October 13, 2021
The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) today announced its president & CEO, Thomas J. Strauss, will step down from his position effective December 31, 2021, after five years of dedicated service to the mission and ministry of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. Janice G. Murphy, MSN, FACHE, will step into the role of president & CEO of SCHS effective January 1, 2022.
October 7, 2021
The Sisters of Charity Health System stands with the Catholic Health Association of the United States and other Catholic health care organizations and Catholic institutions in signing a Catholic Climate Action Letter. The letter will be presented to the Biden administration and Congress right before the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, in November.
October 6, 2021
A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA Today Network and a part of the Gannett Foundation, announced that the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families (SCCFF) is the recipient of a $25,000 A Community Thrives grant. SCCFF will receive $25,000 for expanding marketing efforts to promote its program called Reality Check, a course for young men ages 16-21.
October 1, 2021
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland in June announced plans to create a health campus in the city’s Central neighborhood, aiming to build up medical and social services around St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. In its October 1 issue, Catholic Health World features the foundation in a cover story about its work to invest in the neighborhood and gather input and ideas to create the health campus to advance health and healing.
September 29, 2021
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Levy writes a monthly column for the Cleveland Jewish News focusing on orthopedic issues, concerns and topics. One of his latest columns focuses on exercise and knowing when to stop or keep going by understanding the difference between “pain” and “general discomfort.”
September 23, 2021
When the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton started operating the SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) kindergarten readiness program in 2003, it was serving 140 children living in one urban and one rural community in Stark County. Today, the children that were part of that first SPARK program are no longer children at all—in fact, they’re turning 21 and 22 this year. To date, more than 16,000 children from 22 school districts within nine Ohio counties have been impacted by the program.
September 21, 2021
Joseph's Home Executive Director Beth Graham and Bobby Watts, keynote speaker for the upcoming Perseverance in Hope Benefit Luncheon and National Health Care for the Homeless Council CEO, spoke about medical respite and its importance in the community on Ideastream Public Media’s program, The Sound of Ideas, on September 22.
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