September 30, 2015

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families enables another fatherhood success story

Bruce Simmons was unemployed and had newborn twins to support, as well as children that did not live in his home. For help in finding a job and being an active part of his children’s lives, he turned to the Father to Father Project, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
September 28, 2015

Joseph’s Home transforms the life of another homeless man

Joseph’s Home helps homeless men heal and achieve independence. Recent graduate Mr. Hill greatly improved his health, got back on his feet and found a permanent place to call home with the help of Joseph’s Home. [More]
September 26, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to host 150th anniversary mass

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center concludes its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration with Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Sunday, September 27th at 3 p.m. Mass is open to all and will be celebrated by the Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland. [More]
September 25, 2015

Early Childhood Resource Center hosts “The Big, Big, Really Big Toy Box” event for families Sunday

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) is hosting an afternoon of family fun this Sunday (Sept. 27) from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Big, Big, REALLY BIG Toy Box fundraiser, which transforms the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts into a giant toy box. Children and their families will see their favorite toys come to life and participate in exciting family activities and interactive experiences. [More]
September 22, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $111,000 to support women religious

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $111,000 in Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants to support eight women religious grantees. Since its inception, the foundation has supported women religious (Catholic nuns) in their efforts with the poor and underserved members of society. [More]
September 18, 2015

Plain Dealer Subscribers: Vote now to help Joseph's Home

Joseph's Home needs the vote of all subscribers to The Plain Dealer to receive free advertising, publicity and a cash prize in the 2015 Good News Giving Program. All votes must be cast online at mediainsiderrewards.com by 11:59 p.m. on September 18. [More]
September 16, 2015

Mercy receives second consecutive American Heart Association gold plus quality achievement award

For a second consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® GOLD PLUS Receiving Award, which recognizes the hospital has reached an achievement score of 75 percent or greater for treating STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) transfer patients within 120 minutes. [More]
September 15, 2015

Foundation and outreach ministries in South Carolina featured on front page of The State

The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, published a front page feature on Sunday, September 12th, about the impact and continuing mission of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Healthy Learners, and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. All three of these nonprofit entities carry forward a commitment to serving unmet needs of individuals, families and communities as established by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine as part of the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
September 11, 2015

A letter to the editor from Leo M. Spellacy of Cleveland, retired judge on the 8th District Court of Appeals

In response to the announcement that Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals announce plans to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake to UH, The Plain Dealer received and published a letter to the editor from Leo M. Spellacy of Cleveland, retired judge on the 8th District Court of Appeals. [More]
September 4, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS with STEMI Cup award

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS), with more than 300 people attending. During the dinner, Mercy presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the Greentown Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon angioplasty time of eight minutes and 22 seconds for the first half of 2015. [More]

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