One Heart Spring 2013 Newsletter and Donor Honor Roll



The One Heart Campaign is the system-wide employee giving effort of the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS). This campaign, which began in 2012, aims to raise both money and awareness for the needs of our hospitals and ministries from the 8,000+ employees in the SCHS family.

The Spring 2013 One Heart Newsletter posted below contains a special message from Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, an honor roll of current employee donors, and information on how you can still participate in the inaugural One Heart Campaign if you haven’t already.

Campaign Update | Spring 2013



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Mercy Service League’s 2019 Harvest Ball raises nearly $300,000

More than 350 guests attended the Mercy Service League’s recent 2019 French Connection Harvest Ball at the Alex D. Krassas Center in Canton. The event raised approximately $300,000, with proceeds benefitting the Mercy Facility Transformation Clinical Decision Unit, which will allow Mercy Medical Center to add more private rooms for its patients.[More]

tags: Mercy Medical Center, health care

Light of Hearts Villa Seton Safety Net bridges a gap for seniors in need

Light of Hearts Villa provides premier senior residential living services through compassionate, faith-based, mission-driven and person-centered care, which also extends into the local community through its Seton Safety Net Food Closet. Read how this resource helps bridge a gap for seniors in need in the most recent issue of the Villa Voices newsletter.[More]

tags: Light of Hearts Villa, health care

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC Caritas Grant funds programs to assist South Carolinians experiencing poverty

Through its fall Caritas Grant, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has invested more than $350,000 in 77 nonprofit organizations who meet the immediate needs of people experiencing poverty throughout South Carolina.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity to receive $2M as part of county opioid lawsuit settlement

Officials from Cuyahoga County recently announced plans for using $23.1 million won in settlements with opioid manufacturers to bolster treatment for addicts, prevent further addiction and make investments in some agencies impacted by the opioid epidemic. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center will receive $2 million of that sum to expand addiction treatment services at Rosary Hall.[More]

tags: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

St. Vincent Charity obesity expert explains why body-shaming is harmful, not helpful

Comedian and talk show host Bill Maher recently commented on the obesity epidemic and its role in the dysfunction of the American health care system. He suggests the solution to lowering health care costs is to motivate people to lose weight by body-shaming, or fat-shaming, them. The segment also included many common misconceptions about obesity. Dr. Leslie Pristas, medical director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, explains why body-shaming is harmful and not helpful.[More]

tags: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care