In The News

The Magic of Mercy Housing: Meet Maria, Resident Services Manager Growing up, Mercy Housing Resident Services Manager, Maria Cabrera wanted to be a doctor. She loved science. She also loved the outdoors. She learned through Girl Scouts how to connect with the community, which turn out, benefitted her as she grew up. Maria and her

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Phoenix Homecare partnered with Mercy Housing Mercy Village staff in Joplin, MO., to set up carriage rides for senior residents. For some, it was their first time meeting these beautiful animals up close. They also had the chance to feed the horses, which made the day even more fun! The rides were pretty smooth too!

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Thank you to everyone who donated to Mercy Housing through Colorado Gives Day 2022! We raised over $11,000 and it all came from people who believe in our mission and want to help us fund essential resident services. Community First Foundation launched Colorado Gives Day nearly two decades ago, and since then, has raised more

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Volunteers Brittany and Joe help bring Thanksgiving to Grace Apartments  Thanksgiving at Grace Apartments wouldn’t be the same without Mercy Housing volunteers Brittany and her husband Joe! The residents at Grace Apartments are so thankful for all Brittany & Joe do for them, and for all of Mercy Housing. This year they managed to serve

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Thanks to all our friends and supporters who attended the 2022 Mercy Housing Colorado Power of Home fundraiser in Denver. It was an inspiring and fun evening celebrating the over 3,000 residents who call Mercy Housing Colorado home.     Guests had the opportunity to hear from Mercy Housing Mountain Plains President, Shelly Marquez, about

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It is hard to believe it’s already Fall, as I reflect on what was an exciting end to summer. We wrapped up August with an incredibly rewarding Back-to-School Drive! We collected and distributed 600+ backpacks to the children who call Mercy Housing home. It is you, our friends and supporters, who made this possible and

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By Shelly Marquez This affordable housing crisis threatens to irrevocably alter the state we love. Half of Coloradans can no longer afford to live here. Teachers, firefighters, and nurses who can earn as little as $22,000 a year can’t afford to live in the communities they serve. Young professionals struggle to afford rents or mortgages,

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Out-of-School Time is a widely popular youth program at Mercy Housing that provides kids with the opportunity to receive resources and support in a variety of ways. From homework help to healthy snacks, activities are focused on providing a safe place for kids to learn and grow, and — above all — explore new things!

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Thank you to all our friends and supporters who attended the Mercy Housing Midwest 2022 Power of Home fundraiser in Omaha, Nebraska. Guests had the opportunity to meet our new Mountain Plains president, Shelly Marquez, and learn more about our exciting plans for developing more stable, affordable housing across the region. Congratulations to this year’s

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youth smiles with cookie

On September 10, Mercy Housing Holly Park residents celebrated National Grandparent’s Day with a special guest…Cookie Monster! Along with community partner United Healthcare, Mercy Housing welcomed Cookie Monster, who spent time taking photos with the kids (and adults, too), handing out brand new Sesame Street books, and giving high fives to new friends. As hard

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