October 16, 2015

Nearly 9 million gained insurance nationwide in first marketplace year

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in September in its “American Community Survey” shows that the uninsured rate in Ohio dropped to 8.4 percent in 2014, down from 11 percent the previous year. Nationwide, the U.S. Census Bureau’s survey found that the percentage of uninsured U.S. residents declined to 11.7 percent, from 14.5 percent. [More]
October 14, 2015

Healthy Learners Champions for Children charity golf outing tees off October 21

The 16th Annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer tees off October 21 at the Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina. The tournament will include a day of golf, food, entertainment, contests and prizes while raising much-needed funds to support the mission of Healthy Learners. [More]
October 12, 2015

Early Childhood Resource Center fundraiser brings toys to life

The Early Childhood Resource Center held its annual “The Big, Big, Really Big Toy Box” fundraising event in late September, with the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts turned into a giant toy box. More than 800 children and their families came out to see their favorite toys come to life and participate in fun family activities and interactive experiences. [More]
October 12, 2015

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA honored with Health Legacy of Cleveland Award of Excellence

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Health Legacy Award for Excellence October 11 at the 2015 Health Legacy of Cleveland award and scholarship dinner. Every other year, Health Legacy of Cleveland hosts the dinner to present the award and name individuals to its health equity honor roll. The event also raises funds to provide scholarships and purposeful public programming aimed at inspiring African-American Cleveland area students to become physicians and dentists through education. [More]
October 9, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center receives quality achievement award for treating stroke patients

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. [More]
October 8, 2015

Catholic Community Connection launches new website

Catholic Community Connection, which fosters collaboration among Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living ministries in the Diocese of Cleveland, launched its newly redesigned website today. The site offers a clean design, robust content and represents the new direction Catholic Community Connection has taken over the past year in an effort to further its collaborative work and fulfill its strategic goals. [More]
October 8, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC awards $129,500 to 10 Community Enrichment Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded 10 Community Enrichment grants totaling $129,500, bringing the total amount of enrichment grants to $344,078.52 for the year. The grants process is designed to provide financial support to organizations whose services go beyond meeting basic needs and will help lift people out of poverty. [More]
October 7, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton hosts homeless community summit

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton hosted a community summit in September with the Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County. More than 90 community leaders and stakeholders attended to learn about national goals to end homelessness, local efforts to meet those goals, the funding needed to support these efforts and the future management of the Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County. [More]
October 6, 2015

Congregational leader attends Pope Francis’ speech at White House

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and board chair of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, had the honor of seeing Pope Francis speak at the White House during his visit to the United States in September. [More]
October 5, 2015

Light of Hearts Villa to host Fall Fest

Light of Hearts Villa is hosting its 26th annual Fall Fest fundraising event this Sunday, October 11, from noon to 5 p.m. where hundreds of supporters, residents and their families will come for dinner and more to raise funds for the Sister Helen Scasny, SC Benevolent Fund. [More]

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