Businesses launch benefit for children’s hospital


Staff report

BOARDMAN

Several local businesses are participating in holiday giving campaigns to benefit patients at Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman.

Local fundraisers include:

Books-A-Million at Eastwood Mall, accepting new books for the Reach out and Read locations in Trumbull County through Saturday.

Ghossain’s Bakery in Niles and Boardman, new toys and books for children at the hospital.

Kraynak’s in Hermitage, Pa., new toys and books for patients at the hospital.

Starbucks in Boardman, Austintown and Hermitage, new toys and books.

Ace Hardware at local participating locations are asking customers to round up their change at the registers, with all donations going to Akron Children’s Hospital Boardman.

For a list of the most-needed toys, visit Akron Children’s website at akronchildrens.org/cms/patient-wish-lists. For information contact Kelsey Moreton, development coordinator at 330-746-9128 or kmoreton@chmca.org.

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