January 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $109,722 to Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded $109,722 over three years to the Friends of Stark Parks for the Live Well Stark County nutrition-health-fitness program. Funds will be used to support the program director for Live Well Stark County as the program continues to expand its mission of promoting policy and environmental changes that impact the health of Stark County residents.
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January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
January 15, 2014

St. John Medical Center opens new wound care center

St. John Medical Center recently opened the Advanced Wound Care Center adjacent to the medical center campus. The center is designed for patients suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds. [More]
January 9, 2014

Sign up by January 15 and get health coverage on February 1

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, since October 1 last year, more than 6 million people have enrolled in new coverage under the health care law. They’ve signed up either for private insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace or for the Medicaid program. There’s still time to enroll and have coverage as soon as February 1. All you have to do is sign up with the Health Insurance Marketplace by January 15. [More]
January 8, 2014

St. John Medical Center team brings hope to displaced Syrians

Dr. Eiad Sayed, Kristin Hoops, RN, and Nicki Vacco, RN, from St. John Medical Center (SJMC), have been leading a medical relief team to Jordan every two months. They assist the displaced in their fight to survive the civil war that plagues Syria and will be returning again in January. [More]
January 3, 2014

Joseph’s Home featured in Good News Giving series and selected to receive community donations

For the third year in a row, 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 (The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com). Joseph’s Home also received free editorial exposure and advertising in the newspaper and online. [More]
December 30, 2013

Mercy Medical Center one of 10 U.S. hospitals to earn fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR Award

Mercy Medical Center’s main campus recently received its fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Stark County, Ohio-based facility is one of only 10 hospitals in the U.S. to receive ENERGY STAR five years in a row. [More]
December 25, 2013

A Christmas greeting from the Sisters of Charity Health System

This Christmas season, the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrates more than 162 years of hope, faith and love set into action by our founding sisters. Every day, we are inspired by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, who in 1851 began an enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice that continues today. [More]
December 24, 2013

Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center continues to add surgeons

The Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is growing to include two surgeons—Dr. Chandra Hassan, who is director of bariatric surgery, and Dr. Craig Eyman. The center includes a multidisciplinary team of dedicated and experienced bariatric surgeons, nurses, dietitians, internists, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, psychologists, and primary and specialty care physicians. [More]
December 23, 2013

SPARK receives positive publicity in Akron Beacon Journal editorial and feature article

SPARK, a decade-old initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and now part of the Early Childhood Resource Center, was featured last week in both an article and an editorial in the Akron Beacon Journal. [More]

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