December 7, 2017

WPDE-TV: Dads earn the title of 'father' at community program graduation

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families celebrates the hard work of men who want to improve their relationships with their families and strengthen their lives, which was evident last week at a graduation ceremony held by A Father’s Place, which is a program of the center. WPDE-TV covered the ceremony. [More]
December 7, 2017

Angel figurines continue to draw attention to Light of Hearts Villa

Light of Hearts Villa is receiving worldwide attention for its extensive angel figurine display, which is on exhibit daily during December and January. The latest publication to write about the display is Crux, which covers “all things Catholic” around the world. [More]
December 6, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center showcases education in action

The Early Childhood Resource Center’s collaboration with Ohio Means Jobs is helping young people start their careers in early childhood. The center profiles a woman named Poetry who is doing just that in the latest issue of the ECRC Community Chronicle newsletter. [More]
December 6, 2017

Mercy Medical Center nurse elected to leadership role for forensic nursing association

The Ohio Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses has voted Mercy Medical Center employee, Sarah Schemmel, RN, as president-elect of the organization. Schemmel serves as the hospital’s HAVEN program (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) clinical manager. She helped launch Mercy’s HAVEN program in April 2016. [More]
December 3, 2017

Reflection for the first week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the first week of Advent. [More]
November 29, 2017

Grantmakers in Health publishes Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland program officer’s perspective of philanthropy

Grantmakers In Health recently published a “Views from the Field” perspective of philanthropy from Erica Chambers, program officer for health at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. In the article, Understanding Community Engagement: An Outsider-Turned-Insider’s Perspective of Philanthropy, Chambers discusses lessons learned as a community organizer over the last decade working in the nonprofit and public sectors. [More]
November 28, 2017

Legislator visits South Carolina fatherhood program

South Carolina Rep. Garry Smith recently visited the Upstate Fatherhood Coalition in Greenville to learn more about the fatherhood program and the services it provides to people living in his district. The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
November 24, 2017

Second annual #weGiveCatholic online crowdfunding event happens November 28

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System will be participating in the second-annual online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called #weGiveCatholic and happens Tuesday, November 28, which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. You can help by sharing the news and/or making a gift. [More]
November 21, 2017

Mercy Medical Center receives 9th consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR certification

Mercy Medical Center was recently awarded the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for the 9th consecutive year. Mercy is one of only four hospitals in the United States, and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation nine years in a row. [More]
November 17, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System statement on repeal of the ACA individual mandate

The Senate Finance Committee will soon release tax legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This proposal would lead to a devastating increase of 13 million in the number of uninsured in our nation, and further destabilize the health insurance market. Please contact your senators now and ask them to oppose any legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the ACA. [More]

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