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The community in Gilbert, Arizona goes a long way to support the senior residents living at our Page Commons property

The Town of Gilbert, through its nonprofit funding process, has supported Resident Services at Page Commons with annual grant funding since 2015. In addition to funding, they continue to connect Mercy Housing to resources in the community, local drives, and community volunteers. In 2017, members of the Mayor’s Council and the Department of Directors for

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Identity Theft and Scams: Know the Facts So You Don't Get Scammed

Con artists use a wide variety of tricks to steal and scam money from hard-working Americans every day. In fact, “every two seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity. In the last year alone, Americans lost $16 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft, and scams” (AARP). While anyone can be a target

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More Than The Roof

Vista Alegre in Glendale, AZ hosted this year’s More Than the Roof event on March 21. This open house provides an opportunity for new people, as well as current community partners, to visit and tour a Mercy Housing property. The event raises awareness about the many opportunities and resources available through our Resident Services programming

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Maria is a grandmother living alone for the first time in her life
Apr 17

Meet Maria

For many years, Maria worked in the fields to earn a living. After immigrating to the United States from Mexico in the mid-1990s, she put down roots in Arizona and continued working fields to provide for herself and her family. When the company she had been working for closed its doors in 2001, Maria decided

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Young Volunteers
Apr 03

Young Leaders

Volunteers are a central part of community life in Mercy Housing properties, helping tutor children, managing weekly food pantries, and assisting with social events, such as holiday parties. Interestingly, some of our most loyal volunteers are young residents who live in the communities that they serve. Flor Flor is a high school sophomore who volunteers

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Angela with her two children sit outside of Casa San Juan

Over 20 years ago, Mercy Housing built Casa San Juan and Villa Madera in Oxnard, California for agricultural workers employed by local farms. Raising kids in affordable homes has provided families and kids with dramatically different opportunities than their parents. Angela was nine-years-old when she moved into Casa San Juan with her parents and two

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After-school program at Crossroad Garden in Sacramento

When the school day is over, kids across our country experience radically different lives. Some children get to recharge with a snack, play a sport, and do homework at a school-based program or under the watchful eye of a family member. Other kids don’t have these options because their families lack food security, their parents

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When Mercy Housing hired its first CEO in 1981, Sister Mary Terese Tracy, there were few companies led by women in the United States. Over the past 35 years, three successive women presidents have grown Mercy Housing into one of the largest affordable housing developers in the country. This record of women’s leadership remains the

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On January 15, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Stefani joined with Mercy Housing residents to celebrate the rededication of 2698 California and JFK Towers in San Francisco. Renovation of these two affordable housing communities marked the completion of upgrades to all six properties that Mercy Housing and partners acquired in 2015 from the City of

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In December, the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCO) awarded Mercy Housing a new two-year grant to bring oral health services and resources onsite for Mercy Housing families at Bluff Lake Apartments in Stapleton and Holly Park Apartments in Commerce City. The mission of DDCO is to improve the well-being of all Coloradans by advancing

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