July 23, 2021
A Father's Place, a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, launched a new program in June called Ready for Life that focuses on teaching high school males the realities of becoming a father too soon, as well as important every-day life skills and decision-making. The program is designed to actively engage both current and yet-to-be fathers in a conversation about making smart choices for the future by helping them visualize all the possible trajectories their lives can take. It was recently featured on WPDE ABC15 in Myrtle Beach.
July 20, 2021
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has been selected for a second time to participate in the USA Today A Community Thrives challenge. In addition to money raised through direct donations to the center and incentive grants through the center's page on the A Community Thrives website, this crowdfunding challenge also awards funding up to $100,000 to nonprofit initiatives focused on building stronger communities across the country.
July 16, 2021
In April, Joseph's Home announced that it would open Mary’s Home, Cleveland’s first provider focused on the physical and mental health needs of medically fragile women experiencing homelessness. Mary’s Home—a 10-bed facility that was a former school and daycare center adjacent to Joseph’s Home—is expected to open in December and will serve greater Cleveland’s population of single, adult women who are experiencing homelessness and have acute medical conditions. The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland recently wrote about Mary's Home on its website.
July 13, 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. His most recent column highlights advancements in shoulder implants and surgical techniques that provide hope for life beyond pain and restored function.
July 8, 2021
Chronic disease is the leading cause of death for Ohioans. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is one of several organizations helping fund a three-year effort to use community health workers to help people manage chronic medical conditions in underserved and low-income neighborhoods in Alliance, Canton and Massillon. Dr. John Humphrey, executive director of the North Canton Medical Foundation, recently updated the foundation's board about the initiative and how supporting patients with chronic conditions with community health workers significantly improves outcomes.
July 6, 2021
"Nothing about us without us" is the mantra of A Place 4 Me, and young people have been at the center of the planning for Cuyahoga County's latest supportive housing development for young people experiencing homelessness. One of those young people is Kai Cotton, lead youth navigator at A Place 4 Me, a conglomerate of Northeast Ohio service organizations and collaborative initiative to prevent and end youth homelessness in Cleveland/Cuyahoga County. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is a longtime partner and supporter of the initiative. A recent article in The Land highlighted Cotton's work and the work of
June 30, 2021
The greater Cleveland community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the value of collaboration and rapid mobilization. To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland tapped into the responsive legacy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine to support those most affected through grantmaking, collective impact, policy advocacy and the values of its founding sisters. “Faith & Courage: The Pandemic Response Report” highlights the many ways the foundation contributed to community response between March 2020 and March 2021, and considers what lessons will inform the future.
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