The holidays are usually a time spent celebrating with friends and family, but for Carl and Leslie Boylen the holidays took on an entirely new meaning when their son Logan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. At the time of his diagnosis in 2016 Logan was 10 days away from his 14th birthday and about […]
Six months ago, Jonny Milburn was running around with his classmates at Winona United Methodist Preschool without a care in the world. When his preschool teacher Mrs. Jenn noticed his left eye seemed to be turning in every once in a while, the Milburns immediately made an appointment to get it checked out but figured […]
We all have special people in our lives who have illuminated our hearts with their friendship, love or simple acts of kindness. At this year’s Hope Lights the Way event, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m., you can pay special tribute to a friend or loved one, living or deceased, by having a luminaria dedicated in […]
Father-son bonding activities take on many forms like watching sports, camping and concert going. But, for Jeff and Christopher Roche, the bond they forged in a pediatric cancer patient room has been life-changing and the reason why Jeff became a Children’s Champion for the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series. “I’m running to celebrate […]
Giant Eagle’s eighth annual register campaign raised more than $130,000 for the hematology-oncology programs at Akron Children’s Hospital’s two campuses. Representatives from Giant Eagle presented a check for more than $46,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley on Aug. 23. The funds will be used to benefit the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Center for […]
The teen years are a big part of childhood. Custom-designed patient rooms with more mature aesthetics help teens and young adults in treatment for cancer at Akron Children’s feel more at home.