A typical day for Wyatt Brown is spent ‘doing jobs’ around his house like picking up frogs, digging in dirt and learning how to fix things. But last year, just a day after his 4th birthday, Wyatt’s days were anything but typical as he started testing and treatment at the Showers Family Center for Childhood […]
“Give us 6 hours and we’ll do all we can,” they were told. In 6 hours, Jean and Lou Greco of Hillsville, Pa., would find out how their baby daughter Josie’s life would play out; if it would play out at all. Five days earlier, Josephine, called “Josie,” had been born prematurely at 29 weeks, […]
Feb. 4, 2015, was a monumental day in our family’s lives. Kandice Jean Ramsey turned 5 months old and her journey at Akron Children’s Hospital ended. She went home!
Reinberger Family Center and the McFamily Respite Center at Akron Children’s provide families with a “home-away-from-home” setting so they don’t need to decide between expert care or a ‘mother’s touch.’
On Oct. 24, Akron Children’s Hospital announced the name of its new medical building on the Akron campus: the Kay Jewelers Pavilion.
The new building was named in recognition of Kay® Jewelers continued support and recent $10 million gift towards the “Building on the Promise” capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children’s history.
March 5, 2012, was a long day. We knew that the next morning we’d be taking Bekah to Akron Children’s Hospital for open heart surgery. It seemed like we spent the entire day just watching the clock, calculating how much time we had to spend with our baby girl before we needed to leave for the hospital.