When Mathew, Michael and Morgan were born, Kelly and Matt Robertson wanted nothing more than to bring their babies home. At 11 weeks premature, the triplets needed additional care so the NICU at Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley became their home away from home. At this year’s Miracles and Promises Radiothon benefiting Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning […]
Akron Children's annual "Have a Heart, Do Your Part" Radiothon, presented by 98.1 WKDD, raises money to buy child-size equipment and to fund patient care, community outreach and research. Read the inspiring stories from this annual event, and share yours.
Donor support propels expansion of emergency department in Mahoning Valley
On Oct. 13, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley broke ground on the $31 million, 22,500-square-foot expansion of our Emergency Department (ED) in Boardman. The project, which is scheduled to be completed later this year,will more than triple the size of our current ED, which was built to accommodate up to 80 patient visits per day […]
Josh’s winning spirit
Always quick with a joke or a smile, Josh Severson has always known how to make people happy. His parents were overjoyed with his arrival, but grew concerned when they saw he was born with a birth defect, 2 clubbed feet. “I was high-risk so my entire pregnancy was monitored closely, yet no-one detected anything […]
Radiothon gave us a heartfelt experience
Last week, we were able to participate in the Have a Heart Do your Part radiothon. WOW! To be honest, I’d never heard of the event before it was brought up during a conversation with one of our friends at the hospital. We agreed to share our story in an interview to maybe encourage the […]