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person carrying pride flag in front of government building

For 51 years Pride Month has been a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community’s fight to get the love, acceptance, and equality they deserve. Even though Pride celebrations across the country have been canceled due to COVID-19, we do have something big to celebrate this month. On June 17, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in Bostock

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Jane Graf, Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, is retiring, so we sat down with her to chat about her career. It offers an insightful look at Mercy Housing, the affordable housing industry, and what it means to be a leader. 1. How did you get into affordable housing? I understood early on that affordable housing

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Jun 19

Juneteenth

Today, we celebrate Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Also known as Emancipation Day, Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas were the last to be told of their freedom, almost two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Sadly, much of the country

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  June 2, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With three loans, Mercy Community Capital will help create greatly needed affordable housing with services—supporting families with low incomes at a critical time for people with low incomes. DENVER— As a leading Community Development Financial Institution, Mercy Community Capital (MCC)

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Mercy Housing is horrified and disturbed by the racist violence that is plaguing our country. From past to present, people of color have been targeted in the United States and this must stop. Our work has always been centered on social justice. Mercy Housing’s values of respect, justice, and mercy are more than words, they are

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mercy housing green hope logo

Sustainability and affordable housing – they aren’t separate issues. Clean air and water help to break cycles of poverty. Our commitment to the people that call Mercy Housing home is for the long term. That means we’re always searching for ways to preserve communities’ health and vibrancy for generations to come. This long-term approach is

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Robert Follett, mixed media on illustration board

Welcome to The Mercy Housing Collection! This collection highlights the works of over 10 resident artists from six different Mountain Plains communities. These creative works include acrylic pours on canvas, acrylic on canvas, and watercolor with each piece as unique as each resident. Creating art is a powerful outlet to explore creativity and provides a

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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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Resident Service staff smilling in masks behind food tables

The generosity and spirit of community is alive and well at Mercy Magnuson Place in Seattle. In Spring of 2019, Mercy Housing Northwest opened the doors to Mercy Magnuson Place, providing 148 affordable homes on the Magnuson Park campus. Access to healthy food and essentials for families with limited incomes was a main concern among

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Volunteers pose with donated goods

Our friends from Neighbor In Need Reynoldstown and Reynoldstown Civic Improvement League have been collecting funds to provide needed resources.  Last week, Reynoldstown Senior received a generous donation of products ranging from cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, hygiene products, frozen vegetables, and beverages for the onsite Pop-up Pantry, totaling nearly $700.00. ​​ The onsite pop-up pantry was

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