January 2, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina elects new board of trustees chair and adds three new members

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently elected Rick Mendoza to serve as the chair of its board of trustees, and added three new board members. [More]
December 24, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $172,000 to 10 Community Enrichment grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 10 Community Enrichment grants totaling $172,000, bringing the foundation total in Community Enrichment grants to $332,000 for the year. [More]
December 20, 2014

Surgeon writes about cardiac surgery advances at Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon Mac Leppard M.D. recently wrote a guest column for The State about advancements the hospital has made in cardiac surgery over the past 40 years. [More]
December 18, 2014

Terrence Kessler named interim CEO of Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals has announced Terrence P. Kessler as its new interim president and CEO as of January 1, 2015. In this role, Kessler will provide direct oversight of Providence Hospital, Providence Orthopedic Hospital, and the associated rehabilitation and physician practices. Kessler will also remain president and CEO of Providence’s parent corporation, the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
December 15, 2014

Healthy Learners highlights positive outcomes and personal stories

Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning with love and compassion, which is evident in the number of children it serves and the personal stories those children and their families have to tell. The latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter highlights the numbers behind the services Healthy Learners provided in the 2013-2014 school year. [More]
December 13, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program graduates fathers to be better dads

A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, recently held a graduation ceremony for nearly two-dozen fathers who completed its nine-month training program. [More]
December 10, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $80,950 to Caritas grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $80,950 to 30 Caritas grantees in the last award cycle of 2014. The purpose of the Caritas Grants program is to provide support to organizations dealing with situational poverty or crisis poverty. The demand for food, clothing, shelter and free health programs, as well as other immediate needs, is expanding for organizations providing these services. Caritas Grant awards are up to $5,000 for a one-year period. [More]
December 8, 2014

Healthy Learners beneficiary of first place winner in $10,000 social media contest

The Central Carolina Community Foundation recently announced the top three winners of the #WhyIGiveSC Social Media Contest. The three winners received a total of $10,000 to donate to their favorite charities, with Healthy Learners receiving $6,000 from the first place finisher. [More]
November 25, 2014

Providence Hospitals receives top rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons for 16th time in a row

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded its highest overall rating of three stars to Providence Hospitals for the 16th time in a row. Providence has now received the highest rating for every six-month reporting period since STS began giving the recognition with 2006 data. In the latest round, only 12 to 15 percent of hospitals participating received the three-star overall rating. [More]
November 18, 2014

Providence Hospitals recognized for excellence in cardiac and orthopedic care

Providence Hospitals, which consists of two of the Sisters of Charity Health System’s five Catholic hospitals, has been recognized by Healthgrades for excellence in cardiac and orthopedic care. [More]

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