Rooted in Love: Intersections Initiative Empowering Communities

https://youtu.be/1V30qgEodvQ?si=wR2YOS0u1g78GGWh Rooted in Love: Intersections Initiative Aiming to understand and address the challenges faced by health systems in strengthening and empowering communities, the Prevention Institute (PI) and St. Joseph Fund (SJF) launched the Intersections Initiative (Intersections) in 2016. The joint effort assists hospitals and stakeholders in crafting community-based strategies to complement clinical coordination and

The Faith of St. Joseph

  The Faith of St. Joseph Guest Post: Gabriela Robles, Chief Executive “St. Joseph did not do extraordinary things, but rather by the constant practice of ordinary and common virtues, he attained that sanctity which elevates him above all the other saints.” - St. Giuseppe “Joseph” Marello, Bishop of Acqui (1889-1895) and founder of the

Centering Community Healing

Centering Community Healing Guest Post - Jason Lacsamana, Director, Programs and Partnerships Community healing isn't a trending industry buzzword. It's necessary work. The definition is fluid, but funders understand they can't keep making investments and designing strategies using the same methodologies. Communities continue to struggle, even as SJF shifted to a power-building focus. If we

Rooted In Love: Cultivate to Illuminate Initiative Partners

Rooted In Love: Cultivate to Illuminate Partners Systemic inequities such as racism breed harm, violence, and oppression that jeopardize generational wellness, health, and safety. While some intervention methods help individuals heal, at St. Joseph Fund (SJF), we recognize the need to fight the systemic inequities that cause generational oppression, poverty, and collective trauma. Through

Illuminating Our Partners’ Stories

  Illuminating Our Partners' Stories In a world often overshadowed by challenges and systemic oppression, there comes an opportunity for community healing to forge power-building. St. Joseph Fund (SJF) proudly announces the "Cultivate to Illuminate: Community Healing and Resilience Initiative" to foster sustainable community growth and renewal at the individual, organizational, and systems level.  

In El Salvador, Sisters of Providence Bring Hope through Dignity

In El Salvador, Sisters of Providence Bring Hope through Dignity Guest Post: Gabriela Robles - Chief Executive, St. Joseph Fund and Interim, Chief Mission Integration Officer, South Division Providence St. Joseph Health I just got back from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to El Salvador. The purpose of the trip was to connect with the Sisters of Providence

Reflection, Change, and Hope

  Reflection, Change, and Hope, St. Joseph Fund Guest Post - Gabriela Robles, CEO and President As I reflect on the past year, the impact of our collective efforts becomes abundantly clear. Your resilience and determination is evident. Together, we've woven a narrative of hope, empathy, and dedication, rooted in love. We are shaping future

Turn the Pages of Our Leadership Team’s Most Impactful Reads

Turn the Pages of Our Leadership Team’s Most Impactful Reads   As leaders in an evolving social impact landscape, we understand the enduring power of learning and growth. Just as reading nurtures young minds, it continues to shape our perspectives as adults. At St. Joseph Fund (SJF), we know books profoundly impact our professional, social,

Rooted In Love: Disaster Relief Grantmaking Partners

  Rooted In Love: Disaster Relief Grantmaking Partners The St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund (Fund) has prioritized disaster grantmaking since its establishment. Acting on Providence's behalf, we actively address humanitarian crises stemming from natural disasters and human-made emergencies. Whether it be hurricanes, earthquakes, wars, or armed conflicts, these events cause loss of life, infrastructure damage,

What Would Sr. Suzanne Do?

What Would Sr. Suzanne Do?   Nearly four decades ago, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, guided by the compassionate leadership of Sister Suzanne Sassus, CSJ, created a grantmaking foundation to advance their sacred mission of caring for their dear neighbor, those living furthest from justice. Sister Suzanne and a dedicated group of sisters

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