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104-year-old resident Rafelita sits with with her family in her Mercy Housing home.

At 104 years old, Rafelita is one of Mercy Housing’s eldest residents. For 14 years, she’s lived at Mercy Housing’s Clare of Assisi apartments. Raised in the San Luis Valley, her joyful youth was spent on a ranch. She attributes her long life to growing up on a ranch, remembering: “fresh food, time with friends

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Tax season is notorious for the stress it causes. But residents of Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Neb. and other Omahans can rest easy knowing that they can get their taxes prepared at Timbercreek Apartments for free. Timbercreek Apartments has partnered with the Omaha Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition to offer this free tax preparation.

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The 2015 Mercy Housing Annual Report is now available! At Mercy Housing, we recognize that safe, affordable, service-enriched housing helps people invest in themselves and their communities. On behalf of our eight Sponsor Communities, our Board of Trustees, and everyone who works at Mercy Housing, we thank you. Thank you to our donors, financial partners,

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Media Contact: KATE PETERSON                      KPeterson@mercyhousing.org Office  | 303.830.3443               Mobile  | 303.885.1210 ANNE BALLENTINE                   Anne.Ballentine@wfhc.org Office  | 414.465.3605                Mobile  | 414.331.5345 April 4, 2016, Denver, CO—Mercy Housing, Inc. announced today that it has begun the transfer of 3,666 affordable homes from Franciscan Ministries, Inc. The transfer of the

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The holidays were a lot brighter for Mercy Housing residents in Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska thanks to many generous donors. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains residents received toys, household items, winter wear, and holiday treats. Hundreds of items were donated across the region. In Arizona, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce gave gifts to 72 senior residents.

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The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters are pleased to announce a new direction for Franciscan Ministries, Inc. under ownership and sponsorship of Mercy Housing, Inc. The proposed transfer is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2016 subject to the successful completion of due diligence, and will include Franciscan Ministries’ current 2,620 units of housing in addition to the pending acquisition of another 1,200 units in eight states.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alva Winfrey Kennedy Director of Resource Development 312-447-4545 awinfrey@mercyhousing.org Chicago, Ill.—Mercy Housing Lakefront is delighted to announce that they have received a $100,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Mercy Housing Lakefront, one of the first to develop permanent supportive housing projects of significant size in the Chicago area, will

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Lincoln, Nebraska (5/22/2015)— Mercy Housing Midwest is proud to participate in this year’s Give To Lincoln Day, a 24 hour day of giving on Thursday, May 28, 2015. It is a day for everyone in Lincoln to come together and show support for local nonprofit organizations that contribute so much to the great city of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Omaha, Nebraska (5/13/2015)— Mercy Housing Midwest is proud to participate in this year’s Omaha Gives Day, a 24 hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. The online giving holiday will take place May 20 from midnight to midnight and is designed to raise as much money as possible for local

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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012  Fall in Iowa brings with it crisp morning air, warm autumn colors and of course the first day of school. But for many students, apprehensions about returning to school extend far beyond the expected first day jitters. “Bullying statistics released in 2010 indicate that about 160,000 children miss school every day out of

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