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A bird's eye view rendering of the Sunnydale Hub, with markers 1, 2, 3, and 4

Our work at Sunnydale HOPE SF is driven by our belief that the ability of young people to develop into successful adults improves dramatically with an affordable home in a safe neighborhood and the support to learn, grow, and play. At the heart of this neighborhood revitalization will be the new Sunnydale Hub, a space

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A bird's eye view rendering of the Sunnydale Hub buildings

Mercy Housing California’s Build the Hub Capital Campaign provides individuals, foundations, nonprofit partners, and businesses with the opportunity to change the lives of Sunnydale residents. Unique among our construction projects, Build the Hub is primarily a fundraising effort. We need your help so the children and families of one of San Francisco’s most under-served communities

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Dorothy and her two children smiling towards the camera, sitting outside on a sunny day.

Opened in 2019, Casala was the first of Mercy Housing California’s new affordable residences at Sunnydale HOPE SF. While its sky blue façade and sunlit courtyard make it an attractive building, it’s the 55 families who call it home who make Casala a community. One of those families is Dorothy’s. A business consultant, community organizer,

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David Fernandez, Transformation Project Director, and Freeda Rawson, Associate Director of Resident Services at Mercy Housing California

Mercy Housing California’s Leaders at Sunnydale HOPE SF Drive Big Changes Rooted in Community  Standing on the steps of Sunnydale’s old, worn-down youth center, Freeda Rawson, Associate Director of Resident Services, and David Fernandez, Transformation Project Director, can’t help but envision what will soon take its place. When Mercy Housing California completes construction of the

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains hosted round two of “REDI to Talk: The Road Toward Racial Equity,” with a conversation about what it takes to end systemic racism and how we can build more equitable communities. Maya Sol Dansie and Nadia Ali joined us as diversity, equity, and inclusion training and consulting experts. Both Nadia and

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Title: Resident Voices: LeRoy, with a drawing of resident LeRoy's face.

Resident Voices offers residents a platform to share their voices with the greater community. We applaud all those who have the interest to share their thoughts with us! Northern Heights is a family property located in Rapid City, South Dakota. The 96-unit family community offers a variety of Resident Services programming that supports residents to

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The title "Resident Stories: Julie" in front of the mercy housing logo against a blue background, with a photo of Julie smiling/

Julie and her two small children slept on the floor the first night in their new home. After escaping an abusive relationship, they had little more than the clothes on their backs. Julie fought hard to provide a safe home for her kids and was grateful to find stable housing for her family at Mercy

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Lolita struggled with alcohol and substance use for many years. In 2016, she went through a messy divorce, after which she had difficulty finding stable housing for herself and her younger son. Her turning point came when her older son, then in his early twenties, had to take her to a rehabilitation center one night.

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Georgia, 74, has lived at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Marian Housing Center in Racine for over twelve years. Prior to finding Marian Housing Center, Georgia had a mini stroke which drastically impacted her health for the long term. She spent significant amounts of money on medical bills, causing financial strain, and was looking for a more

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Mercy Housing Residents are smiling towards the camera holding backpacks filled with back to school goodies

Walking around San Francisco’s Sunnydale neighborhood these days, you can feel the excitement building. Dozens of families are moving into beautiful new homes, young people are back in school and the sounds of new construction are a constant reminder of change and opportunity. In partnership with HOPE SF, a bold San Francisco initiative focused on

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