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June 23, 2022

Generative Spirits podcast features a conversation with Richaun Bunton, Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood managing director

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released the latest episode of its podcast, Generative Spirits: Conversations with Catholic Sisters. For the June episode, Rachel Drotar, Generative Spirit program coordinator for the foundation, welcomes Richaun Bunton, managing director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. Bunton talks about her long commitment to the Central neighborhood, which allows her to understand the needs of the community and highlight the champions she works with there.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Promise Neighborhood, Outreach, Foundations

June 21, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton names Marisa Rohn as next president

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton board has selected Marisa Rohn as the foundation’s next president, effective July 18. She succeeds President Joni T. Close, who is retiring after 25 years of service. Rohn comes to the position after building a career in communications, development and partnerships with significant experience in nonprofit and higher education leadership. She is currently the vice president of advancement, human resources and partnerships for Stark State College, and executive director of the Stark State College Foundation.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

June 21, 2022

Advocacy alert: Tell your senators to act now on gun violence

The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the Catholic Health Association (CHA) in asking the Senate to move forward with potential gun violence legislation that could gain the necessary bipartisan support to pass in that chamber. A group of Democratic and Republican senators have agreed on a basic framework for a modest package of gun safety measures combined with mental health and school safety proposals. As the Senate closes in on a potential gun violence bill, please urge your senators to support this initial effort and continue this important policy work.

Advocacy, Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association

June 20, 2022

The Post and Courier runs Father's Day column from South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families about the importance of fatherhood

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has a mission to reduce child poverty through father engagement, helping fathers become great dads. Warren Bolton, board chair for the center, wrote a guest column for The Post and Courier that appeared on Father’s Day about the importance of fathers.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

June 14, 2022

St. Vincent Charity surgeon writes in Cleveland Jewish News about how exercise can prevent dementia

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Levy writes a monthly column for the Cleveland Jewish News focusing on health and orthopedic issues, concerns and topics. His latest column focuses on how exercise strengthens what is arguably the most important organ in the body – the brain. A growing body of research points to regular exercise as a means to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia in our later years.

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

June 9, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $953,821 in grants

The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has awarded $953,821 in grants for the first and second quarters of this year. The grants are part of the foundation's commitment to addressing the needs of the poor and underserved by understanding the root causes of poverty, nurturing the growth of healthy communities, emphasizing youth and family, and measuring the outcomes of these efforts.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

June 3, 2022

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families receives a proclamation from SC governor declaring June as "Fathers Matter Month"

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster presented a proclamation on June 1 to the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families declaring June as “Fathers Matter Month.” The governor also presented the center's executive director, Pat Littlejohn, with the Order of the Palmetto, the state's highest civilian honor given in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, service and contributions on a national or statewide scale.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

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