June 9, 2011

VIDEO: How Reform Will Advance the Healing Mission

At the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly, the Catholic Health Association premiered four videos detailing the important policy changes included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The Sisters of Charity Health System joined CHA in advocating for passage of health reform. More...
June 7, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO elected to Catholic Health Association Board of Trustees

In an election held during the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly in Atlanta, June 5-7, Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed to the Catholic Health Association’s Board of Trustees. This is Sr. Judith Ann’s first term, which will span three years. More...
June 2, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Employee Receives Promise of One Award

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Patricia Terstenyak, community outreach coordinator and co-chair of the Health Literacy Institute, has received the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Northeast Ohio Affiliate Promise of One Award. This award recognizes a volunteer who has been involved with Komen Northeast Ohio for at least one year and has made a significant contribution to the fulfillment of the Komen promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. More...
June 1, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $79,500 in Grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 31 Caritas grants, totaling $64,500, and three other grants, totaling $15,000, to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Caritas grants are for organizations providing outreach services to the poor and marginalized. They are one-year grants designed for organizations with annual budgets of less than $250,000. More...
May 31, 2011

Columbia Star Highlights Success of Fatherhood Initiatives in South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families were featured in the following Columbia Star story for their work to enlighten the minds, encourage the hearts, and empower the spirits of men as fathers. More...
May 25, 2011

Early Childhood Resource Center offers free event for families

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) invites the community to participate in a day of family activities, including interactive games, hands-on learning sessions, refreshments and door prizes, at the ECRC Free Family Fun Event. More...
May 20, 2011

Low-Cost Blood Screenings Offered at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County May 27

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, located at 125 Canton Road in Carrollton, Ohio, will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. These low-cost blood screenings are offered the fourth Friday of each month. More...
May 20, 2011

Congratulations to Irene Fitzgerald, RN, BSN, Crain’s Cleveland Business 2011 Hero Award Recipient

Irene Fitzgerald, RN, BSN, is the recipient of a Crain’s Cleveland Business 2011 Hero Award for her work in nursing. Nominated by her peers and selected by an independent panel of judges, she received her award during a luncheon this month. Fitzgerald is clinical manager at Holy Family Hospice, which is a member of Catholic Community Connection. [More]
May 20, 2011

St. John Medical Center Presents Free Screening of 9000 Needles May 25

How far would you go for a fighting chance? St. John Medical Center invites you to consider that question during a free screening of the award-winning documentary 9000 Needles, focusing on Devin Dearth’s heroic battle following a massive stroke. More...
May 18, 2011

Second Training in Series for Continuum of Care Funded Agencies is May 23

In an effort to build the capacity of the homeless services provider community, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is partnering with the Saint Luke's Foundation, the Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services and Mental Health Services, Inc. to offer a year-long training series called Housing Cuyahoga County: A Training Series for Continuum of Care Funded Agencies. The nine-part series will run through October of 2011 and will offer homeless service providers the opportunity to learn about national and local best practice models to effectively prevent and end homelessness. More...

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