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More rooms. More families. More hope. And Hard Hat Tours.

Ronald McDonald House of Akron extends their appreciation to all who have accepted their offer to attend a hard hat tour of its expanded facility in Akron, Ohio. Community members are encouraged to continue to schedule tours through the fall months.

Originally opened in 1985, the house has provided a supportive home-away-from home for families receiving medical treatment at Akron Children’s Hospital. The hospital has become the largest pediatric health care provider in Northeast Ohio. In 2016, Ronald McDonald House of Akron served over 12,000 people, but had to turn away more than 4,000 families.

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Faithful Servants: 
A New Way of Care 
in our Community 
(Part One) – 2012-12-19

Human Trafficking

By Katie Sobiech

October 1st of this year marked a new day in healthcare for the Akron area.

Faithful Servants Mission (FSM), a 501c3, faith-based health care organization, opened their doors to provide free care for the uninsured. The warm, welcoming clinic provides urgent care services for the working poor who do not have health insurance.

“The hope is to combine churches and the medical profession to provide care for people who are uninsured,” Sue Meyer, Medical Director, said.

At the end of their visit, patients don’t owe a penny.

This brings in many of the sick and hurting that have not been cared for while saving them from costly emergency room visits that they cannot afford.

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