June 11, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland initiative leader discusses foster care age extension legislation

More than 1,000 Ohio foster youths exit foster care each year after their 18th birthdays, with many quickly falling into poverty and homelessness, early parenthood or legal trouble. That recently changed when Gov. John Kasich signed a bill into law in June that extended foster-care eligibility to age 21. Foster care advocates, including Kate Lodge, project director at A Place 4 Me, say the new legislation is a big win for foster children who were aging out of the system at 18. [More]
June 10, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center residents are active in the Cleveland community

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is a teaching hospital, offering residency programs in the areas of clinical pastoral education, dentistry, internal medicine and podiatric medicine. In addition to receiving a medical education and a shared passion for meeting the health care needs of the community, residents and fellows are active outside of the hospital volunteering for a range of organizations. [More]
June 9, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Kinship Care Initiative continues helping kinship families

Many kinship families (grandparents and extended family members caring for a relative's child) face obstacles due to their unanticipated responsibility. To help overcome these challenges and advocate for kin caregivers, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina launched the Kinship Care Initiative in 2014. The initiative is dedicated to improving kinship families’ well-being, resources and services. The foundation recently profiled one kinship family’s journey. [More]
June 8, 2016

SCHS communicators present at Catholic Health Assembly about promoting Catholic identity

The Sisters of Charity Health System’s Susanna H. Krey, senior vice president of foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs, and Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs, presented an innovation session at the 2016 Catholic Health Assembly, June 5-7 in Orlando, Florida.

Their presentation, “Communications Guidelines for Promoting Catholic Identity after a Hospital Sale,” was June 6. During the session, they presented a case study on guidelines and how they were introduced to a new partner, focusing on the real-life example of the sale of Providence Hospitals in South Carolina to LifePoint Health. The session also demonstrated how the health system transferred best practices in promoting Catholic identity and how these best practices could apply to similar situations. [More]
June 7, 2016

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families expanding to York County

The network of fatherhood programs that the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families supports and coordinates continues to grow. The latest addition will come this fall with a new office for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project in Rock Hill, South Carolina, which is the program’s first dedicated presence in York County, South Carolina. [More]
June 3, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton seeking to fund student service projects

To commemorate two decades of service to the community, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is offering a competitive grant program for Stark County schools serving students from kindergarten through high school. [More]
June 2, 2016

Early Childhood Resource Center releases Spring-Summer 2016 Training Calendar

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has released its Spring-Summer 2016 Training Calendar, which details all the upcoming programs the ECRC has planned for the next three months. Activities include family programs and professional development opportunities for educators and care providers. [More]
June 1, 2016

Catholic Community Connection names Marian Rubin new president

Catholic Community Connection has announced the appointment of Marian Rubin as its new president, effective July 1, 2016. A business development professional, Rubin brings a deep faith commitment and considerable experience in Catholic ministries, as well as time spent in multi-national corporations and independent consulting. [More]
May 31, 2016

Mercy Service League presents $205,000 check to Mercy Medical Center for facility transformation project

At its annual membership banquet earlier in May, Mercy Service League presented Mercy Medical Center with proceeds from the 2015 Harvest Ball, which totaled $205,000. Last year’s ball benefitted Mercy’s facility transformation project to renovate the fifth floor orthopedic/observation unit. [More]
May 27, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center releases 2015 community benefit report

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently released its 2015 community benefit report, Providing Care Beyond Medicine. The report illustrates the $13.6 million in community benefit St. Vincent Charity provided in 2014 and some of the stories behind the work. [More]

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