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Learn more about our donors and their impact on Akron Children's.

Family makes $1 million gift for mental health services

Family makes $1 million gift for mental health services at Akron Children’s in the Mahoning Valley

A $1 million donation to help children and youth who need mental and behavioral health care is being recognized with the naming of the Teegan Kamzelski Building, home for behavioral health programs at Akron Children’s Hospital in the Mahoning Valley. Read more...
$2 million gift establishes endowed chair

$2 million gift establishes endowed chair In NeuroDevelopmental Sciences for Rare Diseases

A $2 million gift from James and Marguerite Pearson has established the James F. and Marguerite A. Pearson Endowed Chair in NeuroDevelopmental Sciences for Rare Diseases at Akron Children’s Hospital. Read more...
Foundation 2020 year in review

Akron Children's Hospital Foundation 2020 year in review

Despite the challenges 2020 brought, our donors showed their support in a big way. Thanks to you, we had another record-breaking year at Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation. You helped us surpass our goal and raise $41.7 million. Read more...
Children's CEO establishes endowed chair in nursing

Akron Children’s CEO establishes endowed chair in nursing

The Grace Wakulchik Endowed Chair in Nursing recognizes outstanding nursing administrators and provides a source of income to support nursing projects and programs that advance quality health care for children. Read more...
$1 million gift to help Pediatric Global Health

$1 million gift to help Office of Pediatric Global Health

Large-scale natural disasters have a way of helping us realize how small the world really is. While longtime Akron Children’s Hospital donors Jim and Vanita Oelschlager already understood the desperate need for quality health care across the globe, the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti provided an open door for them to make a difference. Read more...
Women's Board continues legacy with $280,000 donation

The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital donates $280,000

The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital recently donated $280,000 to the hospital for the purchase of a portable ultrasound unit, a dermatology laser and two radiology scanner wraps. Read more...

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