The park was packed for the annual PAC the Park, Chalk the Walk event put on by the Akron Children’s Hospital Parent Advisory Council. Local artist Amy Mothersbaugh spent 3 hours creating her latest sidewalk sensation, although you’ll get to see it from start to finish, along with many other creations from our patients, families, […]
Take basketball, soccer and cheerleading play stations, mix in some necessary adaptive equipment, invite kids with physical disabilities and their siblings, and the result is the first ever March Adaptive Madness Event. The March 20 event was a collaboration of the Mahoning Valley Parent Advisory Council and Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio (ASPO), an organization […]
Boardman Township’s first transit bus shelter was built in front of Akron Children’s Hospital’s Beeghly campus on Market Street thanks to efforts spearheaded by the Parent Advisory Council (PAC).
Thanks to the Parent Mentor Fund, Judy, who serves as the parent advisor coordinator at Akron Children’s, distributes free refreshments to parents or caregivers who have a patient admitted to the hospital.
Volunteer opportunities abound at Akron Children’s Hospital, including ones where your voice can be heard directly by hospital administration, and your input can lead to improvements in care and new hospital policies and procedures.
The Parent Courtesy Cart on the Beeghly campus is staff by volunteers from the Parent Advisory Council. They visit both the pediatric floor and the Special Care Nursery with juice, coffee, and snacks for the families.