June 7, 2017

Sister of Charity Foundation of Canton highlights accomplishments in 2016 annual report

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton marked its 20th anniversary in 2016 and celebrated 20 years of focused, intentional giving. Its 2016 annual report, with a theme of “Together we can do great things,” highlights accomplishments in 2016 and over the past 20 years. [More]
May 1, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton funds student service projects

Last fall, to commemorate its two decades of service to the community, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton offered a Developing Servant Leaders in Stark County competitive grant program. Canton Montessori School received a grant for its Operation Warm Winter project to make blankets, hats and scarves for residents staying in the Refuge of Hope homeless shelter. [More]
April 27, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation supports Stark County’s only men’s shelter

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is one of several organizations that support Refuge of Hope. The ministry is the only men’s shelter in Stark County. The Repository recently published an article about Refuge of Hope’s plans to build a larger facility to meet a growing demand for services. [More]
March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
March 14, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton spearheads program to reduce suicide rate

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is spearheading a program to help reduce the suicide rate in Stark County, Ohio. It is one of five foundations to supply funding for a grant to raise public awareness and reduce the prejudices surrounding suicide, all with the hope of bringing down the suicide rate over the next three years. [More]
January 12, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $1.9 million in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton recently announced $1,918,898 in grants for the third and fourth quarters of 2016 to meet the diverse needs of the poor and underserved in the Canton community. [More]
November 28, 2016

Stark Education Partnership highlights success of SPARK kindergarten readiness program

SPARK, which stands for Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids, continues to be successful at getting kids ready for kindergarten. The Stark Education Program highlighted some of these successes in a recent newsletter article. [More]
November 18, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton celebrates 20 years of focused intentional giving

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton welcomed nearly 300 stakeholders, board and staff members, grantees, community partners and friends in early November to celebrate two decades of collaboration, philanthropy and community stewardship at Kent State University at Stark. [More]
November 9, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton making an impact on homelessness in Stark County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is helping coordinate a coalition working to end homelessness in Stark County, Ohio. Jean Van Ness, senior program officer/special projects for the foundation, serves as the chair of this coalition, known as the Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County. [More]
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]

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