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$1 million gift to help Office of Pediatric Global Health
Women's Board of Akron Children's Hospital maintains a legacy of giving
Gift helps children with learning disabilities
Planned gift helps bring smiles to patients
Marci Matthews endows telehealth chair with $1 million gift
Sharon has been a strong advocate for children in the Mahoning Valley

There are many ways you can help support Akron Children’s. Since our beginning as a two-room day nursery in 1890, Akron Children’s Hospital has benefited from the philanthropic support given to us by individuals, corporations and foundations.

Learn more about how you can support the patient care programs, research and other needs at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Meet the Foundation:

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Shelly Brown, CFRE

Vice President, Development


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Tim DuFore

Senior Director, Development Operations


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Maureen Katanic

Senior Director, Planned Giving


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Megan Hopper

Senior Director, Principal Giving


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John LaGuardia

Senior Director of Special Projects; Retired Vice President of Development


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Luann Maynard

Director of Development, Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley


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Machelle Syx

Director of Corporate Alliance and Special Events


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Laura Frye

Senior Major Gifts Officer


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Brian Hollingsworth

Senior Major Gifts Officer


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Laura Brelin

Associate Major Gifts Officer


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Laura Purdy

Associate Major Gifts Officer


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Jeannine Donatelli

Major Gift Officer, Mahoning Valley


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Contact the Foundation
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Contact the Foundation
- Mahoning Valley