December 18, 2014

Terrence Kessler named interim CEO of Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals has announced Terrence P. Kessler as its new interim president and CEO as of January 1, 2015. In this role, Kessler will provide direct oversight of Providence Hospital, Providence Orthopedic Hospital, and the associated rehabilitation and physician practices. Kessler will also remain president and CEO of Providence’s parent corporation, the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
December 15, 2014

Healthy Learners highlights positive outcomes and personal stories

Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning with love and compassion, which is evident in the number of children it serves and the personal stories those children and their families have to tell. The latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter highlights the numbers behind the services Healthy Learners provided in the 2013-2014 school year. [More]
December 13, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program graduates fathers to be better dads

A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, recently held a graduation ceremony for nearly two-dozen fathers who completed its nine-month training program. [More]
December 11, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of heart failure patients. [More]
December 10, 2014

Joseph’s Home featured in Good News Giving series

Joseph’s Home was again selected as one of 20 nonprofit groups to receive publicity, free advertising and funds from the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group (The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com). The 20 groups selected will share in as much as $200,000 in community donations to the Good News Giving program. [More]
December 10, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $80,950 to Caritas grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $80,950 to 30 Caritas grantees in the last award cycle of 2014. The purpose of the Caritas Grants program is to provide support to organizations dealing with situational poverty or crisis poverty. The demand for food, clothing, shelter and free health programs, as well as other immediate needs, is expanding for organizations providing these services. Caritas Grant awards are up to $5,000 for a one-year period. [More]
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]
December 8, 2014

Healthy Learners beneficiary of first place winner in $10,000 social media contest

The Central Carolina Community Foundation recently announced the top three winners of the #WhyIGiveSC Social Media Contest. The three winners received a total of $10,000 to donate to their favorite charities, with Healthy Learners receiving $6,000 from the first place finisher. [More]
December 5, 2014

White House blog covers Pay for Success program announced for Cuyahoga County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently joined many partners in unveiling the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. As part of the announcement, Jonathan Greenblatt, who is special assistant to President Obama and director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, authored this article explaining the Pay for Success model. [More]
December 5, 2014

Joseph’s Home selected again for Good News Giving

For the second year in a row, The Plain Dealer readers selected Joseph’s Home as one of 20 nonprofit groups to receive funds from the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group. [More]

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