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 […]
Paul Olivier named vice president of Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley
Paul Oliver may not be a native of the Mahoning Valley but he says the 20 years he has lived there is the longest he has resided in one place. He credits his strong ties to the area as one of the reasons he was selected to succeed Sharon Hrina as vice president of Akron […]
Hirschbecks deliver Christmas cheer to palliative care families
Organizers had to get a little creative this year, but no way were the Hirschbecks going to let a pandemic get in the way of brightening the spirits of some very deserving and special children this year. John and Denise Hirschbeck, founders of the Magic of Michael Foundation, each year shop for, purchase, wrap and […]
Donation helps improve patient access to services
Access to transportation has been identified as a major concern for families seeking medical care for their families in the Mahoning Valley. One local organization recognized and addressed this need with a recent gift. Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley received $250,000 from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mahoning Valley and Western PA (now named Ronald […]
Summer starts with a crash for Cole, but he speeds into therapy
“The boys wrecked the go cart. Cole is hurt. The ambulance is on its way.” Brandi Phillips’ head was spinning after this 9 a.m. phone call about her 13-year-old-son, Cole. He slept over at a friend’s house the previous night, a typical summer activity for the teen. Brandi raced over to the house to find […]
Vision for Our Valley’s Children Campaign comes to a successful end – THANK YOU!
Akron Children’s Hospital is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the Vision for Our Valley’s Children Campaign, which will provide support for programs and services at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. The campaign had a goal of $18 million but far surpassed that goal by raising $25 million. We would like to take this […]
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