January 6, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $1.8 million in grants and funds

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $1,830,104 in grants and restricted funds for the third and fourth quarters of 2015.

Foundation President Joni Close said, “The Sisters of Charity Foundation continues to collaborate with its numerous community partners to address the major concerns in our community, including homelessness, mental health, and early childhood. We thank all of our collaborative partners for their tireless efforts on behalf of Stark County's poor and underserved.”

Grantees include:

  • Alliance for Children and Families, to increase shelter capacity and provide overflow shelter during the winter months.
  • Alliance for Children and Families, Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter, Community Services of Stark County, Domestic Violence Project, Refuge of Hope, and YWCA of Canton, to support one-time expenses to enable clients to move out of shelters and into housing.
  • Golden Key for Exceptional Children, to support the Building Buddies LEGO-based therapy program.
  • Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, to support the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
  • JRC, to support the StarkFresh program as part of the Stark Community Foundation's The Future of Food Security in Stark County project (in collaboration with the Stark Community and Paul and Carol David foundations).
  • Minerva United Methodist Church and Stark County Hunger Task Force, to support the Minerva Area Food Pantry as part of the Stark Community Foundation's The Future of Food Security in Stark County project (in collaboration with the Stark Community and Paul and Carol David foundations).

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

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