August 16, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland president co-chairs Cleveland schools' scholarship luncheon

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) recently held its 8th annual Army of Believers Scholarship Luncheon in downtown Cleveland to assist CMSD graduating seniors with scholarships to college. Susanna Krey, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, served as the event’s honorary co-chair. [More]
August 15, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center orthopedic surgeon part of team that develops new joint restoration product

Bernard Stulberg, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was part of a team of six revision experts that helped develop a new joint restoration product used for revision knee replacement surgery. The new product addresses a growing need as the average age of patients having knee replacement surgeries decreases, which increases the number of patients who will eventually need revision knee replacement surgery as the average knee lasts less than 20 years. [More]
August 12, 2016

Mercy Medical Center’s Service League to hold celebrity bartending fundraising party

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising Celebrity Bartending Night on Monday, August 15, to benefit the Mercy Medical Center Facility Transformation project. [More]
August 4, 2016

Sisters of Charity Health System and the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine Honor the Legacy of Congressman Steve LaTourette

The Sisters of Charity Health System and the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine are deeply saddened by the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette on Wednesday, August 3rd. We extend our deepest sympathies to the LaTourette family and our sisters’ prayers are with the family during this time of mourning. [More]
August 4, 2016

Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine name Caritas Service Award recipient

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA), founders of the Sisters of Charity Health System and its ministries, will present the Caritas Service Award to Dee Dee Chewning RN, SNP, NCSN of Lexington, South Carolina. The Caritas Service Award is given every four years to an individual who demonstrates generosity, untiring service, joyful witness of the love of God, and a commitment to the ministries of the Sisters of Charity in health care, social services, pastoral ministry or education. [More]
July 29, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $496,500 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $496,500 to 12 grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. [More]
July 26, 2016

National initiative to end youth homelessness selects Cleveland, Austin and Los Angeles to launch 100-Day Challenges

Following a competitive nationwide search, A Way Home America announced on July 25th that Cleveland, Austin and Los Angeles will each launch a 100-Day Challenge to advance efforts to end youth homelessness. Through the challenges, A Way Home America seeks to support and accelerate the local work of the selected communities and to inform national dialogue, learning and policy to prevent and end youth homelessness. The three communities will receive support from the Rapid Results Institute to drive toward ambitious goals over 100 days, starting September 7th.

Cleveland/Cuyahoga County’s 100-Day Challenge will be coordinated by A Place 4 Me, a cross-sector initiative of more than 50 public and private agencies. The initiative has developed a strategic plan to prevent and end youth homelessness that prioritizes youth transitioning from foster care, a population particularly vulnerable to housing instability. A Place 4 Me is a collaboration led by the YWCA Greater Cleveland; Cuyahoga County Department of Health and Human Services, including the Division of Children and Family Services and the Office of Homeless Services; FrontLine Service; the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative; and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, which has provided technical assistance and catalyzed funding partnership to support this initiative. [More]
July 25, 2016

SCHS communicator chosen for Leadership Cleveland class of 2017

Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs for the Sisters of Charity Health System, has been selected to the Leadership Cleveland class of 2017 by the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC). Stoll joins a class of 65 other members who were chosen through a competitive and highly selective application process. [More]
July 21, 2016

Sisters of Charity Health System & partners launch #SpeakUpCLE social media campaign to take a stand against poverty

Clevelanders are known for our grit. We fight for what we believe in … and right now, there’s plenty to believe in. But that’s only half the story. Nearly 40% of Clevelanders are living in poverty. Almost 60% of Cleveland’s children live in poverty. This is a reality we must face long after the crowds have disappeared.Poverty is a formidable foe … but Cleveland is a city of fighters. Many partners throughout this city and beyond are working to make real impact through: Quality education | Safe, healthy and affordable housing | Food security | Quality, affordable health care | Job creation, preparation and access.

Take a stand against poverty. Join the conversation. #SpeakUpCLE. [More]
July 18, 2016

U.S. Surgeon General visits St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., is traveling the country to address the opioid crisis and visited St. Vincent Charity Medical Center July 12. He toured Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity to hear from health care providers, community members and advocates working to combat the opioid epidemic. [More]

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