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May 10, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina names Donna Waites new president

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has named Donna L. Waites as its new president effective July 2022. Waites will take over for retiring leader, Tom Keith. Waites brings extensive experience to the role. She has been part of the Sisters of Charity Health System ministries, including Providence Hospitals, Providence Development Foundation and Healthy Learners, for more than 20 years. Waites began her role with Healthy Learners in May of 2000.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

May 6, 2022

Joseph's Journey: Mary's Home welcomes first residents

The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, has a cover story announcing that Mary's Home is open and has welcomed its first residents. Like Joseph's Home for men, Mary's Home was created to help women without resources who have acute medical needs heal and achieve independence. The newsletter also has news about an important donation from MedWish International, a look at the men served in 2021, a donor honor roll, news briefs and more.

Joseph's Home, Outreach

May 3, 2022

Early Childhood Resource Center engagement coordinator honored by the Ohio Children's Trust Fund

As a parent engagement coordinator at the Early Childhood Resource Center, Emily Baughman's passion is helping struggling parents — particularly mothers — to secure the resources they need. For her efforts, she was honored by the Ohio Children's Trust Fund which provides grants for organizations that focus on child and family development. One of eight "heroes" statewide, Baughman, 36, was recognized for her dedication to families who seek assistance from the Early Childhood Resource Center.

Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach

April 29, 2022

Light of Hearts Villa selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Finalist; public voting ends May 6

Light of Hearts Villa has been selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Top 200 Finalist, placing it in the top 5 percent of all submissions nationwide. The public can vote up to 10 times each day until May 6 for their top choices. The final 100 causes will each receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm to help improve their community. Light of Hearts Villa would use the funds to provide Alzheimer's education and support for the community.

Light of Hearts Villa, health care

April 26, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton 2021 annual report celebrates 25 years of focused, intentional giving

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has released its 2021 annual report, "Celebrate the Legacy - 25 Impactful Years." The annual report showcases multiple stories that demonstrate the impact the foundation is having and the role its community partners have played. The report highlights how the foundation has invested $72 million over 25 years and $118 million leveraged in several areas, including health, education and social services. The report also details the nearly $3.3 million invested in grant recipients in 2022.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

April 20, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provides funds for supportive housing upgrade

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has provided a $250,000 capital project grant to ICAN Housing in Stark County for renovations at an existing multi-unit property that provides permanent supportive housing. ICAN Housing connects people to housing, mental health services and community support.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

April 15, 2022

WACH-FOX57 profiles Healthy Learners ahead of Midlands Gives online giving event May 3

The Central Carolina Community Foundation is presenting its ninth annual regional day of giving in the Midlands of South Carolina May 3 with an 18-hour online giving challenge known as Midlands Gives. Two ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System are participating: Healthy Learners and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. WACH-FOX57 recently profiled Healthy Learners and how a gift to the ministry can change the lives of children to help promote the online giving event.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach, Healthy Learners

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