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. legislation went into effect July 1. [More]
June 30, 2020

Multiple South Carolina media outlets cover how fatherhood programs continue to support fathers even during pandemic

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families supports six fatherhood programs in communities across the state to strengthen families through fatherhood engagement. Media outlets across South Carolina have recently covered the work several of the fatherhood programs are doing to continue helping fathers build the skills they need to be responsible and engaged, even during the pandemic. [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]
June 26, 2020

Light of Hearts Villa launches memory care capital campaign

Light of Hearts Villa recently launched its Forever Remember Campaign, a plan to raise funds toward an $850,000 project to greatly improve it Lumen Lane Memory Care Unit and to enhance programming for residents with memory disorders. To put the Light of Hearts Villa facilities on par with its standard of excellent care, more than $1.5 million has been invested in campus improvements over the past several years. Even with these great strides, there are still areas where it would be beneficial to expand services, improve the care environment and enhance the overall quality of life for residents. [More]
June 25, 2020

Mercy interim CEO and president and CEO of Aultman Health Foundation pen joint editorial about COVID-19 response

Mercy Medical Center interim CEO Tom Strauss and Aultman Health Foundation President and CEO Ed Roth authored a special joint editorial published by The Canton Repository that describes how each medical facility has strengthened their responses to COVID-19. It details the "dynamic, transparent and highly effective partnership" formed between Mercy and Aultman to meet the unique health care needs of the Canton community during the current pandemic. [More]
June 24, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards more than $1 million in grants

During the first and second quarters of 2020, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awarded more than $1 million in grants, including significant emergency funding to address pandemic-related challenges. Faced with unprecedented need, the foundation collaborated closely with local funders to shore up organizations on the front lines of the pandemic, including organizations serving the homeless population, those providing food and emergency assistance, and pandemic child care providers. [More]
June 21, 2020

The State 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 secretary for the center, wrote a guest column for The State that appeared on Father’s Day about the importance of fathers. [More]
June 19, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland gives more than $1.3 million in first-half 2020 grants

The board of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently approved its second-quarter grant docket, bringing total grant awards for 2020 to $1,383,609. A majority of funding in first and second quarters supported response efforts to basic needs support following COVID-19, as well as sustained focus on the foundation's core strategic areas of homelessness and Catholic sister ministry. [More]
June 17, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards more than $2.4 million in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has announced grant awards of more than $2.4 million to 136 nonprofit organizations serving people across South Carolina. Each grantee partner aligns with the foundation’s mission of reducing poverty in South Carolina in one of three ways: meeting immediate needs, working to break the cycle of poverty and/or working to make systems level change. [More]

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