In The News

Thanks to recent grants, many Mercy Housing residents can continue to pursue their academic dreams. We are honored to partner with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants for the fourth year in a row to offer the EPIC Educational Support Grant to Mercy Housing residents. The purpose of the grant

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Summer turned up the heat on adventures across the Mountain Plains as kids made memories while experiencing something new! Out-of-School Time is a widely popular youth program at Mercy Housing that offers kids the opportunity to receive resources and support in a variety of ways. From homework help to healthy snacks, activities are focused on

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Our Partnership Council is growing! Meet our newest members. Welcome, Brittany and LaTasha! We are thrilled to introduce the newest members of our Partnership Council. The Mercy Housing Mountain Plains Partnership Council is made up of a dynamic group of supporters and community leaders who support the organization’s fundraising activities in Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska.

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Rose

Rose or as many people know her, Momma Rose, lives at Mercy Housing’s Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the past six years, Timbercreek has been a solid and stable home for Rose as she faced many personal challenges and tragedies. Cancer was one of those challenges. Several years ago, Rose was diagnosed with uterine

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Mother standing by front door with two children

Thanks to resident volunteers, the Neighbor-Up program is making a difference every day! Dawn has made Crestview Village in La Vista, Nebraska, home for 11 years and is now taking on a new role in her community as a Neighbor-Up leader! The Neighbor-Up program launched in late August in response to COVID-19 to help bring

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Denver City Councilman, Chris Herndon and his young son CJ.

Denver City Councilman, Chris Herndon, did not hesitate to step in and help support Mercy Housing residents at Bluff Lake Apartments. Over the holidays, he sponsored several families with holiday gift items and delivered them to Bluff Lake with his young son CJ. Additionally, knowing that many residents were facing a particularly hard time due

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Sylvia, resident at Page Commons senior community

Donors like you have made it possible for residents to get through this pandemic in a safe and affordable home. Sylvia is a resident who is grateful to have stability during profound economic uncertainty. Sylvia says, “I’ve taken COVID, and made some lemonade!” The youngest of six children, Sylvia grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Although

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Mercy Housing was awarded a substantial grant from Colorado Access which will aid in our health navigation initiatives

Have you heard the term ‘health navigation?’ You’re not alone if the answer is ‘no.’ Although our repertoire of health-related terms and definitions has certainly grown during COVID, health navigation is often not one covered in mainstream news. However, it plays a critical role in the work of many healthcare organizations and the Mercy Housing

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Ellis, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains resident shares his advice about quitting smoking.

Each new year brings the prospect of a fresh start. Many of us use this time as an opportunity to refocus, reset, and look for ways to improve ourselves both personally and professionally. As 2021 begins, many will embark on a journey toward tobacco independence with the goal to quit or reduce tobacco use. Ellis

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Patti (left) with her daughter in 2019.

With a grim prognosis from her doctor, Patti knew she needed to make a major life change. Having smoked cigarettes for the past 28 years, she was faced with a dire health crisis. Patti moved to Denver from Louisiana two years ago to be close to her daughter. While putting down roots in a new

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