April 15, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton creates a culture of health in Stark County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has been a partner in Live Well Stark County since it began in 2011, helping support and fund this group of community leaders who work together to make Stark County healthier. Live Well Stark County promotes policies and programs that support wellness through healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors. [More]
March 6, 2015

Foundation of Canton supports, helps expand successful anti-bullying program

In August 2011, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton committed $89,460 over three years to help the Stark County Educational Service Center and Stark County parochial schools implement the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program across the county. The program is now being implemented in 29 Stark County public and parochial schools that serve more than 11,000 students.
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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]

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