Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

A ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland improves the lives of those most in need with special attention to families, women and children living in poverty. As a faith-based organization, the foundation extends the values of Jesus Christ through the mission of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and also works to sustain the ministries of women religious.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland seeks to improve its community's capacity to help families and individuals overcome the challenges of poverty in a sustainable way. The foundation has identified the following areas of need for addressing poverty: reducing health and education disparities in Cleveland's Central Neighborhood and ending homelessness in Cuyahoga County.

The foundation also commits to supporting communities of Catholic women religious and their ministries. For decades, they have formed a critical part of our community's capacity to help those who are vulnerable. In this focus area, the foundation honors their dedication and strengthens their service.

Furthermore, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead organizer on behalf of many partners to implement the Central Neighborhood Promise Neighborhood - a transformative program that wraps children in high-quality, coordinated health, social, community and educational support from the cradle to college and career.


Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

2475 East 22nd Street
Fourth Floor

Cleveland, OH 44115

p: 216 241 9300

Established 1996

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland improves the lives of those most in need with special attention to families, women and children living in poverty. The foundation works to end homelessness in Cuyahoga County and to reduce health and education disparities in Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood. As a faith-based organization, the foundation extends the values of Jesus Christ through the mission of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and also works to sustain the ministries of women religious. The Sisters of Charity of Cleveland was endowed in 1996 from the proceeds of a partnership involving St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Previously, the sisters used the proceeds of the sale of Saint Ann Hospital in 1973 to endow the Saint Ann Foundation, the first health care conversion foundation in the United States. In 2006, the two foundations merged and blended their missions.

Susanna Krey

President,
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Susanna Krey

Susanna H. Krey serves as senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs at the Sisters of Charity Health System. Additionally, she has been serving as the president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland since 2004. During her tenure with the health system, Ms. Krey has been actively involved in hospital and health care system administration in the areas of marketing, public relations, planning, strategic alliance activities and managed care. As president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Ms. Krey carries out the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s 160-year commitment to improving the lives of the poor and underserved. Read More »

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland program officer joins webinar to discuss keys to ending homelessness

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Program Officer Angela D’Orazio and two leaders who have seen the end of chronic/vet homelessness in their communities joined Funders Together to End Homelessness to share insight on ending homelessness during a recent webinar.[More]

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland hosting event to celebrate Catholic sisters

National Catholic Sisters Week runs from March 8-14 and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is helping celebrate through involvement with the “Celebrate Catholic Sisters: Turning to Each Other” event March 10 at Magnificat High School in Rocky River. The intercongregational, intergenerational event is open the public and will celebrate the contributions of women religious in the community and explore news ways for Catholic sisters and lay partners to be companions to one another.[More]

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Housing First roundtable speaks to connection between collaboration and art

Grantmaking organizations and community partners, including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, sat down recently at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) to discuss the ongoing success of Housing First and reflect on the benefits of collaboration.[More]

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Housing First announcement garners extensive media coverage

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently announced that the Housing First initiative is on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020. The announcement garnered significant media coverage.[More]

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Housing First on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020

Housing First, a collaboration of community organizations in Cuyahoga County, recently announced that it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in the county by 2020. The collaboration includes the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland.[More]

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