December 9, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $1.3 million in grants and funds

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $1.3 million in grants and restricted funds for the third and fourth quarters of 2014. In addition to the grants, the foundation’s board approved a restricted fund to support expansion of the SPARK kindergarten-readiness program in Stark County. [More]
November 9, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps lay pathway to foster care

Funding from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has helped Pathway, a provider of foster care, mental health and adoption services to children with emotional, mental and/or behavioral issues, expand its family recruitment and retention efforts. [More]
June 30, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provides seed money for community gardens

More than a dozen community gardens have sprung up in city since 2013, thanks in part to a grant program through the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and Live Well Stark County. [More]
June 23, 2014

New SPARK locations off to a strong start

SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) expanded to its ninth Ohio county last year with the addition of two elementary schools in Darke County, which is in western Ohio. As reported in The Daily Advocate (Greenville, Ohio), the SPARK program has been well received by educators and parents at both schools. [More]
May 30, 2014

Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools receives $260,000 grant from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has awarded a three-year, $260,000 capacity-building grant to Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools in Stark County. [More]
May 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports anti-bullying campaign

Through a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, partners from the Stark County Olweus Bullying Prevention program kicked off an All in Against Bullying campaign earlier this year, with an art contest asking students to show how they would stand up to bullying. [More]
April 11, 2014

Canton Repository shines spotlight on Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County

The Canton Repository recently featured the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County in its weekly “Nonprofit Spotlight.” Each Sunday, the newspaper showcases a nonprofit organization to give readers an opportunity to learn about the featured organization and how they can help. The Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County is an initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
March 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps give kids a smile

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helped promote the recent Give Kids a Smile Day at five Canton City elementary schools, with foundation Care Coordinator Danielle Bunner dressing as the tooth fairy to spread the word about good oral health. She asked students to pledge to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, and handed out “two-minute pledge” kits containing oral health supplies and books. [More]
February 5, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps community members prepare for new GED test

The General Educational Development (GED) test was recently updated nationwide to better reflect the skills a senior in high school is expected to have mastered upon graduation, as well as to make the test accessible only by computer. In response, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has provided a grant to the Canton City Schools Adult Basic and Literacy Education (ABLE) program to help test takers better prepare for the new GED exam.
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January 27, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton offers Feb. 13 fund development workshop for local nonprofits

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is offering a fund development luncheon workshop February 13 for nonprofit organizations in the Canton area. The workshop is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mercy Medical Center. [More]