October 6, 2016

Healthy Learners holds spelling bee fundraiser

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, recently displayed their spelling skills at the second annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee. The event raised more than $25,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. [More]
September 19, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina provides grant to Columbia College P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently provided a $25,000 grant to the P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program at Columbia College. The P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program (philanthropy, leadership, and community engagement) competitively selects 10 Columbia College undergraduates each year from the incoming class. [More]
August 29, 2016

Healthy Learners receives $50,000 grant

The Healthy Learners Greenwood program has received a grant for $50,000 from Self Regional Healthcare’s Community Health Committee. For 11 years, Healthy Learners Greenwood has increased access to health care services for children who are in need and without resources in upstate South Carolina. [More]
August 17, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $240,000 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $240,000 to six strategic grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. [More]
July 29, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $496,500 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $496,500 to 12 grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. [More]
July 6, 2016

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families partners with Men's Wearhouse for suit drive

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and Men's Wearhouse have again partnered to provide fathers in South Carolina with business attire donated through the National Suit Drive. Throughout July, the center is encouraging South Carolina residents to donate gently used professional attire at any Men’s Wearhouse location. [More]
June 30, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $175,000 to Immigrant Families Initiative grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has announced its 2016 Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $175,000 to eight organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. [More]
June 18, 2016

Foundations sponsor 18th annual Assembly of Catholic Foundations Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina co-sponsored the Assembly of Catholic Foundations (ACF) Conference in Charleston, South Carolina in June. The ACF Conference is an annual conference for Catholic foundations to gather to build capacity, network and renew their spirits for their work ahead. [More]
June 17, 2016

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families to expand through strengthened partnership with Department of Social Services

The South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) recently announced that it is expanding its partnership with the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping fathers become great dads through 15 fatherhood program centers across the state. [More]
June 16, 2016

Sisters of Charity Health System president & CEO plans to retire

Terrence Kessler, president & CEO and general counsel of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2016. Health System Board Chair Robert Spangler M.D. has appointed a committee of the board to oversee the search process to identify Kessler’s successor.

“This is a carefully planned transition in leadership designed to assure continuity and continued strategic advancement of our hospitals, foundations and outreach ministries, as well as the corporate office of the Sisters of Charity Health System,” said Spangler. Kessler will continue to serve until a new president & CEO is named and will assist with the transition, which is expected to be complete by December 31. [More]

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