December 5, 2014

White House blog covers Pay for Success program announced for Cuyahoga County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently joined many partners in unveiling the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. As part of the announcement, Jonathan Greenblatt, who is special assistant to President Obama and director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, authored this article explaining the Pay for Success model. [More]
December 5, 2014

Joseph’s Home selected again for Good News Giving

For the second year in a row, The Plain Dealer readers selected Joseph’s Home as one of 20 nonprofit groups to receive funds from the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group. [More]
December 4, 2014

Nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program aims to reconnect foster children with caregivers in stable, affordable housing

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland joined many partners on December 4 in announcing the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. Announced during a conference in Chicago hosted by the White House’s Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, the program – known as the Partnering for Family Success Program—aims to reconnect foster children in Cuyahoga County with caregivers in stable, affordable housing. This innovative program will deliver intensive 12-15 month treatment to 135 families over five years to reduce the length of stay in out-of-home foster care placement for children whose families are homeless. [More]
November 30, 2014

Reflection for the first week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the first week of Advent. [More]
November 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center provides Australian woman with rare heart tumor life-saving, bloodless surgery

At Mercy Medical Center, Australian Madalyn Copcutt recently underwent life-saving, bloodless open-heart surgery, a ground-breaking, minimally invasive approach that minimizes patient blood loss before, during and after treatment. [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 24, 2014

Mercy Medical Center nurse recognized for forensic nursing excellence

The International Association of Forensic Nurses recently recognized Mercy Medical Center nurse Shawanna Musick-Eckert for forensic nursing excellence for the second year in a row. Musick-Eckert serves as the hospital’s SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) coordinator and a community educator. Musick-Eckert was nominated by her peers for the honor. [More]
November 21, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families board welcomes three new members

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families recently welcomed three new members to its governing board. [More]
November 20, 2014

Exhibit installed in Richfield celebrates historical contributions of Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio

In a fitting tribute to the stories of Catholic sisters from all communities that have ministered in Northeast Ohio, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has permanently installed Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio at Regina Health Center in Richfield, Ohio. [More]
November 19, 2014

Early Childhood Resource Center recognized for community stewardship

The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized the Early Childhood Resource Center with an award of appreciation for outstanding community service and enhancing the welfare of Stark County during the chamber’s 45th annual Community Salute Awards dinner in early November. [More]

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