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Amelita wearing a suit and sunglasses, standing outside in front of a small hill of dirt, with blue shovels lined up

On February 15, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) board of directors awarded the annual Sister Lillian Murphy Housing Justice Award to Amelita “Ami” Pascual, MHC Regional Director of Philanthropy in Southern California. MHC’s board created the award to honor Mercy Housing’s late and beloved President and CEO, Lillian Murphy, after her retirement in 2014. Sister Lillian

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Villa de Vida Poway

Tour the grounds, hear the stories, and meet the residents at Villa de Vida Poway in Southern California, Mercy Housing’s newest community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Hello and welcome! Following many challenging months, one thing has remained constant – people’s resiliency to move forward, adapt, and be there for one another. Thank you for helping make 2021 a success. We could not have gotten through the year without the support and dedication of people like you. Here are just a few

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rendering of 8315 East Colfax

It is official! Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) is excited to announce that construction is underway at our newest development property on the corner of East Colfax and Valentia Street in Denver, Colorado. The 82-apartment affordable housing community, with a ground floor early childhood education center, began construction in early January. The Rose on Colfax

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Graciela smiling towards the camera wearing a yellow blouse and a yellow blazer, with the caption "Resident Voices - Graciela"

Resident Voices offers residents a platform to share their voice with the greater community. We applaud all those who have the interest to share their thoughts with us! Vista Alegre is a senior property located in Glendale, Arizona. The 60-unit community offers a variety of Resident Services programming that supports residents to live their full

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Affordable housing might be a trendy buzz phrase, but it has been the mission of Mercy Housing for the past 40 years. While we are constantly adapting to a changing landscape of needs within our community, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to providing safe, affordable housing with resident-focused programming from the beginning. To

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Izzy and a Mercy Housing Staff member smiling towards the camera while hugging, with the caption "Resident Stories - Izzy"

Izzy, a resident at Crestview Village in Omaha, Nebraska, has participated in Out-of- School Time programming for several years and loves to keep busy with her friends after school and during the summer. She adores the Mercy Housing staff and loves to enjoy the healthy and often yummy meals and snacks that are provided free

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“I always wondered what gave her the courage to take on a ministry with no organization.”  – Patricia O’Roark, Founding Sister, Mercy Housing Inc. Mercy Housing – A New Chapter Begins Sister Mary Terese was born in 1924 in Great Falls, MT. Her mother, a teacher prior to getting married and having seven children, made

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Editor’s Note: After this article was originally published, Ford Fish, a long-time Mercy Housing California Board member passed away. We will be forever grateful to Ford, who leaves behind a legacy and commitment to quality, affordable housing and new opportunities for thousands of California families.  The new year brings changes to the Mercy Housing California

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Two woman, one with a black sweater and another with a red and white sweater, are wearing blue gloves and sorting food items into shopping bags

Stroll by Mercy Housing’s Heritage Homes community on a Monday morning and you will likely pass a throng of neighborhood residents greeting one another in a multitude of languages, while bags of fresh produce change hands and volunteers work up a sweat. From the ground floor of Heritage Homes, Mercy Housing California (MHC) operates one

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