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A photo of Millworks land at sunset

Mercy Housing Northwest continues its work of addressing the housing affordability crisis with Millworks Family Housing, in Bellingham, WA. Featuring 83 apartment homes, 10% of which will be reserved for families exiting homelessness, this new community will expand Mercy Housing Northwest’s footprint in Bellingham Working with the Department of Ecology and Port of Bellingham, Millworks

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A photo of people sitting at a presentation

As COVID-19 began spreading across the country, our lives fundamentally changed. Residents of Mercy Housing Northwest weren’t immune to these new complications. Since the beginning of the pandemic, MHNW has been committed to supporting residents and the pandemic was no different. We adjusted our services and programming while supporting residents to cope with the dramatic

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a poster for Ukraine with photos of residents and the title "Sending our love"

Evergreen Vista I & II serves families in East Olympia, WA. Together, these two communities feature 155 units of affordable housing with set aside for families exiting homelessness or other special needs. At the heart of this community, sits the Evergreen Vista Community Center. This beautiful space serves as a gathering and after-school space for

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Two women organizing books on a book shelf, smiling towards the camera

When the pandemic put a pause on chair yoga, Brenda changed course and used her love for reading to help residents at Page Commons in Gilbert, Arizona, in another meaningful way! Before COVID, Brenda taught adaptive chair yoga to senior residents at Page Commons. The group met once a week in the library, as they

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A photo of two women volunteers smiling at the camera while volunteering at a food pantry

Over the past several years, the demand for food services has increased dramatically as so many people face uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. To help combat this need, Mercy Housing provides free, onsite food pantries to offer seniors, families, and people with special needs basic living essentials. This vital resource helps

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A man and two women at a Mercy Housing community smiling at the camera

Thanks to all our amazing volunteers – Mercy Housing Colorado’s Volunteer Week was a great success! We gathered with over 50 volunteers who shared their time and talents with us during 17 different volunteering activities. Last week, our community came together to help bring mercy and hope to those in need. We saw firsthand what

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Ford Fish Mercy Housing California Board Member

In February, the Mercy Housing California (MHC) community suffered the loss of a brilliant and compassionate affordable housing advocate, longtime MHC board member Ford Fish. We hope you will join us in keeping his family in your thoughts. Ford served on the MHC board for over seven years, bringing forth his passion for ending homelessness

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A photo of a hand painted sign, with a garden mural and a man holding a basket of vegetables, with the title "Cleo Neslon Community Garden"

With new insights from Sunnydale community members and a one-million-dollar grant from the Stupski Foundation, Mercy Housing California (MHC) is taking significant strides towards expanding access to fresh, nutritious, culturally relevant food for residents of Sunnydale, a former public housing community in San Francisco engaged in a resident-led neighborhood transformation. This new grant will enable

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A photo of Lili Lew Hailer, smiling towards the camera

We are pleased to announce that Lillian “Lilli” Lew-Hailer is joining Mercy Housing California as the Regional Vice President of Operations. Lilli joins Mercy Housing from MidPen Housing, where she was Vice President of Housing Development for over six years. In her twelve years at MidPen, Lilli worked on new construction and renovation projects, developed building guidelines

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A rendering of the Long Beach Senior Community

On March 9, 2022, Mercy Housing California joined the City of Long Beach, Long Beach Development Services, Bank of America, and the Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn in celebrating the groundbreaking of Long Beach Senior, a new 68-home affordable community for seniors. Slated for completion in the Fall of 2023, Long Beach

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