March 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps give kids a smile

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helped promote the recent Give Kids a Smile Day at five Canton City elementary schools, with foundation Care Coordinator Danielle Bunner dressing as the tooth fairy to spread the word about good oral health. She asked students to pledge to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, and handed out “two-minute pledge” kits containing oral health supplies and books. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
March 17, 2014

Three additional Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood schools named investment schools

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has added 10 more schools to its list of “investment schools,” including three schools in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The 10 new schools join 13 other Cleveland schools that receive intensive help to turn around their academic results. [More]
March 12, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina vice chair selected for Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative

Nexsen Pruet attorney and Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Vice Chair Rick Mendoza has been selected as a participant for the 7th Midlands Class of The Riley Institute at Furman Diversity Leaders Initiative. [More]
March 6, 2014

New report highlights foundations’ efforts to sustain sister-affiliated ministries

A recently released study documents and assesses a 10-year initiative undertaken by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina to sustain the ministries of Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio and South Carolina. [More]
March 4, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina seeks diversity award nominees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is seeking nominations of organizations or individuals whose work and commitment toward diversity has left an impact in the state. The foundation’s Leadership in Diversity Award recognizes an individual or organization that illustrates exemplary performance in the area of diversity and inclusion.
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February 27, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina releases grant awards totals for 2013

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has released the totals of its grant awards for 2013 in the areas of health, education and social services. The foundation awarded $2.1 million in 133 grants to recipients in all 46 counties in South Carolina in 2013. [More]
February 24, 2014

Reading room opens in Promise Neighborhood

A new Ben Carson Reading Room has opened in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, bringing 700 new books for pleasure reading to the George Washington Carver STEM School. Funded by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, the room is in collaboration with the Ben Carson Reading Project. [More]
February 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina supports Health Policy Fellows Program

Eleven members of the South Carolina General Assembly were recognized at a February 10 reception as the inaugural class of fellows from the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health’s (IMPH) Health Policy Fellows Program. The program is supported by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. [More]
February 20, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood to host Question Bridge roundtable

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood is hosting a panel discussion, Question Bridge: Black Males Roundtable, Thursday, March 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Friendly Inn Settlement House. The free event includes established and emerging black male leaders from Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood and the Cleveland community discussing what it means to be an African American male today. [More]

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