January 21, 2014

Canton Repository highlights 10 years of SPARK

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. The Canton Repository recently ran an article about SPARK, featuring one of the families the program helps and providing more information about the program. [More]
January 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $109,722 to Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded $109,722 over three years to the Friends of Stark Parks for the Live Well Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program. Funds will be used to support the program director for Live Well Stark County as the program continues to expand its mission of promoting policy and environmental changes that impact the health of Stark County residents.
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January 17, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Katrina Spigner receives TWIN Award

The Palmetto Center for Women (PCW) honored Katrina Spigner, senior program director at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, with a 2014 Education TWIN Award at its 34th annual TWIN Awards Tuesday, January 14, in Columbia, South Carolina. [More]
January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
January 7, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina holds first collaborative site visit with Upstate Collaborative Network

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina met with four nonprofit organizations it supports in Upstate South Carolina in December to discuss the collective and collaborative process between the foundation and the organizations. [More]
December 25, 2013

A Christmas greeting from the Sisters of Charity Health System

This Christmas season, the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrates more than 162 years of hope, faith and love set into action by our founding sisters. Every day, we are inspired by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, who in 1851 began an enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice that continues today. [More]
December 23, 2013

SPARK receives positive publicity in Akron Beacon Journal editorial and feature article

SPARK, a decade-old initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and now part of the Early Childhood Resource Center, was featured last week in both an article and an editorial in the Akron Beacon Journal. [More]
December 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces President and CEO

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as president and CEO, a role he has served in an interim capacity since July 2013.

As president and CEO, Kessler oversees the health system’s five Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six health and human services organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Kessler also continues his role as the health system’s general counsel, a role he assumed in June 2012. [More]
December 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundations sponsor annual South Carolina conference for women religious to discuss ministry and share support

More than 70 sisters from South Carolina, Ohio and other states gathered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in late November to participate in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). [More]
December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]

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