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City, private, and nonprofit foundations collaborated to support families with affordable housing and to stem neighborhood gentrification DENVER—Mercy Housing, Inc., a leading national affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver that every day serves tens of thousands of people across the U.S. with low incomes, Mile High United Way and Mile High Early Learning announced today

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Arizona-Residents

Mercy Housing Mountain Plains has been awarded a 2023 Mercy C.A.R.E.S. Community Reinvestment Grant for $308,200. The grant will fund a new, full-time Health Navigator who will bring additional health education and healthcare access to 650 senior residents across 13 Mercy Housing Mountain Plains communities over three years. The Health Navigator addresses barriers to care

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Residents of Grace Apartments in class

Bringing financial education to Mercy Housing Mountain Plains communities isn’t just for adults. From developing a business idea to marketing and selling a real product, 26 kids from Utah and Colorado are learning all about becoming entrepreneurs in YouthBiz. The program from Young Americans Bank teaches youth about entrepreneurship and economic prosperity through hands-on programs

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10/27/2023

Making GAINs

Providing a path to affordable housing is just one step in the process of building a stable life. Oftentimes, those who find a home with Mercy Housing have lived under incredibly difficult circumstances that continue to impact their lives even after they finally find a place to call home. Because of this, Mercy Housing provides

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Tory Schulman on stage with Jenalee and daughters

We could not be more grateful for our community of Mercy Housing Mountain Plains supporters who joined us at The Ritz-Carlton in Denver on September 21st for the Power of Home. Together, we raised nearly $400,000, making it our most successful Power of Home to date! All funds will go directly to supporting the essential

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Mercy Housing – Colorado – Denver Police Department For the past year, The Denver Police Department (DPD) has been a partner in our Sister Lillian Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP) at Grace Apartments and Holly Park Apartments in Denver. The Sister Lillian YAP provides students with the guidance, structure, and effective feedback necessary to realize success.

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Friends attend Skills Trade Workshop

Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) and Swinerton, a national construction company, recently teamed up for a Technical Construction Skills Trade Fair in Denver, where over 20 youth residents learned about the construction industry. Held at Swinerton’s Denver warehouse, students in grades six and up learned about the construction industry with the help of the Construction Education Foundation

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Combining Hands-On Skills Demonstrations with Information About Careers in the Construction Industry DENVER, CO – Over 20 Mercy Housing Mountain Plains youth joined Swinerton employees on Thursday, July 27 for a technical construction skills fair, where representatives from the Construction Education Foundation and Swinerton’s apprenticeship program educated participants on career paths, benefits, and opportunities in

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Did you know that only 57% of U.S. adults are financially literate (according to a recent survey conducted by Standards & Poor’s)? It is easy to become overwhelmed when talking about finances in general. From banking to saving to managing debt and building credit, conversations around money cover a lot of topics. Financial Literacy is

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains has been selected to participate in Enterprise Community Partners’ Preservation Next Academy Cohort in Colorado. The Cohort includes developers, housing providers, and community land trusts working to preserve long-term affordability in small- and medium-size multifamily properties in Colorado. MHMP is excited to be one of only eight organizations selected to participate

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