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jazz ensemble ZAZZ

The power of music was well known even before science confirmed what we already knew: music heals us. And at a time when more and more people are suffering from the effects of long-term stress, music’s healing abilities are needed more than ever. Over the last few months, it has been inspiring to see how

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Lunden
Sep 02

A New Chapter

Lunden overcame homelessness and health problems to rekindle his relationship with his family. If there’s anything Lunden has learned in the past few years, he says, it’s “just try your best, put your faith in God if you’re a religious person. Once you’ve hit the bottom, you’ve got nowhere to go but up.” Lunden has

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With the support of the Walmart Foundation, St. Catherine Residence partnered with the Women’s Club of Wisconsin to provide 472 pre-packaged meals and with Jennaro Brothers to provide 1,700 pounds of fruit and vegetables.

Across Mercy Housing Lakefront communities, we have continued to provide support and assistance to residents facing difficulties during the pandemic. We are so grateful for our partners who have assisted us in supporting Wisconsin residents, and we are happy to highlight partnerships that provide emergency assistance for residents and property staff. We thank all partners,

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Sep 02

Lucky in Life

Harold’s hope got him through war, and now he enjoys health and happiness at his Mercy Housing home. Harold, an 83-year-old resident of Assisi Homes of Kenosha, says the clear theme of his life has been good fortune: “I’ve been a lucky person all the way along.” One example of this can be seen in

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Mercy Housing Lakefront is Moving

Mercy Housing Lakefront’s office has moved… to a new floor! We’re moving on up to the 19th Floor! Please note our new address: Mercy Housing Lakefront 120 S. LaSalle Street Suite 1915 Chicago, IL 60603 We look forward to seeing you at our new home!

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I am very pleased to announce that Ismael Guerrero has assumed his role as Mercy Housing’s President and CEO, effective today. As way of introduction, I invite you to watch the short video below: After an exhaustive national search, we knew that there was no better person to lead Mercy Housing than Ismael. His visionary

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Woman on balcony with sign

Last Monday, the sounds of music and song (and, even a few fancy dance steps, too) filled the air in Carol Stream where approximately 300 senior residents call Colony Park home. Residents participated from their balconies to join in song with Colony Park’s staff. Music can trigger memories and reduce anxiety. During these unprecedented days of shelter

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Wisconsin residents are getting healthy food thanks to partner Hunger Task Force.

Wisconsin residents are getting healthy food thanks to partner Hunger Task Force. In 2019, Mercy Housing Lakefront partnered with Hunger Task Force Milwaukee to provide monthly food donations for residents at several Wisconsin properties through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). The Johnston Center, Jefferson Court Apartments, and Saxony Manor all benefit from this program.

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Tracey, a native of Milwaukee, has lived at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s St. Catherine Residence since 2010

Cooking and nutrition classes are changing lives like Tracey’s thanks to Resident Services. Tracey, a native of Milwaukee, has lived at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s St. Catherine Residence since 2010. Tracey followed in her mother’s footsteps with a career in the printing industry, which she continues today with a part-time job. Since moving to St. Catherine’s,

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Rita, Volunteer at Mercy Housing Lakefront

Classes were provided at St. Catherine Residence in 2019 through Mercy Housing’s Food Insecurity Program and those graduates have gotten serious about eating right. Rita Larsen, longtime St. Catherine’s volunteer and supporter, has dedicated her career to helping others to improve their health, especially through proper nutrition. She is a Registered Dietitian, with previous experience

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