Bishop Edward Malesic visits Joseph’s Home and Mary’s Home

Joseph's Home and Mary's Home welcomed The Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic, the bishop of Cleveland, August 2. The Bishop met with leadership and residents to learn more about Joseph’s Home and Mary’s Home, and the ultimate goal of housing as healing. He learned firsthand about these medical respite ministries before he is the keynote speaker at the Perseverance in Hope fundraising luncheon on Sept. 13 at Windows on the River in Cleveland.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's Generative Spirits podcast discusses seeking spiritual community across generations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released the latest episode of its podcast, Generative Spirits: Conversations with Catholic Sisters. For the July episode, Rachel Drotar, Generative Spirit program coordinator for the foundation, welcomes Emily Liptow, a member of the Generative Spirit community who has served as technology facilitator, community member, and co-dreamer of what Generative Spirit could be today and in the future.…

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families highlighted in USA Today

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families (SCCFF) last year received a $25,000 A Community Thrives grant, which is a grantmaking and crowdfunding program from the USA Today Network and a part of the Gannett Foundation. In promoting this year's program, USA Today highlighted SCCFF as one of the non-profit organizations that received grant funding last year.…

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families highlights 20 years of accomplishments in impact report

For 20 years, the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has been on a mission to provide the means for fathers to be great dads. The center has released a report - "20 Years of Impact" - highlighting accomplishments, its statewide network of fatherhood programs and individual success stories since its founding in 2002.…

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St. Vincent Charity medical-legal partnership team's article published in prominent law journal

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center partnered with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland in 2017 to create one of the nation’s first medical-legal partnerships (MLP) to focus on behavioral health and addiction patients in an environment with a psychiatric emergency department and inpatient psychiatric and detoxification units. The MLP team recently had an article published in a prominent national law journal highlighting the impact of an MLP on patients with chronic mental health conditions during the early stages of the pandemic.…

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Ask Congress to support health coverage priorities in reconciliation bill

The Senate is moving forward rapidly to finalize a budget reconciliation package that will address several issues including climate change and prescription drug pricing. The Sisters of Charity Health System has stood with the Catholic Health Association (CHA) in strongly supporting proposals to expand health coverage options as part of a reconciliation bill through improvements to the Affordable Care Act and the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs. These measures are still being debated as part of a final bill and they urgently require your support to ensure that they will be included.…

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St. Vincent Charity neurologist celebrates 100th birthday as oldest practicing physician in the country

Born in 1922, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Dr. Howard Tucker celebrated his 100th birthday on July 10. He was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records in 2021 as the World's Oldest Practicing Doctor. Dr. Tucker is a member of the St. Vincent Charity medical staff faculty, working with and mentoring medical residents. A neurologist, Dr. Tucker has been practicing medicine for more than 75 years, graduating from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1947.…

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Sisters of Charity Health System Names New Senior Vice President of Mission & Ministry

The Sisters of Charity Health System, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has named Miguel Chavez as senior vice president of mission & ministry. In this role, Chavez will oversee continuing integration of the philosophy and values of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine into the daily operations of the Sisters of Charity Health System and all of its operating units in Ohio and South Carolina. His areas of responsibility will include mission formation; leadership development; ethics; pastoral care; palliative care; and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. …

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina funding 95 grants totaling $1.5 million

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 95 grants totaling $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the Palmetto State. 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 3,200 grants to South Carolina nonprofits totaling over $82 million.…

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Garden Boyz of Building Healthy Communities abuzz about World Bee Day

In addition to growing produce and selling it at their bi-weekly farmer's market, the Garden Boyz of Building Healthy Communities raise bees and help spread the word about beekeeping. A group of Garden Boyz recently celebrated World Bee Day with a trip to Queen Right Colonies in Spencer, Ohio. The Gazette (Medina) covered the event and highlighted the Garden Boyz.…

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South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families names Karriem Edwards new president

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has named Karriem Edwards as incoming president this summer. Edwards is replacing retiring leader Patricia Littlejohn. Edwards is a seasoned philanthropic leader with more than 20 years of proven success in program development, training, management and fundraising. In his current role as vice president of development for Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, his year-to-date efforts have garnered $8 million in funds raised.…

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Light of Hearts Villa Lumen Lane Memory Care Neighborhood thriving a year after expansion

The renovated and expanded Lumen Lane Memory Care Neighborhood at Light of Hearts Villa officially opened a year ago, and it's been a big hit with residents and staff ever since. Read more about the expansion and other news and updates in in the spring/summer 2022 edition of Villa Voices, the bi-annual newsletter of Light of Hearts Villa.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina names Donna Waites new president

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has named Donna L. Waites as its new president effective July 2022. Waites will take over for retiring leader, Tom Keith. Waites brings extensive experience to the role. She has been part of the Sisters of Charity Health System ministries, including Providence Hospitals, Providence Development Foundation and Healthy Learners, for more than 20 years. Waites began her role with Healthy Learners in May of 2000.…

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Joseph's Journey: Mary's Home welcomes first residents

The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, has a cover story announcing that Mary's Home is open and has welcomed its first residents. Like Joseph's Home for men, Mary's Home was created to help women without resources who have acute medical needs heal and achieve independence. The newsletter also has news about an important donation from MedWish International, a look at the men served in 2021, a donor honor roll, news briefs and more.…

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