April 6, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provides support to Stark County initiative working to reduce infant mortality

Toward Health Resiliency for Infant Vitality and Equity (THRIVE) is a collaborative of Stark County residents, community organizations/agencies—including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton—and businesses focused on preventing and reducing infant death rates and disparities in birth outcomes. The initiative has made strides toward reducing infant mortality in the county, as reported by The Canton Repository and WKSU.org. [More]
April 3, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center honors Dr. Joseph Sopko as 2018 Physician of the Year

Since 1979, Joseph Sopko, M.D., chief medical officer at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has become part of the fabric of what makes St. Vincent Charity the unique and compassionate organization that it is today. He was recently recognized for his invaluable contributions during the annual doctors’ day celebration where he was presented with the physician of the year award. [More]
April 1, 2018

Prayer for today - a reflection for Easter Sunday

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Easter Sunday. [More]
March 30, 2018

High School students donate 1,786 books to the Early Childhood Resource Center

High school students from three school districts in the Canton, Ohio, area held book drives throughout February, collecting books to donate to the Early Childhood Resource Center. Students delivered the books on March 14 to the center. [More]
March 28, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland grant awards for first quarter of 2018 total $345,000

The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently approved $345,000 in grants for the first quarter of 2018. Funding for this quarter is concentrated primarily around efforts to end homelessness, as well as to continue to strengthen the community’s resources through collaboration and partnerships. These grants support a wide range of essential organizations whose programs and initiatives serve to combat many of poverty’s root causes. [More]
March 27, 2018

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, named one Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women

The Plain Dealer recently named Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous,” to its list of “33 of Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women” for Women’s History Month. [More]
March 25, 2018

Prayer for today – a reflection for Holy Week

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Holy Week. [More]
March 23, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board members recognized for contributions to NASA

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board members Woodrow Whitlow Jr. and Robyn Gordon were honored at halftime of a recent Cleveland Cavaliers home basketball game for their contributions to NASA. The Cavaliers honored historic African American astronauts and other black pioneers in space travel during the halftime ceremony. [More]
March 21, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2017. [More]
March 18, 2018

Prayer for today – a reflection for the fifth week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for the fifth week of Lent. [More]

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