April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina dedicates new education center

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held a dedication and blessing ceremony March 25 for its new education center. More than 50 guests joined in the celebration. The education center is part of an initiative to improve the skills and abilities of nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. [More]
March 11, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board visit three strategic grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina staff and board members recently visited College Summit and The Cooperative Ministry in Columbia, South Carolina, and the Lowcountry Food Bank in Charleston. The organizations are three of the foundation’s 2012 strategic grantees. [More]
March 8, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland names Erin McIntryre program officer for work with women religious

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland named Erin McIntryre a program officer for its work with Catholic women religious. As program officer, McIntyre directs the grantmaking at the foundation to support the ministries of Catholic women religious in Northeast Ohio. She also supports other programming and grantmaking efforts. Previously, McIntyre worked at the parent organization of the foundation, the Sisters of Charity Health System in the Department of Foundations, Outreach Ministries and External Affairs. She has also worked in various capacities with the city of Cleveland and Cleveland City Council. In 2010, McIntyre lived and worked in Zaragoza, El Salvador as the interim director for International Partners in Mission (IPM) in its Latin American regional office. In this role, McIntyre was responsible for managing the regional office, working with project partners in El Salvador and other Latin American and Caribbean countries, and organizing and leading immersion experiences. IPM partners with community-based organizations around the world, working across borders of faith, culture and economic circumstance to serve the needs of children, women and youth. McIntyre also spent seven years at Magnificat High School in Rocky River, Ohio, in the campus ministry department, where she planned and led relationship-based service programs, social justice initiatives, retreats and immersion experiences for students. She began her work at Magnificat by doing a year of service with the Humility of Mary Volunteer Program. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president receives leadership award

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Tom Keith received the Otis A. Corbitt Leadership and Community Service Award at the 35th Annual Cross Cultural Mental Health and Human Services Conference on March 2, 2013. The award is given for exemplary leadership in human services, community development and education. [More]
March 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Releases Research Brief: Latino Immigrant Families

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently released a research brief about Latino immigrant families in South Carolina. Statistics show that the Latino population in the state continues to grow significantly. The population grew from 95,076 in the 2000 census to 235,682 in the 2010 census which represents a 148% increase. The research brief addresses a broad range of issues and challenges facing the Latino population including health, education, economic hardship, family structure and legal matters. [More]
February 25, 2013

SPARK Races to Expand

As part of its Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant competition, the U. S. Department of Education awarded a grant of almost $70 million to the State of Ohio, to improve programs serving high-need young children and to carefully measure the results of these programs. [More]
February 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force

The vision of the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force is that one day there will be no traumatized children in Stark County. That’s a sizable goal that will take time to achieve. But until then, this singularly dedicated group is working to prevent trauma, identify it early and treat children affected by it. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton representatives have been involved with the task force since its inception. [More]
February 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton publishes latest issue of “Mission Matters” newsletter

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton continues to focus on early childhood needs and oral health. In the latest edition of its newsletter, "Mission Matters," the foundation discusses its work with the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force and more. [More]
February 19, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces Leadership in Diversity Award call for nominations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is looking for an organization whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact on South Carolina. The foundation is accepting nominations for its third annual Leadership in Diversity Award through April 30. [More]

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