July 10, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $627,000 in grants to nine organizations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded nine South Carolina organizations a total of $627,000 in grant funds in late June. [More]
July 9, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Olweus Bullying Prevention Program at Stark County schools

In recent years, the impact of bullying has become more understood and widely publicized. The Stark County Educational Service Center and Stark County parochial schools found the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton committed $89,460 over three years to help the educational service center and the parochial schools implement the Olweus Program. [More]
July 8, 2013

Supported by Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Mercy Dental Clinic serves patients with special needs

Established in 2007, the Dental Clinic at Mercy Medical Center is part of the hospital’s mission of providing high-quality, compassionate and accessible care for the whole person. When the clinic needed a specially designed chair to treat special needs patients, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton was able to help. [More]
July 3, 2013

SPARK Ohio celebrates a milestone with continued expansion and state recognition

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of SPARK Ohio, a highly effective, family-focused intervention program that helps get children ready for kindergarten. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton’s collaborations with schools and community partners have led to a combined $13 million investment, which has helped more than 3,500 Ohio families to date. [More]
June 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System shares video annual report to the community

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently hosted a series of presentations on the state of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Hundreds of board members, leaders, caregivers, employees and friends of the health system and its ministries participated in the events, which were held in Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, and Columbia, South Carolina. As featured in a 5-minute video, the presentations highlighted the collective accomplishments in the past year of the health system and its family of ministries, which includes five acute care Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations and six outreach organizations. [More]
June 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton president appointed to Ohio Early Childhood Advisory Council and selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative on Early Childhood

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton President Joni T. Close as the chairperson of the Early Childhood Advisory Council. Close was also selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative on Early Childhood. She was one of only 70 people nationwide chosen to participate in the initiative. [More]
May 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces Leadership Transition

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, which is the founding religious community of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently elected Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA to the position of congregational leader. Sister Judith Ann has announced her resignation as the Sisters of Charity Health System’s president and CEO, effective July 26. In light of her role as congregational leader, Sister Judith Ann will assume the role of chair of the Public Juridic Person of Pontifical Right (PJP) of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The PJP is the health system’s Catholic sponsor. Sister Judith Ann will also serve as a member of the Sisters of Charity Health System Board of Directors. Additionally, she will continue her participation on the Catholic Health Association of the United States of America Board of Directors, among many other national and local health and human service leadership commitments. [More]
May 14, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland sponsors Carson Scholars Award for Central Neighborhood student

Sherrell Adams, an eighth grade student at Carl & Louis Stokes Academy, which is a Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, has won a Carson Scholars Award and a $1,000 college scholarship. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, sponsored the award for a student at Carl & Louis Stokes Academy. Last year, the foundation sponsored awards for the other two Promise partner schools. One student at Marion-Sterling and one at George Washington Carver received awards. Students must be high academic achievers and must have a commitment to their community to be considered for the award. Read Sherrell's essay she submitted about the death of her father from gun violence. Sherrell received a medal at the awards banquet in Pittsburgh and her school received a school trophy. Pictured are Sherrell and Dr. Ben Carson
May 10, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school chosen as an investment school

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, Carl & Louis Stokes Central Academy, is in the first group of schools to be chosen by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as an "investment school." The school will see a mix of more class time, new principals, new teachers, retrained teachers and special attention to the weakest areas of the school and the greatest needs of its students [More]
April 12, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosting wellness fair Saturday, April 13 in Cleveland

In celebration of April being Minority Health Month, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting a free community wellness fair Saturday, April 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Tri-C Metro campus gym in Cleveland. The wellness fair is being funded by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]

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