Mercy Medical Center receives $920,000 grant for program to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Mercy Medical Center is a recipient of the 2017 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $920,435.76 from the Crime Victims Section of the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. This amount is in addition to Mercy’s 2016 VOCA grant of $413,392. These funds will allow for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) Program to expand from an on-call response to an in-house department to better serve victims of assault visiting Mercy Emergency Department. [More]

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University announce collaboration to foster innovation and research

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University recently announced a collaboration to support and expand on the existing academic and medical hub in Cleveland’s Campus District.[More]

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $202,000 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded $202,000 in Community Enrichment Grants for the fall 2016 grants. The grants are awarded to organizations whose services go beyond meeting basic needs and will help lift people out of poverty.[More]

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Healthy Learners holds spelling bee fundraiser

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, recently displayed their spelling skills at the second annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee. The event raised more than $25,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program.[More]

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Early Childhood Resource Center hosts annual “The Big, Big, Really Big Toy Box” fundraiser

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) hosted an afternoon of family fun September 25 at The Big, Big, REALLY BIG Toy Box fundraiser, which transformed the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts into a giant toy box.[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