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Senior program director looks to build on 2018 successes

By Adrienne Mundorf, MPH, senior program director at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland   As we look forward to the winter thaw and the promise of a full and enriching 2019, I spent a moment reflecting on a few…
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SOCF supports launch of Lead Safe Cleveland coalition

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one of several local philanthropic organizations providing initial support to Lead Safe Cleveland, a coalition organized to prevent lead poisoning in Cleveland. With more than two decades of focus on the social…
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Grantmakers in Health publishes 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 SOCF. In the article, Understanding Community Engagement: An Outsider-Turned-Insider’s Perspective of Philanthropy, Chambers discusses lessons learned as a community organizer over…
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FreshLo Project Uses Food, Art & Culture to Restore Communities

At the community level, health, arts, food and environment are closely connected. It’s difficult to improve one without including the others. That’s been a driving force behind funding for many food-oriented initiatives around Cleveland because these areas can yield multiple…
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SOCF Spotlight: Taking Action to Improve Health

The health care delivered in the heart of Cleveland by the Sisters of Charity may be found inside St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, but the Sisters of Charity Foundation’s mission to encourage healthy living extends into the surrounding Central neighborhood….
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