, maturity, safety and other factors that will help parents make the best choice for their […]
More than 500 children and their families got their holiday spirit jump-started by attending the 5th annual Breakfast with Santa, benefiting Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. It was the largest-attended event in its brief history and raised well over $30,000, according to organizers. “At Akron Children’s, we care for kids, but the care we provide […]
Akron Children’s Hospital has long had a commitment of including artwork from local students to adorn the rooms and hallways of our various offices. And with our expanded Beeghly campus in Boardman set to open to patients July 11, we’re continuing that tradition. Over 40 students from 6 local schools will have their artwork on […]
When Robert’s daughter, Isabella, broke her arm at acrobatics, he drove past 2 hospitals to get to Akron Children’s Beeghly campus. And from the moment they stepped into the ER to the surgery and follow-up appointments later, Isabella was treated like a princess.
It’s affectionately become known as the “hat tree,” and its branches have managed to positively impact the lives of both the donors and recipients of the headwear it so proudly displays. “We go through 500 or more hats per year, and winter is our busiest time,” said Jodie Gossard, patient service representative for Akron Children’s […]
Dozens of families from the Youngstown-Warren area took part in “A Children’s Holiday” tree lighting and anniversary celebration at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus. The event featured cocoa, carols, face painting, cookie and ornament decorating, and a ceremonial groundbreaking for the $18.6 million building expansion project on the Beeghly campus. A few patients assisted with the tree […]