May 8, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families Impact Report highlights program growth and milestones

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has grown to become the hub of a statewide network of program centers and satellite offices serving 33 counties. Its 2016 Impact Report illustrates this expansion of services and highlights the milestones that have enhanced the center’s mission. [More]
May 3, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families producing young fatherhood documentary

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is partnering with SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy to give audiences a first-hand look at the choices and challenges that young fathers face. The center is producing a documentary that will show three young fathers from its local fatherhood programs in their daily lives as they deal with the experiences associated with being an unwed father at an early age. [More]
May 2, 2017

24-hour online giving event happening now to benefit South Carolina nonprofits

The Central Carolina Community Foundation is presenting its fourth regional day of giving in the Midlands of South Carolina today, Tuesday, May 2, with its 24-hour giving challenge, Midlands Gives—and Healthy Learners, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is participating. [More]
May 1, 2017

Proposed House action threatens health coverage for millions

Since the American Health Care Act was introduced in the House, the Sisters of Charity Health System has been clear about its opposition to this legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because it would significantly undermine access to health care for many who desperately need it. The recent amendments to the bill, intended to make it more palatable to those who did not support it initially, are even more disastrous for people who have just gotten health care. [More]
April 26, 2017

Fatherhood program featured in Fox Carolina 21 news segment

Television station Fox Carolina 21 in Greenville, South Carolina, recently featured the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families’ Upstate Fatherhood Coalition in a story about the fatherhood program’s work to support single fathers in becoming responsible fathers. [More]
April 14, 2017

Healthy Learners to hold Nashville Songwriters in the Round fundraising event

The annual Nashville Songwriters in the Round event benefiting Healthy Learners Georgetown is April 28. At this popular fundraising event, which is designed in the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, attendees can hear songwriters share the songs they’ve written for many of country’s music stars and the stories behind them. [More]
April 13, 2017

An Easter message

So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, He was received up into heaven and sat on the right hand of God. — Mark 16:19 [More]
April 11, 2017

Changes to proposed ACA repeal bill would make health coverage less accessible and affordable for low-income and most vulnerable Americans

The House continues to consider legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes not only to make major changes to the insurance coverage provisions of the ACA—eliminating the individual and employer mandate, premium tax credits, and cost-sharing subsidies—but also to fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program.The Sisters of Charity Health System maintains its opposition to the AHCA, legislation that would lead to the loss of health coverage for 24 million people. [More]
April 3, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina educates lawmakers during Foundations on the Hill

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Vice President of Initiatives and Public Policy Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter was recently in Washington, D.C., meeting with lawmakers to educate them about the foundation’s work and about philanthropy in general as part of the 2017 Foundations on the Hill event. [More]
March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]

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