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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

It’s all around us. Need. The stresses of poverty have become more entrenched and pervasive; the needs of many living in our community have grown larger than the resources available to meet them.

Turn Big Ideas Into Solutions to Break the Cycle of Poverty in Cleveland

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SOCF presents at conference at CWRU re: social welfare

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Cleveland Team Exceeds Goal in 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness

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Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

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SOCF Board Member, Judge Michael J. Ryan, Featured on NPR

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Coming soon: New initiative to fight poverty

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New data on economic polarization underscore need for ‪‎growth and opportunity‬

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Community convening to prevent & end youth homelessness

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Statewide Plan to Prioritize Healthy Food Access in Ohio

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White House blog covers Pay for Success

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2017 Good Samaritan Grants Program accepting applications until June 2

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100-Day Challenges attract national news

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Plain Dealer: Foundation donates $200K to fight infant mortality

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Cleveland/Cuyahoga Co. to House 100 Homeless Youth in 100 Days

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Creating a strategy for our times

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With 20 years of service to guide us – along with valuable input from our key stakeholders, community leaders and grantees – the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is advancing a plan of action for confronting poverty.

Our plan calls for an intense focus of resources on a few key areas derived from our history, expertise and sense of urgency:

In 2016, we are putting our hope into action to generate positive and enduring change for people in need.