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Thomas J. Strauss
President & CEO

Thomas J. Strauss is president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina.
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Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood presents high school seniors with scholarships

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood recently celebrated the graduating seniors at East Tech High School who live within the neighborhood, presenting each of them with scholarships to help start their post-secondary education and careers. A large percentage of the graduating seniors at East Tech are residents of the Promise neighborhood, and had spent the previous several months building relationships with the Promise team.[More]

tags: Promise Neighborhood, Outreach, Foundations, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Holy-In-One to raise funds for Regina Health Center June 17

Regina Health Center hits the tees and greens at Firestone Country Club in Akron Monday, June 17, for the 20th annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing, with proceeds going to support the mission of providing compassionate and holistic health care for aging and infirmed religious, diocesan priests and laity.[More]

tags: Regina Health Center, health care

St. Vincent Charity raising awareness about connection between physical and mental health during Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. This May is Mental Health Month and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, with Mental Health America (MHA), is raising awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme #4Mind4Body.[More]

tags: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

Foundation senior program director writes about strengthening racial equity work

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Senior Program Director Adrienne Mundroff and Program Officer for Ending Homelessness Angela D’Orazio are participating in a new community of practice, Funders for Racial Equity (FRE). This peer learning experience is designed to deepen the understanding of racial equity and homelessness and learn about tools philanthropy can employ to help to reduce racial inequity. Mundroff recently wrote about the opportunity on the foundation's blog.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

Mercy Medical Center honors clinical excellence award winners during Nurses Week 2019

Mercy Medical Center is celebrating Mercy nurses who are part of America’s 4 million registered nurses who deliver primary and preventive health care to enrich our lives and the world we live in. During National Nurses Week (May 6–12), Mercy announced its 2019 Clinical Excellence Award winners. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy honors nurses who have been selected for exceptional clinical skills, teaching abilities, communication skills, teamwork and professionalism.[More]

tags: Mercy Medical Center, health care