June 28, 2011

Building Healthy Communities to Host Farmers Market Days in Solon, OH

Fresh, locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables raised by Cleveland urban teen farmers known as the Garden Boyz will be available for purchase bi-weekly at the Solon Medical Campus of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Garden Boyz is an urban teen farmers program of Building Healthy Communities, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The young farmers grow pesticide-free produce in Cleveland using organic methods for farmers markets, including those held at St. Vincent Ch... [More]
June 24, 2011

Presentations Announced for Ohio Health Literacy Conference

Eighteen abstracts have been selected for break-out sessions at the inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference being held October 12-13 at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland. More...
June 17, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $467,937 in Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 10 responsive grants totaling $467,937 to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Responsive grants are designed to address the root causes of poverty using strategic methods that allow the foundation to work closely with grantees and develop collaborative relationships by selectively offering focused technical assistance and more intentional monitoring through site visits. Responsive grants are awarded once a... [More]
June 17, 2011

Destination Ohio Online Auction Now Open; Proceeds to Benefit Early Childhood Resource Center

Bids are now being accepted for the online auction for the 5th annual Destination Ohio, a fund-raising event for the Early Childhood Resource Center. A live auction will take place on June 23 at The Canton Club, located at 101 Central Plaza South in Canton, Ohio. Destination Ohio’s mission is to promote state tourism and local businesses while raising money to support programs and services at the Early Childhood Resource Center. More...
June 17, 2011

Father’s Day celebrations planned by South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families programs

In celebration of Father’s Day, programs of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families are holding a series of family-friendly events, June 18.More...
June 17, 2011

Sun Newspapers Features Upcoming St. John Medical Center Renovations and Groundbreaking Ceremony

St. John Medical Center, which is co-owned by University Hospitals and Sisters of Charity Health System, was featured in a recent Sun Newspapers article describing details of the planned renovations and upcoming groundbreaking ceremony to kick-off the project. St. John Medical Center in Westlake is set for a major overhaul More...
June 17, 2011

Concert by Nashville Musicians to Benefit Healthy Learners

In the spirit of Nashville and its famous Bluebird Café, local musicians will share their songs and the stories behind them on June 30 at “Songwriters in the Round,” an annual benefit for Healthy Learners. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at Litchfield by the Sea Beach Clubhouse, located at 780 Retreat Beach Circle, in Pawleys Island, S.C. The concert will feature acoustic performances by Sarah Majors, Megan Mullins, Shawn Camp and Phillip Lammonds. More...
June 16, 2011

Series of Forums Aims to Show What National Health Reform Will Mean to You

A series of three forums held at Cleveland State University in May and June aims to help attendees learn more about national health care reform. Free and open to the public, the forums are designed to encourage dialogue between citizens, government leaders and stakeholders in health care. More...
June 14, 2011

Alice Hurley Receives Leadership In Diversity Award from Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina honored Alice Hurley with its inaugural Leadership In Diversity Award at its annual Responsive Grants Luncheon on June 13, 2011. The Leadership In Diversity Award, established to commemorate the Foundation’s 15 years in philanthropy, recognizes an individual or organization that illustrates exemplary performance in the area of diversity and inclusion. The award honors those that serve as a model and whose accomplishments are made throu... [More]
June 9, 2011

VIDEO: How Reform Will Advance the Healing Mission

At the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly, the Catholic Health Association premiered four videos detailing the important policy changes included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The Sisters of Charity Health System joined CHA in advocating for passage of health reform. More...