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 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]
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 8, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina releases phase one flood relief report

Following the devastating South Carolina floods in October, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina provided 24 flood relief grants totaling $100,350 to serve 19 of the hardest hit counties in South Carolina during its first response stage to the floods. [More]
February 11, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina selects two college students for President’s Fellow Program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently selected two Benedict College students for its 2016 President’s Fellow Program. Created in 2015, the program gives African-American male college students the opportunity to use real-life experience to enhance their college career and their future professional opportunities. [More]
February 7, 2016

Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina [More]
February 5, 2016

South Carolina Foundation Promotes Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter

Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter, has been promoted to the position of vice president of initiatives and public policy for the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. In her expanded role, she will develop and implement an advocacy agenda while convening key stakeholders to address needed changes in systems that impact families experiencing poverty statewide. [More]

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