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DENVER, CO – Mercy Housing Inc. is pleased to announce Shelly Marquez as the new president of the Mountain Plains region. Marquez will lead the region’s operations, including real estate development, fundraising and resident services in the region. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is an affiliate of Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit, and

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When the pandemic put a pause on chair yoga, Brenda changed course and used her love for reading to help residents at Page Commons in Gilbert, Arizona, in another meaningful way! Before COVID, Brenda taught adaptive chair yoga to senior residents at Page Commons. The group met once a week in the library, as they

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A photo of two women volunteers smiling at the camera while volunteering at a food pantry

Over the past several years, the demand for food services has increased dramatically as so many people face uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. To help combat this need, Mercy Housing provides free, onsite food pantries to offer seniors, families, and people with special needs basic living essentials. This vital resource helps

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Thanks to all our amazing volunteers – Mercy Housing Colorado’s Volunteer Week was a great success! We gathered with over 50 volunteers who shared their time and talents with us during 17 different volunteering activities. Last week, our community came together to help bring mercy and hope to those in need. We saw firsthand what

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April is Financial Literacy Month Finances. Yep. It’s that word that is known to make some people cringe the minute they hear it. April is a particularly popular month when it comes to finances. Not only is it tax month, but it is also “Financial Literacy Month.” According to a recent study by LendingTree.com, 64%

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rendering of 8315 East Colfax

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Barefoot PR /@barefootpr.com The Groundbreaking Celebrates and Demonstrates How Cities, Counties and Communities Can Work Together to Serve Families in Denver DENVER (April 7, 2022) – Today, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains, Mile High United Way, the City and County of Denver, and others celebrated the groundbreaking of The Rose on

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Hello and welcome! Following many challenging months, one thing has remained constant – people’s resiliency to move forward, adapt, and be there for one another. Thank you for helping make 2021 a success. We could not have gotten through the year without the support and dedication of people like you. Here are just a few

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rendering of 8315 East Colfax

It is official! Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) is excited to announce that construction is underway at our newest development property on the corner of East Colfax and Valentia Street in Denver, Colorado. The 82-apartment affordable housing community, with a ground floor early childhood education center, began construction in early January. The Rose on Colfax

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Resident Voices offers residents a platform to share their voice with the greater community. We applaud all those who have the interest to share their thoughts with us! Vista Alegre is a senior property located in Glendale, Arizona. The 60-unit community offers a variety of Resident Services programming that supports residents to live their full

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Affordable housing might be a trendy buzz phrase, but it has been the mission of Mercy Housing for the past 40 years. While we are constantly adapting to a changing landscape of needs within our community, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to providing safe, affordable housing with resident-focused programming from the beginning. To

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