March 2, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Innovation Mission fellow discusses access to legal representation in housing cases

As a fellow in The Innovation Mission at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and an attorney at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Hazel Remesch is exploring ways to provide legal counsel to Cleveland residents facing eviction. The foundation will be sharing the fellows' journey over the course of 18 months. First up in its fellows series is Remesch. Her article is titled "Facing Eviction, Good Luck Getting a Lawyer." [More]
March 1, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina grantee gives Latino students confidence to succeed

Si Se Puede (SSP) is a non-profit organization in Columbia, South Carolina, that seeks to support Latino students in their schools and beyond. Its Student Interpreter program (SI) trains bilingual Latino students in both academic and professional skills to become Spanish interpreters. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded a grant to SSP that allows for second-year students in the program to take a test showing their proficiency in English and Spanish. [More]
February 28, 2018

Mercy Medical Center hosts Well Women Summit for middle school females in Canton

Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach recently held a Well Women Summit for more than 75 young women who attend middle school and the Freshman Academy at McKinley High School in the Canton City School District and their teachers. Presented as a professional learning program, the summit covered topics including self-esteem, positive body image, healthy relationships, and a Q&A panel discussion with speakers and school counselors. [More]
February 27, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded $750,000 grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) has been awarded a $750,000 three-year grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand Generative Spirit, an SOCF-led effort to develop the next generation of leaders for sister-led ministries in Northeast Ohio. [More]
February 23, 2018

Rosary Hall's associate medical director, Dr. Ted Parran, discusses need for research of cash-only opioid clinics

Dr. Ted Parran, associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke with the Springfield News-Sun about the growing number of cash-only opioid treatment centers. A nationally renowned expert in addiction medicine, Dr. Parran discussed the need for more research on opioid treatment centers and the responsibility of providers in prescribing these medications. [More]
February 23, 2018

Buckeye Radiation Oncology opens new location at St. Vincent Charity to boost cancer program

To provide more comprehensive cancer care to better serve the needs of the community, Buckeye Radiation Oncology recently opened at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Robert L. Field, M.D., and his staff bring additional cancer treatment options to those offered by the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Outpatient Oncology/Infusion Department. In combination with both surgery and medical oncology, St. Vincent Charity offers a centralized and well-equipped approach to treating patients with cancer. [More]
February 23, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center welcomes Bishop Nelson Perez

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was honored to host the Most Reverend Bishop Nelson Perez of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. While visiting the hospital, the leadership team introduced St. Vincent Charity’s distinguished doctors and caregivers, and shared stories of our devotion to treating every patient with clinical excellence and compassionate care. Bishop Perez learned about key services, including the renowned Spine and Orthopedic Institute, the Center for Bariatric Surgery and Rosary Hall. [More]
February 21, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland program officer joins webinar to discuss keys to ending homelessness

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Program Officer Angela D’Orazio and two leaders who have seen the end of chronic/vet homelessness in their communities joined Funders Together to End Homelessness to share insight on ending homelessness during a recent webinar. [More]
February 21, 2018

Olympic athlete turns to St. Vincent surgeon for expertise

When Olympic medalist and former Ohio State gymnast Morgan Hamm suffered a torn Achilles Tendon, he knew immediately he would turn to fellow Buckeye Dr. Michael Canales for help. As a podiatric surgeon at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Spine and Orthopedic Institute, Dr. Canales, a member of the Ohio State’s 1996 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championship Team, is widely regarded for his expertise in medical and surgical care for foot and ankle injuries, particularly among the nation’s elite athletes. [More]
February 19, 2018

Tell Congress to Keep Working to Provide a Bipartisan Solution to Protect Young Immigrants

The Senate failed to move forward last week with several bills that would have provided a pathway to citizenship for approximately 1.8 million young immigrants, including those currently participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival's (DACA) program expiring next month. Please ask Congress to keep working to provide a bipartisan solution to protect young immigrants now. [More]

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