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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 Mercy Housing Northwest is excited to introduce their very first property in Idaho’s capitol. 12th and River Senior Apartments celebrated its grand opening in Boise on August 30, welcoming home more than 50 Idaho senior citizens. The first new development dedicated to this vulnerable population to open in the

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 When organizations work together, the lives of people in our communities are changed forever. And, when lives change, we all have the ability to thrive. United Way affiliates in Washington State have long been investing in proven programs that help residents participate and flourish in their neighborhoods and communities.

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 With over 350 individuals in attendance, Mercy Housing Northwest’s (MHNW) 2012 Power of Home breakfast set a new standard for both attendance and dollars raised. The event raised more than $125,000 to support MHNW’s resident services programs in Washington State. Attendees heard from Washington House Speaker Frank Chopp, who

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Two years ago, Renee hit “rock bottom” as she found herself homeless after escaping domestic violence. Today, she is an empowered single mom, on her way to a social work degree and giving back by volunteering for a local domestic violence crisis and advocacy line. For those of you who were able to join us

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Mercy Housing Idaho’s property, Independence Hill, provides exactly that – a key to independence for the people who live there. Independence Hill in Moscow, Idaho, serves 17 residents with special needs. The property opened in 2006 and was the idea of a former Mercy Housing Idaho board member who saw the need for building an

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Mercy Housing opens first affordable housing property in Boise for seniors.

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Every action that Katherine takes is based on making sure that her children are taken care of and happy. When Katherine’s employer, a person for whom she was working as a personal caretaker, passed away, Katherine (Kat) found herself without a job, without a source of steady income and without a home for her children. Kat packed herself

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Mercy Housing Northwest celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of Evergreen Vista Apartments with our development partners and other distinguished guests. Olympia Mayor Stephen Buxbaum welcomed the guests noting how critical affordable housing communities like Evergreen Vista are for the residents of Olympia. Originally developed in 1993 Evergreen Vista I was MHNW’s first project in Washington State

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Kick Butts Day is a nationwide effort to educate youth on the dangers of smoking and to encourage existing smokers to quit. Evergreen Vista celebrated Kick Butts Day by inviting families to the Community Center for dinner and an evening of activities geared towards the prevention of youth smoking. There were hands-on demonstrations to show

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Mercy Housing Northwest – Idaho received a grant from the Lightfoot Foundation to fund Resident Services programs and the search for a new affordable multifamily site in Boise. The Lightfoot Foundation is a long-time supporter of Mercy Housing Northwest-Idaho and we are delighted to partner with them again in 2012!

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