September 7, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton investment in Stark County libraries paying off

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awarded a grant in 2015 to the Stark County District Library $3.3 million capital campaign, which is raising money to reimagine what a public library can be in the district’s 10 branches and six mobile units. [More]
August 17, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $240,000 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $240,000 to six strategic grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. [More]
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 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 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 15, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomes senior program director, program officer

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, as ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, today announced the appointment of two new members of its staff: Adrienne R. Mundorf, MPH as senior program director and Erica N. Chambers, MPH as program officer, health. [More]
June 30, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $175,000 to Immigrant Families Initiative grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has announced its 2016 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $175,000 to eight organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. [More]
June 23, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland chair named a “White House Champion of Change for Making”

Felton Thomas Jr., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and director of the Cleveland Public Library (CPL), was chosen as one of the 10 White House Champions of Change for Making, for "doing extraordinary things to empower and inspire members of their communities." [More]

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