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Apr 15

Staying Green

Mercy Housing’s Green Hope Initiative has led the way for our sustainability efforts. Reducing our energy and resource use isn’t luxury with a hefty price tag—it’s essential and even saves Mercy Housing residents money on utilities. Partners are vital to our success. SAHF (Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future) is a nonprofit collaborative of

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National Volunteer Week has been inspiring for Mercy Housing residents and partners this week. We thank everyone that’s come out and joined the community at our properties to help out. UnitedHealthcare and Mercy Housing recently teamed up for a volunteer project at Mercy Place Belmont in Belmont, NC, and they didn’t let a little rain

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It’s National Volunteer Week, a very special time for Mercy Housing. Volunteering is good for everyone, the community, and even your health. If you’d like to volunteer with Mercy Housing, we have endless opportunities for you to join us at a property in your area. If you can’t make it this week, that’s okay—Mercy Housing

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As Mercy Housing continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, we look to some of our long-time supporters to explore what home means to them. Since our beginning, strong women have nurtured the growth of Mercy Housing from a small Nebraska organization into one of the largest nonprofit owners, managers, and developers of affordable housing in

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Chair Yoga class at Countryside Senior Apartments

Staying active and socializing is important — for everyone — and especially for seniors! At Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Countryside Senior Apartments in Chicago, Illinois, residents have a Chair Yoga program, offering exercise and fun. Routine Chair Yoga classes have countless benefits for participants including improved balance, core, and most importantly, a way to come together

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Janice Ramos Tingley, the author and illustrator of the book “Nolan’s Dream,” made a special visit to Mercy Housing’s Colonia San Martin community in Sacramento, California. She shared words of inspiration and read her book to young residents at a birthday celebration. Janice also brought copies of her book for the children to keep. Her

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Villa Maria

WJ planned his move to Mercy Housing’s Villa Maria Homes, a beautiful community of senior homes in Westminster, Colorado. He was nervous, worrying about every possible outcome — this was a big first for him. He had experienced an extended period of homelessness and had been living in a long-term shelter, but he had to

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Happy Spring! I’m grateful for you and all Mercy Housing supporters that make our work possible, providing much needed affordable homes and services. I want to share with you some of our updates from around the country from the past few months! It’s already been an exciting year: we’ve had authors share their books with

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As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we remember the legacies of the women whose leadership paved the way for respect and mercy. It’s also a time to honor the women in our daily lives whose work and acts of kindness are making the difference for so many. Contemporary affordable housing and social services didn’t happen

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In Kent, a group of mothers at Mercy Housing Northwest’s Appian Way property decided to take matters into their own hands. It all began with a partnership between MHNW and Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center (IPJC). IPJC trained MHNW staff to help create a Women’s Justice Circle, in which a group of residents and community

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