May 31, 2019

Girl Scouts honor Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland president as woman of distinction

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland President Susanna Krey was named a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio at their annual luncheon in May. The Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon was established to raise funds for Girl Scout scholarships and financial aid, while honoring women who are excellent role models for girls. [More]
May 28, 2019

Rosary Hall Co-Associate Medical Director Dr. Ted Parran provides expert opinion on qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use

A committee of health care professionals recently recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. Dr. Ted Parran, co-associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was asked by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee to give his expert opinion on whether these conditions should be added to the more than 20 conditions already approved for marijuana treatment in Ohio. [More]
April 29, 2019

Fatherhood program helps father obtain visitation rights and build relationship with his children

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families supports six fatherhood programs in 12 communities across the state to strengthen families through fatherhood engagement. Tramaine Johnson first came to one of these programs, Father to Father, in need of help obtaining visitation rights. He successfully completed the program and gained those rights so he could be a part of his children's lives. [More]
April 23, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland president discusses using innovation to tackle poverty

The founder of Strategy + Action/Philanthropy recently spoke with Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland President Susanna Krey about The Innovation Mission, which takes a page from the handbook on entrepreneurship, injects the spirit of innovation and mixes it up with funding and coaching support for smart folks who bring new ideas to tackling poverty. They spoke about what the foundation, the social entrepreneurs and the community are learning. [More]
April 16, 2019

Sister Kathleen Ryan, SND, former foundation board member, offers tips for social justice advocates

Looking back over 30 years of civil rights work, Sr. Kathleen Ryan, a Sister of Notre Dame (SND) and former Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board member, draws many parallels between today’s social justice climate and the “issues of the day” that Catholic Charities began organizing around in 1989. She recently provided insights to help current and future social justice advocates learn and apply the practices that have sustained Catholic sisters for more than a century of community-based ministry. [More]
April 10, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Innovation Fellow discusses supporting low-income entrepreneurs

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland attorney Julie Cortes wants to provide the services and support that low-income entrepreneurs need to get their businesses off the ground. She is working with Mortar Cincinnati and establishing her model through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 4, 2019

Joseph's Home resident featured in Catholic Health Association Medicaid makes it possible campaign

Medicaid makes it possible for Americans to get access to health care in times of need—and the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) is committed to ensuring the Medicaid program remains a viable, efficient and effective program. To help do so, the CHA is running a “Medicaid makes it possible” campaign to highlight the stories of the working families, children and the elderly who turn to Medicaid to care for themselves or loved ones. Randall, a Joseph's Home resident, is one of the campaign’s most recent featured stories. [More]
April 2, 2019

Foundation’s Innovation Fellow discusses progress for new food prescription delivery service

Through The Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is empowering five experts to develop their own innovative approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty. Dabney Conwell of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is laying the groundwork for a food prescription delivery service that provides meals medically tailored to chronic health conditions with in person delivery that can alleviate the negative effects of isolation for elder Ohioans. [More]
March 25, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland uplifts the stories of sisters

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland knows that Catholic sisters have long been at the forefront of identifying and serving unmet community needs. The foundation is committed to uplifting the stories of sisters throughout Northeast Ohio, recognizing their role in the social fabric and their unique way of being, ministering and leading. In this story, the foundation highlights Sr. Kate Hine, SND, who is working to discern how the Catholic Church can respond to young people who have made a choice to leave the Church, but still have a hunger for community, spirituality and service. [More]
March 15, 2019

Ohio Hospital Association appoints Thomas Strauss to board of trustees

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), the united voice of Ohio’s 237 hospitals and 13 health systems, appointed three new members to its board of trustees, including Thomas Strauss, president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]

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