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Mercy Medical Center receives heart failure reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received full heart failure reaccreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. [More]

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $102,000 to 43 Caritas grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas Grants for the fall 2016 grant cycle. The grants provide support to organizations dealing with situational poverty and/or meeting basic needs of individuals and families in South Carolina.[More]

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Diocese of Cleveland launches crowdfunding event November 29: #weGiveCatholic

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System will be participating in the first-ever online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called We Give Catholic and will take place Tuesday, November 29, which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. You can help by sharing the news or making a gift.[More]

tags: Catholic Community Connection, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Joseph's Home, Regina Health Center, Light of Hearts Villa

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver receives Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging award

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver, Jackie Raines, STNA, received the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) Para-Professional Award November 16 for her outstanding service to the residents of Light of Hearts Villa.[More]

tags: Light of Hearts Villa, health care

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University collaboration profiled in Fresh Water e-magazine

In October, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University (CSU) announced a collaboration to support and expand on the existing academic and medical hub in Cleveland’s Campus District. Weekly e-magazine Fresh Water Cleveland wrote about the collaboration in a recent issue.[More]

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 Sister Judith Ann Karam honored with Health Legacy of Cleveland Award

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Health Legacy Award for Excellence October 11 at the 2015 Health Legacy of Cleveland award and scholarship dinner.

Every other year, Health Legacy of Cleveland hosts the dinner to present the award and name individuals to its health equity honor roll. The event also raises funds to provide scholarships and purposeful public programming aimed at inspiring African-American Cleveland area students to become physicians and dentists through education. 

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Catholic Health Association installs Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA as board chair

 
Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, who is chair of the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed as chair of the board of trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States June 8, 2015, at the association's centennial assembly in Washington D.C.

Sister Judith Ann is also congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, our founding congregation of women religious.

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The Sisters of Charity Health System is rooted in our Catholic faith and values, fighting to save lives daily.

“For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; a stranger and you welcomed me; naked and you clothed me; ill and you cared for me… in so far as you did this to one of the least of these sisters and brothers of mine, you did it for me.”
Matthew 25: 35-36, 40