Our connection to Akron Children’s Hospital goes back 12 years. Our first son, Derek, was born 5 weeks early via emergency C-section after a placenta abruption and was brought to Akron Children’s neonatal intensive care unit.
Born 3 months premature, Savannah weighed a mere 1 lb. 2 oz. and was 11.5 inches in length. She spent the first 109 days of her life in the NICU at Aultman Hospital. On Oct. 21, she came home on oxygen and an NG feeding tube. On Jan. 19, 2014, she aspirated, and by the end of the day, she was admitted to the PICU at Akron Children’s for what would be 120 days.
Local businesses, such as Buehler’s Food Market in Portage Lakes, are signing up to be Change Bandits to raise money for the Have a Heart, Do Your Part radiothon, which airs Feb. 13-15 on 98.1 WKDD.
Thanks to the generosity of a grateful mother, the walls at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center are coming alive with our patients’ best artwork. The artwork was recently donated to the Heart Center by Tiffini Wright, whose son, Dominic, was born with a congenital heart defect and received treatment at the hospital. The pieces are […]
The Children’s Champion and Champion for Our Valley’s Children awards honor donors who not only generously support the hospital’s mission and fundraising efforts, but also serve as champions for all children throughout the community.
To show gratitude their gratitude towards Akron Children’s Hospital, Anjali Fetsko and her parents, the owners of The Little Gym of Brecksville, are Change Bandits for the “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon, which airs Feb. 7-9 on 98.1 WKDD. Two years ago, Anjali Fetsko was an active 7-month-old. But she was diagnosed with […]