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Zippython Raising Money, Creating Support, Showing Love for Akron Children’s Hospital

Members of Zippython pose with members of the Comma Club while holding shirts showing the importance of commas in sentences.
This group is one of three college chapters, including Kent State University and Walsh, dedicated to supporting the local hospital and kids.
November 18, 2019

Founded in 2013, Zippython is The University of Akron’s miracle network dance marathon chapter dedicated to raising money for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. The first dance marathon...

Zippython Hosting Pie-a-Thon, Raising Money for Akron Children’s Hospital

Members of Zippython dancing during their end of the year event in 2018.
This fundraising event is one of several planned for the academic year to reach their goal of $40,000.
October 29, 2019

Zippython is hosting their Pie-a-Thon event at Coleman Common from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 30 as part of their efforts to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital. For just $3, anyone from the...

UA Students Increase Child’s Mobility with Modified Toy Truck

Nathan Ramey gives older brother, Trent, a ride in his newly adapted Power Wheels vehicle.
Biomedical engineering students adapted a Power Wheels Truck for a boy with Down Syndrome.
May 1, 2019

Since September 2016, 4-year-old Nathan Ramey has attended occupational, physical and speech therapy at Akron Children’s Hospital.   Nathan has Down syndrome and is currently in remission from...

‘By The Kids For The Kids’ fundraiser for the Akron Children’s Hospital

November 30, 2015

In the holiday spirit of sharing and caring, Dance Marathon UAkron is holding a fundraiser called “By The Kids, For The Kids Silent Art Auction and Benefit Concert,” for Akron Children’s Hospital. “By...

Holiday Tree Festival lights up John S. Knight Center

November 27, 2012

Written by: Heather Beyer The Akron Children’s Holiday Tree festival holds a special significance to everyone who makes it a part of their holiday traditions. Since its inception in 1982, volunteers...

Palliative center celebrates its birthday

September 5, 2012

Written by: Beau Brown Few people are aware of the world-renowned Palliative Care Center located right around the corner at Akron Children's Hospital. The Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care...

Festival of Trees

November 30, 2011

By: Heather Beyer The Holiday Tree Festival featured magnificent displays of decorated full-size trees, wreaths, miniature trees and countless holiday creations. It also included local entertainment surrounded...

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