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Our past grounds us. Our present transforms us. Our future inspires us.

For 150 years

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has remained a pillar of our community, providing quality healthcare and remaining true to our founding mission. Today, we embark on a new renaissance, to match that of our great city. Taking care beyond medicine. Helping families find strength. Making a difference for Cleveland. For one another. For all.

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From giving hearts to loving hands

Every day is a giving day for the caregivers and volunteers at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

Our place in Cleveland and our mission as a Catholic hospital demands more of us than other healthcare institutions in this city. We have embraced a special calling to serve the poor who walk through our doors and the unmet needs of our community.

Your gifts, no matter the amount, save and change lives for the better, help families find strength and comfort when they are most vulnerable, and allow those in the grasp of addiction to find freedom and support.

Your generosity ensures that Cleveland maintains its downtown hospital, a treasured asset in the healthcare industry, one of this city's renowned economic drivers.

Your support affirms your belief in the role that faith-based care has for all patients, regardless of religion and ability to pay.

Read more about the patients impacted by your gifts on our blog, Radiant

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Why Give

Meeting All Kinds of Needs

Impoverished, sick and vulnerable people count on St. Vincent Charity Medical Center for life-transforming services every day. Our mission is to serve as an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus. Your support of our mission will heal individuals, families and communities. For real-life examples of how your help can make a difference in someone’s life, read below.

Commitment to Caring

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has been caring for people for more than 150 years, regardless of their ability to pay for that care. Philanthropic support from the community helps to provide nearly $13.6 million annually in community benefit through:

  • Free and discounted care to those unable to afford health care
  • Care to low-income beneficiaries of Medicaid and other indigent care programs
  • Services designed to improve community health and increase access to health care 

Excellence and Value

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center prides itself on combining clinical excellence with human compassion for all our patients. Our size gives us the freedom to provide that personal care at a lower cost. But our resources are stretched, particularly at a time when so many individuals are in need of care. Your support can make a tremendous difference in our ability to fulfill our mission.

Thank you for your interest in our work.

With your help, we can carry on our faith-based legacy of high quality, compassionate care for all of God’s people for another 150 years.

For Donors

Donors who make gifts at an annual level of $1,000 or more earn membership in St. Vincent Charity’s Augustine Society. We are grateful to our 2017 donors for their generous support:

Circle of Charity $1000-$2,499
Circle of Caring $2,500-$4999
Circle of Devotion $5,000-$9,999
Circle of Grace $10,000-$24,999
Circle of Compassion $25,000-$99,999
Circle of Dedication $100,000 and above

For more information about Augustine Society Membership and its benefits, please contact St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation at 216.875.4624 or foundation@stvincentcharity.com.

Contact Us

About St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation

St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation began its fundraising efforts in January 2011. It is a tax-exempt supporting organization with the sole purpose of cultivating and stewarding philanthropic support to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Members of our Board of Directors are committed advocates and ambassadors for St. Vincent Charity’s mission of compassionate, whole-person care.

Staff

Board of Directors

  • John Bastulli, M.D., Chief of the Division of Anesthesia, Physician Director of External Affairs, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
  • Jack Bedell, Vice President & General Manager, International STERIS Corporation
  • Brent M. Buckley, Managing Partner, Buckley King
  • Richard Chmielewski, MD, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
  • Anthony Coyne, Mansour Gavin
  • Alejandro Diaz, Eaton Corporation
  • Michael Frantz, Partner, Frantz Ward LLP
  • Sr. Joan Gallagher, CSA, Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
  • Gary Isakov, BDO USA, LLP
  • James Kavalec, Alliance Bernstein
  • Timothy Panzica, IQ Advisors LLC
  • David F. Perse, M.D., President and CEO, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
  • William Plato, Retired
  • Melvin Pye, Fairfax Place
  • Melissa Rogers, Sisters of Charity Health System
  • Thomas J. Strauss, President & CEO, Sisters of Charity Health System
  • Mary Lou Stricklin, The Arts for Healing
  • Rosemary Sweeney, Administrative Partner, Buckley King
  • Robert Varley, Retired
  • Jeffery Weaver, KeyBank
  • Margaret Wong, J.D., Principal, Margaret Wong & Associates Co., L.P.A.

St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation

2351 East 22nd Street,
Cleveland, Ohio - 44115

Recent Posts

November 20, 2018

HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR TEACHES OTHERS HOW TO DO THE “ST. VINCENT KISS”

Former patient Jonathan Petrea loves to tell others about the care he received at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after suffering a heart attack in 2017. He also loves to demonstrate what he calls “the St. Vincent Charity kiss.” ...continue reading

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October 8, 2018

FEAST OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CELEBRATES ST. VINCENT CHARITY DONORS, CAREGIVERS AND PATIENTS

More than 100 friends, supporters and caregivers gathered September 27 at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center for the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul Mass and Donor Reception. “St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is a place where we can find St. Vincent d ...continue reading

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October 3, 2018

Solving legal issues can improve mental health treatment outcomes

Catholic Health World's October 1st cover story features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and its medical legal partnership (MLP) with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. St. Vincent Charity’s MLP provides free, on-site services to resolve civi ...continue reading

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September 20, 2018

Liz Moro to be honored with radiant spirit award for going above and beyond during 42-year career

St. Vincent Charity will honor Liz Moro, nurse manager, with the 2018 Radiant Spirit award at the St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day Mass and reception on September 27 for her dedication and selfless service to those around her. The award honors those ind ...continue reading

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March 10, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Receives $200,000 Grant for Resilient Youth Project

The grant will support a new community outreach program aimed at helping adolescents in the Central neighborhood ...continue reading

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January 23, 2016

Giving the homeless the gift of dignity

Podiatry residents share care and a compassionate ear at annual Homeless Stand Down ...continue reading

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March 9, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Development Foundation Welcomes New Leadership

Fundraising efforts redesigned to gear up for 150th anniversary and beyond ...continue reading

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October 29, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center kicks off its 150th anniversary at Pizzazz gala!

Dr. David Perse officially launches the 150th anniversary year with a bang! ...continue reading

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