In the news

In the News

Capes year to date:

Akron Children's Hospital has received 336 capes, Fairview NICU received 130 capes, The Valentine Project received 40 capes.  We've sent out 15 start up kits to several different states, and sent countless capes to children in need upon request. If you want to help just click on the Volunteer Link at the top of the page.

Lee County, Florida

Children enduring long term illnesses face daily challenges. But one woman, Maggie Nosbach of Cape Coral, is using her crafting skills to make these children feel like superheros across Southwest Florida.

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Outreach Magazine

Two years ago retired real estate Debby Rowland sat down to watch a segment on NBC's Today and gained unexpected inspiration for a ministry that has now touched the lives of more than 2,000 children battling illnesses, special needs and other challenging circumstances.

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Akron Beacon Journal

.Just like the Cowardly Lion, we all need a little courage - especially when you are a child. Perhaps it's strength to stand up to a bully, battle illness or start a new school year.

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Akron Life: Around Town - Capes of Courage

Spider Man was once told: "With great power, comes great responsibility," and for a group of Akronites, that responsibility includes making capes for little heroes fighting a different kind of battle.

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Listen to the Kids Capes of Courage segment with the WKDD/Akron Children's Hospital Have a Heart Radiothon.

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upcoming events

Upcoming Events

Cape Cutting Event 

April 10th 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Northampton United Methodist Church Youth Group will be having a cape cutting event.

‚ÄčVermillion High School

April 12th 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The junior and senior classes will be cutting 60 capes for Murray Ridge, a local center for children with disabilities as their service project.  

Relay For Life

July 16, 2016

Kids Capes of Courage will be supplying capes and participating in the relay in honor of Mitchell Davis. It is being held at Lake Anna in Barberton, Oh.

Akron Marathon

September 24, 2016

Kids Capes of Courage has been asked to participate by one of the sponsors, Akron Children's Hospital. 


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Past Events

Mom's Group

February 23, 2016

A Mom's Group in Stow had a cape cutting session, 75 capes were cut.

Northampton Woman's Retreat

February 19, 2016

Cape cutting session with 60 capes cut.

Northampton Methodist Church

January 9, 2016

Cape cutting that was open to the public, 70 capes were cut.

University of Mount Union

March 13, 2016

The APO Fraternity and Alpha Delta Tau Sorority participated in a cape cutting event and cut over 275 capes.

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