June 11, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland initiative leader discusses foster care age extension legislation

More than 1,000 Ohio foster youths exit foster care each year after their 18th birthdays, with many quickly falling into poverty and homelessness, early parenthood or legal trouble. That recently changed when Gov. John Kasich signed a bill into law in June that extended foster-care eligibility to age 21. Foster care advocates, including Kate Lodge, project director at A Place 4 Me, say the new legislation is a big win for foster children who were aging out of the system at 18. [More]
June 9, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Kinship Care Initiative continues helping kinship families

Many kinship families (grandparents and extended family members caring for a relative's child) face obstacles due to their unanticipated responsibility. To help overcome these challenges and advocate for kin caregivers, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina launched the Kinship Care Initiative in 2014. The initiative is dedicated to improving kinship families’ well-being, resources and services. The foundation recently profiled one kinship family’s journey. [More]
June 3, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton seeking to fund student service projects

To commemorate two decades of service to the community, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is offering a competitive grant program for Stark County schools serving students from kindergarten through high school. [More]
May 13, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland program officer writes for national organization about youth homelessness conference

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Homelessness Program Officer Angela D’Orazio was part of a group of Foundations for Youth Success members who gathered in Minneapolis in April to learn about the work happening there to end youth homelessness. D’Orazio’s takeaways were published by Funders Together. [More]
May 9, 2016

Promise engagement manager wins 2016 Vibrant City Award

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress recently honored Joe Black, engagement manager for the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, as one of its nine 2016 Vibrant City Award winners. [More]
May 5, 2016

Two Health System representatives honored with the 2016 Palmetto State Fatherhood award

Two Sisters of Charity Health System representatives received the 2016 Palmetto State Fatherhood Award at a recognition breakfast April 30 in Columbia, South Carolina. Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, and Frank Martin, board member at the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, received the fatherhood awards. [More]
May 5, 2016

Providence Hospitals Development Foundation names scholarship recipient

Providence Hospitals Development Foundation named Stephen Kyle Jones as the 2016 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient. A fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Jones will graduate in May and begin a residency in Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University. [More]
May 2, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $69,750 to 34 organizations in spring funding

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the spring 2016 grant cycle to organizations meeting basic needs of underserved individuals and families living in poverty in South Carolina. [More]
April 15, 2016

South Carolina foundation partners with Marcus Lattimore Foundation DREAMS

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina launched its #fightpovertysc campaign earlier this year to encourage others to fight poverty across South Carolina. The foundation plans to partner with well-known South Carolinians throughout its 20th anniversary year to spread awareness. The first partnership of the #fightpovertysc campaign is with the Marcus Lattimore Foundation DREAMS. [More]
March 11, 2016

Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead convener of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, which brings together many partners, including philanthropy, residents, community service providers and schools. [More]

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