October 26, 2018

Promise Neighborhood #PromiseReads initiative brings new Little Free Libraries to Central neighborhood

As part of the ongoing #PromiseReads initiative, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood recently presented six new Little Free Libraries to the Central neighborhood, thanks to a generous donation from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. [More]
October 25, 2018

Sen. Sherrod Brown joins addiction treatment professionals, patients at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown joined addiction treatment professionals and patients at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently to discuss the passage of a bipartisan bill to help more Ohioans access treatment for substance use disorders. [More]
October 22, 2018

Sisters of Charity Health System Names Paul Hiltz President & CEO of Mercy Medical Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System has announced the permanent placement of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hiltz has served in this role in an interim capacity since July 2017. Founded in 1908 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Mercy Medical Center’s recent achievements and successes include delivering a higher standard of care for treatment of heart attack patients; several consecutive years of national recognition for outstanding quality care for cancer patients; new technology for preventing infections; innovative approaches to patient safety and monitoring; and investments in Jackson Township and North Canton that will expand outpatient services and help boost the regional economy. [More]
October 19, 2018

Healthy Learners names Champion for Children award recipient

Healthy Learners has named M. John Heydel as the recipient of the 2018 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award. The award recognizes and honors an individual who has served as an advocate for children and brought attention to the needs of underserved children in the community through volunteer time, financial support and commitment to Healthy Learners. [More]
October 18, 2018

Regina Health Center receives $1M in gifts for facility upgrades

Regina Health Center has attracted $1 million in gifts to its 25th anniversary facility upgrade campaign. Katie and Charles (Bud) Koch – former chairman, president and CEO of Charter One Financial – provided the lead gift of $500,000, which is the largest outright gift commitment by an individual donor in Regina Health Center’s history. [More]
October 16, 2018

Promise Neighborhood early learning navigator wins Family Connections award

Tatiana Wells, Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood’s early learning navigator, received the 2018 Carolyn Grossman Award from Family Connections for her work with parents of early learners. Longtime Cleveland Heights kindergarten teacher Carolyn Grossman recognized that parents can make an enormous difference in their child’s ability to learn and grow, but need support in preparing their young children to learn in school. Family Connections has worked with the Grossman family to present the award for the last 15 years. [More]
October 13, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomes new staff to support Catholic sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomed its new program staff for supporting catholic sisters and their ministries in an event with grantees, partners and sisters on October 1. Erin McIntyre, outgoing program officer and seven-year employee of SOCF, joined Margaret Eigsti, senior program officer, and Courtney Zuendel, program coordinator, Generative Spirit, to celebrate the work of the foundation and look to the future. [More]
October 12, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Good Samaritan program exemplifies core value of respect

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s director of knowledge and learning, Christine Mitton, reviews all of the feedback received from grantees and partners to understand how to work together successfully to reach the shared goal of breaking the cycle of poverty. In her quarterly blog post, she explores the story of the Good Samaritan and how the foundation's responsive grantmaking demonstrates its commitment to respecting the dignity of every person. [More]
October 11, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $373,000 in Q3 grants to support urban farming, basic needs and Catholic collaboration

The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has approved $373,000 in grants for the third quarter of 2018. The grants are helping to support urban farming, basic needs and Catholic collaboration. [More]
October 9, 2018

St. Vincent Charity celebrates donors, caregivers and patients at Feast of St. Vincent de Paul

More than 100 friends, supporters and caregivers recently gathered at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center for the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul Mass and Donor Reception. Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Roger Gries, OSB, presided over Mass and gave the blessing at the reception that followed on the hospital’s front lawn. Guests heard from a number of speakers, including former patient Jonathan Petrea who closed the remarks with a testimonial about his experience with St. Vincent Charity and a demonstration of the “St. Vincent kiss.” [More]

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