Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital
October 2023
Mark Smucker reading to patients 
The J.M. Smucker Co. makes a generous investment in early literacy efforts

The J.M. Smucker Co. is continuing its dedication to Akron Children's patients and families with a $1 million gift to support our early literacy efforts. This generosity established the Smucker’s Berry Good Reading program at Akron Children’s.


Dr. Eva Szigethy
This spring, Akron Children's welcomed Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD, as the new Lois C. Orr Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry and director of Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. Read more →
Doctor with patient-digital health
Digital health innovations are helping Akron Children's transform and rethink the way we deliver care to patients and families, and donors are a cornerstone of this cutting-edge work. Read more →
Holiday Tree Festival
Join us in celebrating 42 years of the Holiday Tree Festival! This annual fundraiser presented by the Volunteers of Akron Children's returns to the John S. Knight Center Nov. 11-19. Read more →
Kathy and Don Waggoner
The 98.1 KDD Radiothon will celebrate its 25th anniversary in February, and to help celebrate, we're highlighting patients and families who have been part of it from the beginning. Read more →


Holiday Tree Festival
November 11-19, with a Preview Gala on November 10
John S. Knight Center, Downtown Akron


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Holiday Hopes and Wishes
December 8
10 a.m.
Mr. Anthony's, Boardman


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