Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina publishes next installment of Systems Change Journey blog series, focusing on work in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has published another installment in its Systems Change Journey blog series. This installment examines the foundation’s journey to uplift diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging through the perspectives of board member and Mission and Values Committee Chair Dr. Tracy Bailey, and Sisters of Charity Foundation Director of Culture and Values Ericka Wooten.…

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Health system announces retirement of president and CEO, launches national search for its next leader

The Sisters of Charity Health System announced that president and CEO Janice G. Murphy, MSN, FACHE, has decided to retire in 2024 after six years of dedicated service. She will step down once her successor has been appointed. Murphy first joined the Health System in 2018 as senior vice president of mission and ministry. In 2019, she became president & CEO of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, leading it through the COVID-19 pandemic. She then took on her current role overseeing the entire Health System in 2021.…

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Cuyahoga County, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and other community partners announce plans to reduce youth homelessness

Cuyahoga County and community partners - including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland - announced January 29 a new plan to work toward ending homelessness for youth and young adults. The plan, funded by a $3.9 million renewable grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will provide immediate relief and work to address root causes of homelessness.…

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Light of Hearts Villa receives deficiency-free survey from Ohio Department of Health

Light of Hearts Villa received zero deficiencies during its annual state survey in December from the Ohio Department of Health, which is an accomplishment that is difficult to attain in the highly regulated world of assisted living. A deficiency-free or zero-deficiency survey means that the community was operating in total compliance with state regulations regarding the care to residents, services provided and overall environment. Each year, all assisted living communities in Ohio are surveyed to ensure they are providing a safe environment for all residents.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps fund temporary overnight shelter for women experiencing homelessness in Stark County

With funding from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and the Stark Community Foundation, Refuge of Hope Ministries recently opened an eight-bed temporary emergency shelter in Canton to give women experiencing homelessness a warm place to stay. The emergency shelter fills a need during winter months as the current waitlist is 2-3 weeks for women seeking shelter in Stark County.…

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Joseph & Mary's Home annual benefit luncheon raises a record $113,500 to support healing and assistance with permanent housing

Joseph & Mary's Home hosted its annual Perseverance in Hope Benefit Luncheon in Cleveland in the fall, setting a new record by raising $113,500 to support healing and assistance with permanent housing. Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, served as the keynote speaker at the luncheon. A recap of the luncheon appears in the most recent issue of The Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph & Mary’s Home.…

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From the Heart: Regina Health Center showcases 30th anniversary celebration in recent newsletter

The recent issue of From the Heart, the biannual newsletter of Regina Health Center, features a cover article about a 30th anniversary dinner gala that celebrated the history and accomplishments of Regina Health Center while helping raise more than $220,000 for capital project needs. The newsletter also has a recap of the annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing, an article about how the ministry's transportation department keeps things moving, a donor roll, news and event updates, and more.…

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Story about South Carolina dad and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families receives national attention

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has been helping fathers like Lorin Jackson for 25 years. By completing the center's program and getting help along the way, he was able to get the only gift he wanted this Christmas, legal shared custody of his son. WACH FOX57 in Columbia, South Carolina, ran a story about Jackson and his work with the center, with multiple NBC affiliates across the country picking up the story and running it on Christmas day.…

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Joseph & Mary's Home highlights partnership with Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless in latest newsletter

The recent issue of The Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph & Mary’s Home, features a cover article about its partnership with the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) and how it brings care to those experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The newsletter also has a recap of the very successful Perseverance in Hope 2023 Benefit Luncheon, a staff spotlight on Medical Director Dr. Michael Seidman, a donor spotlight on a former intern, news updates and more.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards more than $2.4 million in third and fourth quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton Board of Directors has announced $2.4 million in grants for the third and fourth quarters of 2023. The grants fall under three areas: responsive efforts that focus on social justice, strategic collaborations that focus on community connections and foundation-led initiatives that focus on systemic change.…

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Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood honors Champions of Central for commitment to neighborhood

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood annually honors Central Neighborhood people and organizations who have significantly improved the lives of those who live and work in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood with its Champions of Central award. The Promise Neighborhood recently held a community meeting and celebration at the Friendly Inn Settlement House to honor more than 20 people and organizations as “2023 Champions of Central.”…

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Cleveland Heritage Medal awarded to Sister Judith Ann Karam

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, was one of five community leaders who received the prestigious 2023 Cleveland Heritage Medal at a November 16 ceremony inside the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda. The award, begun in 2016 and modeled on the Presidential Medal of Freedom, is the highest award bestowed on a civilian in Greater Cleveland. The Heritage Medal recognizes “meritorious contributions to the welfare and development of Greater Cleveland and its citizens.”…

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Annual #weGiveCatholic online crowdfunding event happens November 28

It’s almost time for #weGiveCatholic 2023, the annual online day of Catholic giving. The 24-hour event happens November 28, which is also Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving for nonprofits. Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System are participating in the annual online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio, including Joseph & Mary's Home, Light of Hearts Villa and Regina Health Center. You can also donate to the health system's South Carolina ministries on Giving Tuesday, including Healthy Learners and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton releases preview of 2024-26 strategic plan

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton recently underwent a strategic planning process, learning about the impact its current work is having and how it can deepen that work into the future. The foundation gathered diverse perspectives from throughout the community via surveys, focus groups and key informant interviews. The result is a new strategic plan that will guide work through 2026 and will continue to advance the mission of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine to support the ever-changing needs of the community.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $877,000 in grants statewide

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded 100 grants totaling $877,000 to nonprofit organizations working to reduce poverty in South Carolina. This year’s grant recipients serve all 46 counties in South Carolina, and many of these nonprofits provide services across the state. Since 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded more than 3,300 grants to South Carolina nonprofits, which total more than $83 million.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton seeking applicants for grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is inviting proposals for projects aimed at bolstering the operational capacity of local nonprofit organizations. Up to $15,000 in funding will be granted per proposal. Eligible applicants are nongovernmental, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that have missions in alignment with the foundation’s mission and that: serve Stark, Wayne, Holmes, Tuscarawas, and/or Carroll counties; serve people experiencing poverty or other underserved populations; focus on health, education, or social services; and have annual operating budgets under $10 million.…

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Crisis and Recovery Services team at St. Vincent Charity offers free art therapy session on October 19

The Crisis and Recovery Services team of the St. Vincent Charity Health Campus is hosting a free art therapy session on Thursday, October 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 in the St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center cafeteria to help improve mental health and unleash creativity. A professional art therapist will guide participants through various artistic techniques to express their emotions and enhance their well-being.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $362,500 in third quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF Cleveland) Board of Directors recently approved grants totaling more than $360,000 for the third quarter of 2023, which brings the year-to-date total to more than $1.2 million in grants awarded. Grants support the foundation’s mission to improve the lives of those most in need with special attention to families, women and children living in poverty. Investments advance strategic goals to end homelessness, reduce health and educational disparities in Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood, and sustain the ministries of Catholic sisters.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC announces 2023 President’s Fellows

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announced a new cohort of the President’s Fellows program, an initiative in partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in South Carolina that provides professional development experiences in philanthropy. The initiative seeks to increase the diversity of male leadership within the philanthropic sector.…

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A Father's Place fatherhood program announces expansion into eight additional South Carolina counties

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Family (SCCFF) has announced that its primary partner on the coast, A Father’s Place, Inc. (AFP), will be expanding its responsible fatherhood programs into eight additional counties in the Lowcountry beginning in early October. A Father’s Place offers fatherhood educational programs that foster a holistic approach to encourage responsible fatherhood.…

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Joseph & Mary’s Home earns highest level of accreditation for behavioral health services from CARF International

Joseph & Mary’s Home, the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care, has been accredited by CARF International for a period of three years for its behavioral health services program. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.…

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