Since the founding of Akron Children's Hospital in 1890, the Women's Board has been a driving force in its growth and development. From governance to fundraising, the Women's Board has been a constant source of strength in supporting the mission of Akron Children's.
Each year brings new initiatives for the Women's Board to complete, while annual events and activities continue to grow.
The Women's Board's 3 major fundraisers are the:
Volunteers log countless hours, whether checking credentials at the villas at the annual Bridgestone Tournament, selling lights for the annual Christmas tree lighting celebration or encouraging school children to be safe.
In 2008, the Women's Board dedicated the Children's Garden of Hope & Healing. The garden serves as an extension of the holistic, family-centered care provided at Akron Children's Hospital.
In 2010, the Women's Board was recognized for their years of service and awarded the 5th annual Children's Champion award. The Children's Champion award is given away each year to an individual or group that displays a philanthropic spirit and passion for Akron Children's Hospital.
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