September 18, 2020

Health system ministries in Stark County part of collaborative to help families at risk for infant mortality

Toward Health Resiliency for Infant Vitality & Equity (THRIVE) in Stark County, Ohio, works to determine the factors that lead to infant mortality in the Canton community and reduce the overall infant mortality rate as well as the disparity in birth outcomes relative to white and black infants. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is a funder of the program and the Early Childhood Resource Center is a community partner/referring agency for the program. Radio station WKSU recently highlighted work of the THRIVE program. [More]
September 9, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland part of Sisters on the Frontlines collaborative that receives national recognition

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is part of a collaborative working to share relief grants with Catholic sisters serving individuals and families affected by COVID-19. The Sisters on the Frontlines initiative led by FADICA, GHR Foundation and others, inspired a second pilot program in Northeast Ohio, with $1,000 grants for more than 60 sisters in congregations across the Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown areas. Global Sisters Report, an online publication of National Catholic Reporter, highlighted the initiative and featured foundation senior program officer Margaret Eigsti in a recent story. [More]
August 25, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president discusses the nonprofit reaction to COVID-19 and what recovery looks like on health care podcast

Sisters of Charity of South Carolina Foundation President Tom Keith recently spoke about how the organization is supporting nonprofits on the frontlines of the pandemic on Taking the Pulse - A Health Care Podcast. Keith and the hosts discussed how the nonprofit world has reacted to COVID-19 and what recovery looks like. Keith discussed how the pandemic has altered how the foundation assists communities, including the formation of new partnerships and quickly awarding nearly 30 grants to address COVID-19 related problems through an emergency COVID-19 fund. [More]
August 4, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps homelessness system help those who can't stay at home

During a stay-at-home order, how do you help those who have no home to go to? The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton and other local funders have helped the Stark Housing Network and its partners answer that question, keeping clients safe during the pandemic and also helping them navigate during ever-changing circumstances. The efforts were recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Pandemic Philanthropy. [More]
July 16, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports child care providers during the pandemic

Child care has been in the spotlight throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The staff of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton knew help would be needed, considering its decades-long commitment to early childhood issues. To learn the most effective ways to help, the staff went directly to the experts: the child care providers themselves. The foundation recently published an article about what was learned and how it collaborated to support the needs of child care providers during the crisis. [More]
July 13, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland sponsors Conversations with Catholic Sisters podcast

“Generative Spirits: Conversations with Catholic Sisters” is a Catholic Sister podcast that explores how members of Northeast Ohio congregations respond to the signs of the times in ways only sisters can - with personal insights and a collective knowledge of life and ministry over a century old. The podcast episodes take a look inside the lives of Catholic Sisters in a changing world. [More]
July 8, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. president named Columbia College board chair

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina President Tom Keith has been named chairman of the Columbia College Board of Trustees. He served as vice-chair of the Columbia College Board of Trustees from 2018-2020. [More]
July 2, 2020

Foundation's Innovation Mission fellowship leads to launch of Right to Counsel-Cleveland to help low-income tenants facing eviction

Housing instability, often caused by eviction, is a root cause of poverty in Cleveland. The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland began researching ways to address this issue in partnership with the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's Innovation Mission fellowship. Cleveland City Council passed historic legislation in October making legal representation in eviction cases a right for tenants with at least one child in the household living at or below the Federal Poverty Level ($21,300). The Right to Counsel-Cleveland legislation went into effect July 1. [More]
June 29, 2020

SCHS Senior Vice President Susanna Krey among Crain's Women of Note 2020

Crain’s Cleveland Business annually recognizes 15 women who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to Northeast Ohio and its citizens. The 2020 class of the Women of Note includes Susanna H. Krey, senior vice president at the Sisters of Charity Health System and president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
June 28, 2020

SCHS Vice President selected for Leadership Cleveland Class of 2021

The Cleveland Leadership Center has named 68 people, drawn from public companies, nonprofits and public-sector institutions and chosen through a competitive application process, as members of the Leadership Cleveland class of 2021, including Rebecca L. Gallant, vice president of communications for the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]

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