As a picturesque snowfall gently fell outside, many of the Mahoning Valley’s bravest children and their families celebrated the holidays inside. It was an evening to just be a child. To temporarily let go of the painful and stressful times … and instead just have some fun. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s annual Hematology-Oncology holiday […]
More than half of American households have one or more pets, and that number is sure to grow as the holidays approach. Fortunately, many of these pets will go on to become beloved members of the household. Of course, there are many factors to consider if you are looking to share your home with a […]
The University of Akron football players visit Akron Children’s Hospital before every home game in the fall, which is 6 times throughout the season. During Christmas, one of the players always dresses up as Santa. This year there was even an Elf.
Akron Children’s Air Bear is accustomed to transporting very precious cargo, and the morning of Christmas Eve was no different. It safely brought Santa and Mrs. Claus to visit with our patients during his annual “Flight before Christmas.” A few braved the below-freezing temperatures outside to see the medical helicopter land in the hospital’s Perkins […]
We were blessed to have been able participate in Akron Children’s Holiday Tree Festival preview party on Nov. 16. In fact, we were so excited that we didn’t think to get a little boy sitter for the evening. Fortunately the event was so intriguing to our little mister that it wasn’t a problem for his entertainment.
Santa is ditching his sleigh for AirBear on Christmas Eve for the second year in a row. He will arrive at Akron Children’s Hospital at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, where he will spread jolly-good cheer to the patients and families in the hospital’s atrium, followed by visits to hospitalized patients in their rooms. Check out last […]