Growing up, Carolyn B. Hofmann, employee involvement coordinator at Akron Children’s, learned a lot about the restaurant and food services industry. Her father was a restaurateur and her grandfather worked for Fleischmann’s, teaching yeast basics to bakery workers. It was an easy decision for Carolyn to follow in her foodie family’s footsteps. She loved the […]
For as long as Deb Young, Ask Children’s nurse in Children’s After Hours, can remember, she’s been captivated by babies of all kinds. Her mother recognized her softheartedness, allowing Deb to bring home stray kittens, rescue abandoned baby birds and bunnies and care for the neighbor’s younger children. By the time Deb graduated from high […]
Congratulations to the 12 deserving high school graduates who were recently awarded the Employee Foundation Council’s (EFC) prestigious Hagey Scholarship. Now in its 49th year, the Hagey scholarship recognizes children and dependents of employees with a $1,500 scholarship to put toward their higher education expenses. Recipients are selected by 3 independent judges who have no […]
With 5,000 employees and a growing number of locations, every day, Akron Children’s Hospital touches the lives of families throughout northern Ohio. What you may not know is many of our employees also give their own time and resources to support the community beyond their work at the hospital. “Part of our hospital’s mission is […]
In 2013, more than $296,000 was distributed from the Akron Children’s Hospital Employee Foundation.
The judges, the spotlights, the contestants channeling their best John Mayer, Usher and Whitney Houston. Akron Children’s looked a lot like American Idol on March 7 when 10 employees performed at the Harvest for Hunger Idol, an annual fundraiser for the Akron/Canton and Mahoning Valley food banks. Employees gathered in the hospital’s Sherman Auditorium to […]