May 14, 2019

St. Vincent Charity raising awareness about connection between physical and mental health during Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. This May is Mental Health Month and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, with Mental Health America (MHA), is raising awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme #4Mind4Body. [More]
May 10, 2019

Foundation senior program director writes about strengthening racial equity work

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Senior Program Director Adrienne Mundroff and Program Officer for Ending Homelessness Angela D’Orazio are participating in a new community of practice, Funders for Racial Equity (FRE). This peer learning experience is designed to deepen the understanding of racial equity and homelessness and learn about tools philanthropy can employ to help to reduce racial inequity. Mundroff recently wrote about the opportunity on the foundation's blog. [More]
May 6, 2019

Mercy earns Ohio’s first Go Clear Award and national recognition for surgery safety

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Ohio’s first Go Clear Award™ for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The award recognizes health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker safety by implementing practices that eliminate smoke caused by the use of lasers and electrosurgery devices during surgery. [More]
May 1, 2019

Foundation's Innovation Fellow talks about new approach to college mentoring

College and career coach Bill Leamon talks through his innovative approach to mentoring and the ultimate goal of seeing all Cleveland students succeed in this new video. His project is supported through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 26, 2019

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland profiles Joseph's Home ministry following Bishop Perez visit

Bishop Nelson Perez recently visited Joseph's Home to meet with staff, residents and alumni to learn more about its healing ministry for medically fragile homeless men and to prepare for his keynote speech at the Perseverance in Hope fundraising luncheon on June 19. [More]
April 22, 2019

Mercy Medical Center International Outreach Team completes medical mission in Dominican Republic

Mercy Medical Center's Mercy International Mission Outreach Team recently completed its annual medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Physicians and nurses provided 45 surgeries and served more than 500 patients at two clinic locations. [More]
April 19, 2019

The Heart of Regina Health Center: Donor spotlight focuses on a couple of dynamic duos

Regina Health Center is in the midst of a renovation project to update and beautify all resident rooms and resident gathering spaces in the nursing home portion of the facility, which has been made possible in part by a $1 million matching gift initiative as part of its 25th anniversary renovation campaign. A number of donors have made the matching gift fund possible, including Dr. Elizabeth Macintyre and her husband Dr. Joseph A. Sopko. Their inspiration for making a transformational gift is detailed in the latest issue of The Heart of Regina Health Center newsletter. [More]
April 17, 2019

Foundation's Innovation Fellow discusses her model for fathers to seek gainful employment

Penny Smith, CEO of Alegria Technologies, discusses her model for fathers to seek gainful employment to enable them to better support their families - while pursuing a career that works for them. Her project is supported through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 17, 2019

Foundation's Innovation Fellow talks about the Housing Justice Alliance in new video

Hazel Remesch, supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cleveland, has seen the toll that evictions can take on Clevelanders living in poverty. Through the Housing Justice Alliance, she is working to support tenants facing eviction with legal representation, which can greatly improve outcomes. The alliance was developed and supported through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 12, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards strategic grants to four nonprofit organizations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded strategic grants to four nonprofit organizations that continue to create positive change in South Carolina communities by working toward the relief of generational poverty. [More]

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