Community Outreach

Dec 04, 2014

Mercy Joins StarkFresh in JRC Childrens’ Garden and Urban Farm

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Thu, Dec 4, 2014 - 2:10 PM in Community Outreach

         

As part of our outreach efforts in northeast Canton, we continue to partner with organizations in that area on various projects. All summer long, we participated in the StarkFresh Corridor Farmers Market that is held directly across the street from St. Paul Square. Recently, Sr. Carolyn Capuano, HM, vice president of mission and ministry at Mercy, attended a ceremony held at JRC for the launch of their Children’s Garden. This garden is located on the campus of the JRC Childcare Center, directly across from the StarkFresh Urban Teaching Farm.  

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Nov 12, 2014

Simple Community Blood Pressure Check Helps Save a Life

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Nov 12, 2014 - 10:25 AM in Community Outreach

         

Northeast Canton Farmers Market | Mercy Medical CenterFor the past three years, we've been a sponsor of the StarkFresh Corridor Farmers Market, offering — among other things — free blood pressure checks.

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Oct 24, 2014

Mercy Hosts Plain STEM Students as Part of Concussion Learning Project

Posted by Jen Carroll on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 - 1:42 PM in Community Outreach

         

As part of our partnership with Plain Local Schools and sponsorship of the Oakwood Middle School STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) unitCanton Mercy Hosts Plain Local STEM Students Learning About Concussions 10.23.14 on concussions, Mercy Health Center of Jackson Township hosted nearly 150 seventh-grade students from Oakwood yesterday.

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Aug 25, 2014

Oakwood STEM Concussion Unit to Promote Community Awareness, Partnerships

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 - 1:23 PM in Community Outreach

         

This fall 150 seventh-grade students in the Plain Local Schools Oakwood Middle School STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Mercy and Plain Local Schools in Canton Ohio Healthy PartnershipAcademy will extensively explore youth concussions and how they impact everyday life.

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Aug 21, 2014

Healthy 4 Life Summer Camp Focused on Good Eating, Good Health & More

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 - 12:12 PM in Community Outreach

         

With a grant from the Stark Community Foundation, Mercy Mission Outreach and the Stark County District Library Madge Youtz Branch piloted a free summer camp this year called Healthy 4 Life for kids in northeast Canton.

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Aug 08, 2014

Timken Basketball Players Model Healthy Attitudes, Behaviors at Peace Camp

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 - 9:43 AM in Community Outreach

         

Community Services of Stark County and members of Timken High School boys basketball team recently piloted a new collaboration on behalf of children from southeast and northeast Canton.

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Jul 18, 2014

Allen Elementary Makes Its Best GOTR Showing in 2014

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 - 2:13 PM in Community Outreach , Employees

         

In Mercy's fifth year as the sponsor of the Allen Elementary Girls on the Run (GOTR) team, the students from this Canton City school made their best showing yet! Ten students, including one girl with Downs Syndrome, crossed the finish line of this special 5K with a mission to "inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident" through the activity of running.

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Jul 09, 2014

Allen Elementary Makes Its Best GOTR Showing in 2014

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Wed, Jul 9, 2014 - 10:42 AM in Community Outreach

         

In Mercy's fifth year as the sponsor of the Allen Elementary Girls on the Run (GOTR) team, the students from this Canton City school made their best showing yet! Ten students, including one girl with Downs Syndrome, crossed the finish line of this special 5K with a mission to "inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident" through the activity of running.

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Jun 10, 2014

Mercy Baby Showers Provide Canton Moms with Gifts, Childcare Education

Posted by Sister Carolyn Capuano on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 - 2:34 PM in Community Outreach

         

Over the centuries and across many cultures, people have observed and honored the impending birth of a child. At modern-day baby showers, friends and family "shower" the mom-to-be with gifts for the newborn, as well as parenting wisdom and encouragement.

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Dec 20, 2013

We Wish Our Supporters a Merry Christmas

Posted by Jen Carroll on Fri, Dec 20, 2013 - 1:38 PM in Awards and Recognition , Community Outreach

         

During this special season of giving, we at Mercy would like to thank our many supporters for their generous gifts of time, talent and resources in 2013. Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy New Year!

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