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Bluff Lake Residents Bunk with the Beasts

Youth from Mercy Housing’s Bluff Lake Apartments in Denver had the chance to find out recently what it was like to sleep with lions and tigers during Bunk with the Beasts at the Denver Zoo. The educational program is open to school, scout, and community groups for an overnight zoo experience they will never forget.

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In cities across the United States, thousands of kids start their academic year without the proper school supplies. Not having the right tools to learn and grow their skills can put these kiddos at a disadvantage and have a huge impact on their social-emotional health. With the support of many of Mercy Housing’s community partners

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155 income-restricted rental units to be developed at two separate sites along future Bus Rapid Transit corridor Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) has selected two nonprofit development partners that combined are projected to build 155 income-restricted rental units on the East Colfax corridor. The selection results from a request for proposals, issued in late

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Mountain Plains EPIC Scholarship Winner: Ashley

At the young age of 16 and after months of struggling, Ashley was diagnosed with endometriosis by a local physician in her hometown of Kaysville, Utah. Although prescription medication helped Ashley manage the painful symptoms of the disorder, after just a couple years of treatment she had become addicted to her medication. Dependent on a

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An important aspect of Mercy Loan Fund’s business as a national lender is the relationships it builds with national developers of affordable housing.  One such organization, Wishrock, first came to Mercy Loan Fund in 2015…

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For many families who immigrate to the United States, the road to citizenship can be a long and arduous process. This is the case for many of the residents at Grace Apartments in Denver, Colorado where the population…

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Two years ago, Maria moved to Colorado with her husband and began working for Mercy Housing as the Assistant Manager at Francis Heights…

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Last year with funding from Capital One, Mercy Housing implemented a pilot project in Denver using Ready, Set, Bank — a free curriculum that helps seniors feel comfortable using online banking tools to better manage their financial resources. More and more people are banking online, yet less than 20% of seniors take advantage of online

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The knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary to make sound financial decisions based on one’s current circumstances can be challenging for anyone. For a family or senior living on a very limited income, financial management can be incredibly daunting knowing how little room there is for error. One wrong decision can have catastrophic consequences, even landing

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is excited to start its second year of a youth program at five family properties in the metro Denver area. The Adolescents 4 Health and Prevention (A4HP) Program is funded by the Tony Grampsas Youth Services Program. This curriculum-based program is designed to provide education for youth up to age 24,

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