November 23, 2016

Diocese of Cleveland launches crowdfunding event November 29: #weGiveCatholic

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System will be participating in the first-ever online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called We Give Catholic and will take place Tuesday, November 29, which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. You can help by sharing the news or making a gift. [More]
November 22, 2016

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver receives Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging award

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver, Jackie Raines, STNA, received the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) Para-Professional Award November 16 for her outstanding service to the residents of Light of Hearts Villa. [More]
November 21, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University collaboration profiled in Fresh Water e-magazine

In October, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University (CSU) announced a collaboration to support and expand on the existing academic and medical hub in Cleveland’s Campus District. Weekly e-magazine Fresh Water Cleveland wrote about the collaboration in a recent issue. [More]
November 18, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton celebrates 20 years of focused intentional giving

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton welcomed nearly 300 stakeholders, board and staff members, grantees, community partners and friends in early November to celebrate two decades of collaboration, philanthropy and community stewardship at Kent State University at Stark. [More]
November 11, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center performs rare spine surgery to treat uncommon condition

Spondyloptosis is an uncommon condition, which means not many surgeons have experience in treating it. Lou Keppler, M.D., co-director the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, is one of few surgeons who have experience performing the procedure done to treat the condition. Dr. Keppler performed the complicated procedure on a Cleveland-area woman, who has since made a strong recovery. [More]
November 10, 2016

Promise Neighborhood director discusses youth violence at Cleveland City Council forum

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. recently participated in the “Community Conversation: Solutions for Addressing Violence” event hosted by Cleveland City Council. Perry was on a panel at the event to discuss current programs addressing ongoing violence in the Central community. [More]
November 9, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton making an impact on homelessness in Stark County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is helping coordinate a coalition working to end homelessness in Stark County, Ohio. Jean Van Ness, senior program officer/special projects for the foundation, serves as the chair of this coalition, known as the Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County. [More]
November 8, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center uses art therapy to help treat mental health and addiction issues

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is exploring new methods to treat patients with mental health and addiction issues, including using art therapy for patients to express feelings in a new way. [More]
October 27, 2016

Mercy Medical Center anchors Invest Health initiative in low-income Canton neighborhood

Mercy Medical Center is serving as the anchor institution in Canton's Southeast neighborhood for the national Invest Health initiative, which is working to transform the way leaders of mid-sized American cities approach improvement and redevelopment projects in low-income areas. [More]
October 18, 2016

St. Vincent Charity hosts Caritas fundraising event; honors four individuals

For the past 30 years, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosted its premier fundraising event, known as Pizzazz. The hospital hosted the event in October with 500 people attending, but with a new name—Caritas—which is Latin for love of all people. The event celebrated St. Vincent Charity’s important role in Cleveland with a night of entertainment and awards, highlighting several people who personify the mission and values of the hospital. [More]

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