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

Through collaboration, A Place 4 Me initiative housed 103 homeless young adults in 100 days  CLEVELAND, OHIO – January 6, 2017 – As one of three communities selected nationally for the 100-Day Challenge to end youth homelessness, Cleveland’s team has…
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Cleveland/Cuyahoga Co. to House 100 Homeless Youth in 100 Days

County stakeholders commit that no youth will age out of foster care into homelessness CLEVELAND, OHIO – September 9, 2016 – This week, Cleveland/Cuyahoga’s A Place 4 Me initiative set an ambitious goal to house 100 homeless youth ages 18-24…
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National Initiative to End Youth Homelessness Selects Cleveland, Austin and Los Angeles to Launch 100-Day Challenges

Three communities to set ambitious goals to accelerate local progress toward ending homelessness among young people   WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2016 – Following a competitive nationwide search, A Way Home America today announced that Cleveland, Austin and Los…
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Foundation partners on social media campaign against poverty: #SpeakUpCLE

Join us in taking a stand against poverty. #SpeakUpCLE Clevelanders are known for our grit. We fight for what we believe in … and right now, there’s plenty to believe in. But that’s only half the story. Nearly 40% of Clevelanders…
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Foundations sponsor 18th annual Assembly of Catholic Foundations Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina co-sponsored the Assembly of Catholic Foundations (ACF) Conference in Charleston, South Carolina in June. The ACF Conference is an annual conference for Catholic foundations…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation Welcomes Senior Program Director, Program Officer

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland today announced the appointment of two new members of its staff: Adrienne R. Mundorf, MPH as senior program director and Erica N. Chambers, MPH as program officer, health. “We are thrilled to welcome…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation opens 2016 Good Samaritan Grants Program, applications due by June 3

As an urban center undergoing significant economic change, Cleveland has some of the highest poverty rates in the nation. From day to day, families and individuals in our community struggle to meet their basic needs as they strive to climb…
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Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland lifts up women and children in poverty through $1.3M in outreach and grants

Honors 40th anniversary of Saint Ann Foundation through new commitments to reducing the infant mortality rate NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – CLEVELAND: To help improve the lives of families, women and children living in poverty, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland remembers Congressman Louis Stokes

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood were saddened to learn of the passing of former Congressman Louis Stokes on August 18. As the first African-American to represent the state of Ohio in Congress, Congressman Stokes believed…
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Cleveland’s Promise Neighborhood initiative welcomes new leader

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has hired Lowell Perry Jr. as the new director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. Modeled after the renowned Harlem’s Children’s Zone, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood works to transform the educational and…
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Foundation board chair elected as 2016-2017 Public Library Association president

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board chair and director of the Cleveland Public Library, Felton Thomas Jr., has been elected as the 2016-2017 president of the Public Library Association (PLA). A division of the American Library Association, PLA’s…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $300,000 in first-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded seven grants totaling $300,000 in the first quarter to nonprofit organizations working to end youth, adult and family homelessness and to support women religious activities to celebrate The Year of Consecrated Life…
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Nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program aims to reconnect foster children with caregivers in stable, affordable housing

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland joined many partners on December 4 in announcing the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. Announced during a conference in Chicago hosted by the White House’s Office of Social Innovation and Civic…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $300,000 in third-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently awarded more than $300,000 in third-quarter grants to Cuyahoga County nonprofits in several focus areas. Good Samaritan grants included approximately $108,000 to 32 organizations that provide basic need services, such as food,…
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