In The News

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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There was a lot to celebrate at Moving Forward Together 2022! We loved seeing so many familiar faces and meeting new Mercy Housing Lakefront supporters at our largest in-person gathering since the beginning of the pandemic. Thank you to our sponsors and supporters — we would not be able to do what we do without

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Every summer, the Feel Better Challenge offers a nine-week program of fitness and physical activity, health and nutrition education, and community activities. More than 100 residents and staff from 12 Mercy Housing Lakefront communities participated in the challenge, now in its 11th year. Many did a 5K walk to the Weinberg/Newton Gallery, where residents then

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As part of Green Hope, Mercy Housing’s environmental sustainability program, Mercy Housing works with a variety of partners to reduce energy and water use and switch to more renewable energy sources. We have been focusing on energy and water retrofits with Elevate Energy to reduce consumption as well as lower residents’ utility bills. Mercy Housing

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Kenosha Kingfish Baseball Game Featured Mercy Housing Resident Marvin was born in Kenosha, WI, and raised by a single mother with seven other siblings. His two older brothers excelled at baseball. “One of them tried out for the Detroit Tigers,” Marvin proudly states. Witnessing his brothers play baseball cultivated his passion for watching the sport.

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The 14-month rehab of the historic Major Jenkins Apartments was completed in December 2021, preserving 156 apartments of permanent supportive housing in Chicago’s Uptown community. To celebrate the reopening, guests gathered on August 17 to hear inspiring words from distinguished guests and enjoy a delicious lunch and great music! A special thanks to our program

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Recognizing and Fostering the dignity of every person

MERCY HOUSING ENDOWMENT The Sisters of Mercy are known for their tradition of being a community of Faith in Motion. In 1981, almost 100 years after their formation, a group of passionate Sisters working in Omaha, NE, saw a critical need for quality affordable housing. With a vision to ‘do better’ at providing safe and

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40th Anniversary Honorees

We honored two outstanding advocates for their incredible impact in the health and housing sectors. We know that health starts with home, and innovative partnerships help us address the social determinants of health by bringing health and wellness programs into our communities. Adrienne Crowe | Guardian Angel Award Ms. Crowe has a seasoned career in

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The 40th Anniversary Gala took place on September 22nd at the Denver Art Museum. It was a time to celebrate the past, honor two very special individuals, and come together to raise money for future programs. Supporters like you joined in person and virtually to raise more than $2 million. We can’t thank you enough.

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