The 8th annual Dancing for the Kids fundraising event, hosted by the Emerging Leaders of Akron Children’s Hospital, raised $140,000 to benefit patient and family services at Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. The event, presented by Adams, Gut & Associates, featured 9 local celebrities who performed on the Akron […]
Ravenna resident Morgan Kainrad-Taylor knows first-hand the high level of care Akron Children’s Hospital provides its patients and families. “When I was 3, my parents noticed things were off with me so they took me to Akron Children’s,” said Morgan. “After some tests that night, the doctors discovered I had stage 2 acute lymphoblastic leukemia.” […]
August 25 marked the Mahoning Valley’s 2nd Annual Kids’ Hematology/Oncology Awareness Celebration, which took place with the Scrappers at Eastwood Field in Niles.
In 2007, Akron Children’s Hospital featured Nick Reed of Salem, Ohio, in one of its documentary-style TV commercials. The hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders had diagnosed Nick at age 14 with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer that caused a tumor to grow at the end of his thigh bone. […]