April 3, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center honors Dr. Joseph Sopko as 2018 Physician of the Year

Since 1979, Joseph Sopko, M.D., chief medical officer at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has become part of the fabric of what makes St. Vincent Charity the unique and compassionate organization that it is today. He was recently recognized for his invaluable contributions during the annual doctors’ day celebration where he was presented with the physician of the year award. [More]
March 30, 2018

High School students donate 1,786 books to the Early Childhood Resource Center

High school students from three school districts in the Canton, Ohio, area held book drives throughout February, collecting books to donate to the Early Childhood Resource Center. Students delivered the books on March 14 to the center. [More]
March 28, 2018

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families premiers “Facing Early Fatherhood” documentary across South Carolina

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families produced the documentary, “Facing Early Fatherhood,” which has been shown at multiple locations across South Carolina. The documentary most recently premiered in Spartanburg in conjunction with the Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
March 28, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland grant awards for first quarter of 2018 total $345,000

The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently approved $345,000 in grants for the first quarter of 2018. Funding for this quarter is concentrated primarily around efforts to end homelessness, as well as to continue to strengthen the community’s resources through collaboration and partnerships. These grants support a wide range of essential organizations whose programs and initiatives serve to combat many of poverty’s root causes. [More]
March 27, 2018

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, named one Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women

The Plain Dealer recently named Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous,” to its list of “33 of Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women” for Women’s History Month. [More]
March 23, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board members recognized for contributions to NASA

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board members Woodrow Whitlow Jr. and Robyn Gordon were honored at halftime of a recent Cleveland Cavaliers home basketball game for their contributions to NASA. The Cavaliers honored historic African American astronauts and other black pioneers in space travel during the halftime ceremony. [More]
March 21, 2018

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina holds state’s first Kinship Care Day at the Capitol

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held South Carolina’s first Kinship Care Day at the Capitol March 20 outside the state’s capitol building in Columbia. The gathering included grandparents, state legislators, South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) representatives, and numerous local kinship care supporters.

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March 21, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2017. [More]
March 15, 2018

Early Childhood Resource Center launches school readiness symposium

The Early Childhood Resource Center helped organize the inaugural Early Childhood Advantage Conference on March 9 in Stark County to focus on school readiness, with almost 500 educators, experts and community leaders attending. [More]
March 15, 2018

Father Focus: South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families helps a dad get a job and raise his children

Zachary Walker was court ordered to participate in the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition (MFC) program. He had custody of his oldest two daughters, but the mother of his son and younger daughter denied him visitation because he wasn’t paying child support. With help from the program, he obtained a job, was able to buy a house and receive increased visitation. [More]

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