Multiple health system ministries participating in annual #weGiveCatholic online fundraising event November 29

More than 220 Catholic entities, including schools, parishes and Catholic nonprofits are participating in the seventh annual #weGiveCatholic on Nov. 29, which is Giving Tuesday. The 24-hour online day of giving combines fun and fundraising for participating entities. By designating Joseph & Mary's Home, Light of Hearts Villa or Regina Health Center, any gifts you contribute will benefit these Sisters of Charity Health System ministries directly and place them in the running to receive cash prizes and secure matching gifts, increasing the impact of your donation.…

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A Father's Place unveils new mural that represents ministry's work around fatherhood

A Father's Place, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, recently held a ribbon cutting for a new mural on the exterior of its facility. The mural represents the work of the program, which serves as a resource center to help fathers learn how to become responsible fathers and co-parents. The mural includes a girl and a boy with a tree blooming out of the boy’s backpack and a sprout in the girl’s hands.…

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With support from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, groundbreaking nonprofit local news organization launches in Cleveland

Signal Cleveland, a groundbreaking nonprofit local news organization that fuses community building with reporting, officially launched Tuesday, November 15, unveiling a website full of community resources and civic tools as well as the newsroom’s first stories. A coalition of Cleveland-based organizations - including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland - partnered to launch this independent, community-led, nonprofit newsroom serving Cleveland.…

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Sisters of Charity Health System Names Dr. Charles Garven Chief Medical Officer as New Era Begins at St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System has named Charles Garven, M.D. as its new chief medical officer to provide clinical leadership for its ministries, including Regina Health Center, Light of Hearts Villa, St. Vincent Charity Health Campus and the newly named St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center on E. 22nd Street in Cleveland, following its transition to an outpatient health care facility. …

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Cuyahoga County to receive $4 million to end youth homelessness through efforts of Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and others

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and partners in the county continuum of care have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for an ongoing commitment to prevent and end homelessness for youth and young adults as a participant in its Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. As part of the program, the continuum of care will receive $3.9 million to strengthen and sustain efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness across Cuyahoga County.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $837,000 in grants statewide

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded grants totaling $837,000 to 100 nonprofit organizations throughout the Palmetto State, including three national groups serving South Carolina statewide. Each organization is working to better the lives of those experiencing poverty in South Carolina. Since 1996, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded more than 3,300 grants to South Carolina nonprofits totaling more than $82 million.…

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Crain's Cleveland Business features St. Vincent Charity Health Campus community engagement in cover story

The vision for the St. Vincent Charity Health Campus is to transform the Sisters of Charity’s property on East 22nd Street, including St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, into a vibrant hub that promotes holistic health and wellness through health care and services that address the social determinants of health. Crain’s Cleveland Business published a cover story in its October 17, 2022, edition featuring the comprehensive year-long community voice and planning process that began in June 2021 in partnership with MASS Design Group. …

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina CEO discusses her first 90 days in virtual get-together video

Donna Waites, CEO of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, recently joined Madeleine McGee, Together SC president, for a virtual get together over lunch. They talked about Donna's first 90 days on the job and her passion for ending poverty in South Carolina. They also discussed what makes for the perfect grantor-grantee partnership, why the foundation is "all-in" on advocacy at the statehouse, as well as her vision for the organization.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's latest Generative Spirits podcast explores online ministry

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released the latest episode of its podcast, Generative Spirits: Conversations with Catholic Sisters. For the September episode (season 3, episode 7), Rachel Drotar, Generative Spirit program coordinator for the foundation, welcomes Sr. Réjane Cytacki, SCL, executive director of A Nun's Life, an online ministry that welcomes people from around the world to gather to explore God’s calling in their lives. On the podcast, they discuss the unique nature of having an online ministry, their experience in sharing community with a group of sister podcasters, and how love shows up in their relationships with each other and with God.…

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Early Childhood Resource Center's SPARK kindergarten readiness program now officially considered a promising practice

The SPARK kindergarten readiness program, which is managed by the Early Childhood Resource Center, has officially been accepted for inclusion in the MCH Innovations Database as a Promising Practice. The database, operated by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, accepts only those practices that are demonstrated to be effective and grounded in practice-based evidence. Funders and researchers look to the database when searching for programs that positively impact maternal and child health.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina selects five HBCU students for 2022 President's Fellows program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announced the start of a new class for its President’s Fellows program, an initiative in partnership with HBCUs in South Carolina that provides professional development experiences in philanthropy for African American males. Launched in 2015, the President’s Fellows program addresses underrepresentation of African Americans in nonprofit leadership.…

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Joseph & Mary's Home benefit luncheon raises $95,000 to support mission of providing healing and assistance with permanent housing

More than 400 people attended the Joseph & Mary's Home Perseverance in Hope 2022 Benefit Luncheon in Cleveland on September 13, helping raise $95,000 to support the ministry's mission of providing healing and assistance with permanent housing. The new name of the ministry—Joseph & Mary’s Home—was also unveiled at the luncheon. The name reflects the addition of Mary’s Home to now serve both men and women.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Stark Library program for early literacy

Nearly 60% of Ohio kindergartners start the school year without the necessary skills to read. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has worked for years to help improve school readiness and educational opportunities, investing $26 million over the last 25 years. Most recently, the foundation provided a grant to the Stark Library to expand its programs geared toward helping kids read at an early age.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland releases 2021 annual report: 25 Years of Partnership and Authenticity

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released its 2021 annual report, 25 Years of Partnership and Authenticity, which explores the ways the foundation lives its commitment to community: by bringing those with lived expertise into every aspect of its work, from grantmaking to strategy development to the way it evaluates success. The report provides stories of lived experiences in three areas: how lived expertise influences strategy and direction, lived expertise in grantmaking processes and lived expertise in learning.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Donna Waites discusses vision for her first year in office and next five years

Donna Waites became the president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina in July, after having worked for ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System for more than 20 years. In a recent interview, she outlined her vision for her first year as president and her vision for the foundation's next five years.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton support enables successful Goodwill employment program

Goodwill's Employment GPS Program (Goal, Planning and Support) provides wraparound services for jobseekers and stays alongside people for an extended period of time, through the often non-linear process of finding a job that leads to self-sufficiency. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provided the funding that enabled Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland & East Central Ohio to launch this program in 2015, as part of its strategic collaboration focused on employment.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and partners break ground on supportive housing project

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, CHN Housing Partners and other partners broke ground August 25 on a 50-unit supportive housing development in Cleveland to provide residents for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 (transition-aged youth or TAY) who are experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. The new development, Cuyahoga TAY, will offer housing, followed by support services, giving individuals space for recovery from the trauma of homelessness and the events that may have led to it, along with young adult-identified support services.…

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Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood releases 2021-22 year in review

Each summer, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood reflects on its past year of collaboration and community change in Cleveland's Central neighborhood by releasing a year in review report. Through the Ambassador program, Family Partners initiative and the leadership of residents, Cleveland Central Promise is supporting Central in becoming a vibrant and welcoming place to live and work. Read the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood 2021-22 Year in Review here.…

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