Sunday, February 9, 2020 |
Akron Children’s Hospital is close to the heart of Linda Barton, CEO of New Dawn Design. So much so that her newest products will support the health care system that aided her daughter after she spent two weeks there recuperating from an illness.
“I feel like they saved my daughter,” she said. “For me to have a fundraiser linked to something that is so close to my heart motivates me.”
Barton joined hospital officials Friday to celebrate the launch a new line of T-shirts, proceeds of which will be donated to Akron Children’s.
“Community is huge,” Barton said. “Akron Children’s raises money to help kids in our community, so they’re raising money for the next generation of people who are going to take care of us when we get old.”
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