Mercy Housing Community Matters - Summer 2013
Community Matters is Mercy Housing's national quarterly publication featuring stories about our work across the country.
SUMMER ISSUE: Mercy Housing Seniors take charge of their health and wellness
Read more about this topic in a letter from Mercy Housing CEO Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM
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Girl students thriving in Bakersfield
In September 2012, Mercy Housing California received two grants from The Women’sand Girls’ Fund of the Kern Community Foundation and the Dignity Health Community Grants Program in Bakersfield to fund the Thriving in Life Wellness and Youth Leadership Program pilot. The program was designed to inspire 20 southeast Bakersfield young women, including some from Madison Place, a Mercy Housing California property, with academic goal setting, college information and exposure to women leaders and leadership training. Read the story »
It takes a village to raise a child: How afterschool programs in Mercy Housing communities benefit children
At Mercy Housing, we believe that our families need more than housing to overcome barriers to success; they also require on-site services where they live. For youth, affordable program-enriched housing has been linked to better academic performance because of the stability it provides. Read the story »
As a company that invests in strong vibrant communities, U.S. Bank is a natural partners for Mercy Housing. Read the story »
The family that studies together...
At Charkita Moore's household, education is a family affair. Read the story »
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