March 11, 2016

Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead convener of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, which brings together many partners, including philanthropy, residents, community service providers and schools. [More]
March 10, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton funds program to help reduce infant mortality rate

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is funding a new pilot program that is designed to educate expectant mothers to help reduce the incidence of infant mortality. [More]
March 9, 2016

Student volunteers bring smiles to residents at Light of Hearts Villa

Light of Hearts Villa (LOHV) recently welcomed another group of volunteers from Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. Four to six students spend two evenings a month with residents at LOHV doing a variety of activities as part of the college’s service-learning program. [More]
February 24, 2016

Mercy Medical Center teams up with Walsh University to provide free health screenings

Mercy Medical Center recently partnered with Walsh University to provide free health screenings and wellness information during the college's annual health fair for students, staff and faculty. The health fair attracted nearly 400 attendees. [More]
February 16, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free podiatry care to the homeless

A 10-member team of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry physicians, residents and students provided free foot care at the 25th Homeless Stand Down in January in Cleveland, which attracted 1,500 homeless men, women and children. [More]
February 15, 2016

Mercy Medical Center outreach team on medical mission in Dominican Republic

A team of physicians, nurses and a pharmacist from Mercy Medical Center left February 5 for a trip to the Dominican Republic to provide clinical and surgical care for those in need at Antonio Musa Hospital in San Pedro, which is the country’s poorest city. [More]
February 12, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents ride along with Cleveland EMS

A group of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents gained a new perspective on patient care when they participated in a ride-along for five shifts with the Cleveland Emergency Medical Service (EMS). During the five shifts, residents experienced emergencies in residential neighborhoods, with the homeless, in apartments and even transitional housing. [More]
January 27, 2016

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event Sunday, January 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, dessert, cash bar, cork pull and many silent auction items. [More]
January 20, 2016

Catholic Community Connection annual report highlights a year of strategic activities

Catholic Community Connection, an organization dedicated to fostering collaboration among Catholic-sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living ministries in the Diocese of Cleveland, recently released its 2015 annual report. The report summarizes major activities Catholic Community Connection accomplished in four strategic areas over the past two years. [More]
January 18, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden begins ‘moonshot’ cancer initiative with call to St. Vincent Charity marketing executive

Launching his recent cancer-fighting “moonshot” initiative, Vice President Joe Biden asked people affected by cancer to share their stories online. Wendy Hoke, vice president of marketing and communications at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was one of several thousand people to share her story. She was the first person to receive a personal call from Biden. [More]

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