June 4, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives American Heart Association quality achievement award

Mercy Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. [More]
June 3, 2014

Joseph’s Home 2014 benefit luncheon to help severely ill homeless men

Joseph’s Home will hold its signature annual fundraising event Friday, June 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Windows on the River in Cleveland. The event, Perseverance in Hope, celebrates the remarkable healing and achievements of the men who have stabilized their health and transformed their lives at Joseph's Home. Funds raised will provide meals, shelter and care for the residents of Joseph's Home. [More]
June 2, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit boosts Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

The people living within the boundaries of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood are $5.7 million more prosperous because of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helped an estimated 1,900 low-wage working families and individuals in the community make ends meet, according to a new report made possible by the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
May 30, 2014

Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools receives $260,000 grant from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has awarded a three-year, $260,000 capacity-building grant to Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools in Stark County. [More]
May 23, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center counts down to its 150th anniversary

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently unveiled a campaign to count down to the official kickoff of its 150th anniversary celebration, premiering a new video and introducing the social media campaign #STV150. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Cleveland in 1865. [More]
May 22, 2014

Mercy Service League Awards $235,000 to Mercy Medical Center programs

The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $235,000 check to Mercy Medical Center to benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund. The result of 2013–2014 fundraising efforts, Mercy Service League raised the $235,000 by planning and sponsoring a number of events. [More]
May 21, 2014

Triathlete raises funds for Building Healthy Communities

Jim Assenmacher, vice president of business development at the Sisters of Charity Health System, is raising money for Building Healthy Communities (BHC) by competing in his fourth Ironman triathlon June 29 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. [More]
May 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports anti-bullying campaign

Through a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, partners from the Stark County Olweus Bullying Prevention program kicked off an All in Against Bullying campaign earlier this year, with an art contest asking students to show how they would stand up to bullying. [More]
May 13, 2014

SCHS employees provide hands-on support to Building Healthy Communities

Employees from the Sisters of Charity Health System recently volunteered their time to help Building Healthy Communities (BHC) prepare its gardens at E. 76th Street and Cedar Avenue in Cleveland for the 2014 growing season. [More]
May 12, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

The Leapfrog Group recently released its latest Hospital Safety Scores, with three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieving high marks. Scores are based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. [More]