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.” […]
The toughest kids on the sidelines at the football game between Youngstown State University and Central Connecticut State weren’t the ones wearing pads and football jerseys. They were the group of young fighters celebrating Survivors Day with a tailgate party, sideline passes and a halftime balloon launch held in their honor. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning […]
My son, Codey Montecalvo, is in remission from cancer and has decided for the first time to run cross country. Last month Codey organized a Go4theGoal fundraiser with his Firestone High School cross country team to benefit the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s Hospital, where he was treated 2013-2014. […]
This weekend, students at Kent State University will be dancing, moving and grooving for a cause during the 3rd annual Flash-A-Thon. Organized by students, the dance marathon raises money throughout the year for Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. It concludes with a 12-40 hour event where participants stand, dance and […]
For the past 32 years, cancer and blood disorder patients from Akron Children’s Hospital have had an opportunity for fun and adventure with their hospital caregivers during the weekend-long Camp Ed Bear. And this year’s circus theme was a hit with campers of all ages.