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Earlier this month, Mercy Housing resident Sabrina received the San Francisco Boys & Girls Club’s Youth of the Year Award. Youth of the Year finalists are chosen by their local Clubhouse based on “moral character, community involvement, academic achievements, and obstacles that they have overcome.” Sabrina accepted the award in front of a packed ballroom,

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Named in honor of late Mercy Housing Board member, Fredric Lohse, the Lohse Apartments are the first affordable housing community in historic downtown Roseville. The new homes are helping the city to realize its comprehensive revitalization strategy to create a more walkable and dynamic downtown. The new homes are targeted to serve the local workforce

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“Everything hinges on education. Without it, you can’t advocate for proper health care, for housing, for a civil rights bill that ensures your rights.”—Susan L. Taylor Black History Month is a time to look to the past for contemplation and the present with inspiration. To better understand the relationship between race and housing, here’s a

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Colorado often tops the charts as one of the ‘healthiest places to live’ in the U.S. With thousands of acres of untamed wilderness, miles of biking and hiking trails, and some of the best rapids in the lower 48, the state is a mecca for healthy living and a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. However, there

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The $1 million grant to Mercy Housing Inc. will fund efforts to combat food insecurity at MHI properties across the U.S. providing low-income families with healthier food and lifestyles DENVER— The Walmart Foundation is helping to fund Mercy Housing Inc.’s (MHI) efforts to improve the health of low-income people in need across the nation by

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Mercy West Beamer

Like so many communities in the Sacramento Valley, Woodland (Yolo County) started out as a farming community, but over time its convenient access to Sacramento…

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The U.S. Government’s shutdown has gone on far too long. While the long-term implications are unknown we do know one thing: hard-working Americans and their families, the elderly and those with disabilities, are being unfairly impacted through no fault of their own. Without paychecks, rental assistance or vital services people are forced to make untenable

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who's-hungry

It’s Poverty Awareness Month and you can’t talk about poverty without discussing food. Food insecurity — “a lack of available financial resources for food” (USDA) is a problem throughout the country, but programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), are helping to keep low-income families healthy. More Americans are affected by food insecurity than you may

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It sounds unreal, farfetched, or even crazy — ‘poverty is illegal’ — but it’s happening and has been for far too long in our country. When you look at the frequency people are incarcerated because they can’t pay fees for speeding tickets and other small infractions, it’s heartbreaking. There are 2.2 million people locked up

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Debated and often misunderstood, poverty is a tough topic to talk about. Sometimes, we don’t even realize just how many Americans are experiencing poverty. Did you know that:   1. One in nine full-time U.S. workers are in poverty. That’s 11% of the workforce. A job doesn’t guarantee a stable, affordable life in the U.S.

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