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Your support of Mercy Housing allows for more affordable homes to be built across the country. And in 2023, new affordable communities are on the way, thanks in part to our supporters that keep Mercy Housing a strong organization! 1280 apartments were completed in 2022, and we also broke ground on our first building project

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Earlier this summer, a Northern Illinois Food Bank truck pulled up to Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Batavia Apartments in Batavia, IL., loaded with donated food. For Batavia Apartments Resident Services Coordinator Lynn, it was a welcome sight. Margaret Perrault, the CEO of the Batavia Chamber of Commerce had helped to coordinate the donation drop off and

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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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Dear Friends, 2022 was an exciting year for Mercy Housing as we celebrated our 40th anniversary. We broke ground on our first affordable housing communities in Oregon and South Carolina, increasing the number of states where we operate to 21. We also celebrated the launch of the Mercy Housing Endowment, thanks to the Congregation of

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Jim Alexander, a Mercy Housing resident in Georgia, is a documentary photographer, photojournalist, activist, and teacher– he is best known for being a “Participant Observer” for his photographs of human rights and black culture. He was the first artist selected in the annual “Master Artist” program conducted by the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural

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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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2023 is off to an exciting start for Mercy Housing. We were recently named one of only four recipients of the inaugural ESG Gamechanger Award, presented by one of the top accounting firms in the U.S., CohnReznick. What is the ESG Gamechanger Award? This Award is presented to an organization/individual that has shown an ongoing

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