In The News

Thank-uary

We are so excited to ring in 2021 with you and for the prospect of sharing a fresh start and new beginnings! Before we look forward, however, we want to take a moment to reflect on the past year. So many of us were forced to navigate through unexpected challenges and hardships, as individuals, in

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  December 1, 2020 Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Clare Gardens and Grace Apartments—Mercy Housing communities—have been re-syndicated, preserving 181 homes for generations to come. DENVER— The economic fallout from the pandemic continues to strain people’s ability to afford housing, especially those living with low incomes. While residential real

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“I just imagine a world where everybody gets treated with respect, dignity, and feel like they are worth something in this world.” – Seeta

Seeta was just six years old when she arrived in the United States on September 15, 2005, with her mother, brother, and two sisters. The details leading up to their arrival are a little blurry for her. They left the Ivory Coast amidst a civil war, and things happened very fast. Seeta’s father fled their

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Making Your Voice Heard

Mercy Housing set a goal to register “2,020 in 2020” — a campaign aimed to register 2,020 Mercy Housing residents across the country to vote. With the November elections right around the corner, we’ve already surpassed our goal! Voting is essential to our democracy, and voter registration is the first step. As with so many

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Sylvia, resident at Page Commons senior community
Oct 22

Family Bonds

“I’ve taken COVID and made some lemonade!” This has been Sylvia’s motto at Page Commons senior community in Gilbert, Arizona, as of late. This lively senior has not let COVID slow her pace or dampen her spirits. Instead, she looks for the good in everything and finds ways to stay active and healthy through these

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Colleen Scanlon

Resident Services programming is at the heart of Mercy Housing’s mission. These programs offer resources to meet each residents’ specific needs and support them in achieving their goals. We have financial education, job assistance, online education, social isolation reduction programs for seniors, and health and wellness classes. Mercy Housing is able to provide these programs

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Live in Hope

August has been a busy month for Mercy Housing Mountain Plains! This month, we hosted Live in Hope Midwest, a live virtual event that helped raise awareness and support for Resident Services programming and the Resident Relief Fund across our Midwest states. The event included a 45-minute live program featuring a Q&A with Mercy Housing’s

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Sister Elizabeth and Sister Gloria

Recycle. Reduce. Reuse. These three words have been a focal point in the lives of Sister Elizabeth and Sister Gloria, of the Sacred Heart Province of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity in Denver, CO, for decades. Over the years, these Sisters have used their platform to help educate the community

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Fishing is about fun, family, and feeling like you belong. Last year, Mercy Housing’s Fishing for Hip Hop event helped resident families explore a lake in Denver to do just that, feel welcome throughout their community. They learned to fish, received free rods and reels, and got to know a natural area that they hadn’t

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Recently, we received a note of gratitude from a resident that touched our hearts, and keeps us steadfast in supporting Mercy Housing residents. “Me and my son would like to thank you for helping us with our rent during this pandemic. We have no family in Colorado. It’s just me and my son. Thank you

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