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Rendering of Barkley Village

Collaborative Partnerships Create a Culture of Progressive Education Written by: Joe Thompson President, MHNW Sterling Meadows Apartments in Bellingham has been a huge success, with its highly impactful student-focused early learning educational program. Youth who have attended our out-of-school time programs at Sterling Meadows have attained on-time graduation rates which outpace those of the wealthiest

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VANCOUVER, WA – Today, Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth celebrated the groundbreaking of Mercy-PeaceHealth Family Housing, an affordable housing community comprised of 69 apartment homes in Vancouver. This collaborative development between Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth will help address the critical need for affordable, family-sized housing, with most homes dedicated to two and three-bedroom apartments.

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Authored by: Joe Thompson Mercy Housing Northwest President  At Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), affordable housing is a platform for positive transformation, especially for our youth. Bellingham’s Sterling Meadows Apartments is a shining example. Over the last decade-and-a-half, youth who have attended our out-of-school time programs at Sterling Meadows Apartments have attained on-time graduation rates which outpace

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 13, 2021 Whatcom County, WA – The Port of Bellingham has approved an option to sell 3.3 acres of property on Bellingham’s downtown waterfront to Mercy Housing Northwest and The Millworks LLC to develop an affordable workforce and family housing project and local food campus.  The option lasts until December

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Senator Rosa Franklin

“Community” has been the theme threaded throughout Rosa Franklin’s life. From her humble beginning as the youngest of 12 children raised in a small South Carolina town, to becoming the first ever African American woman elected to a seat in the Washington State Senate, Franklin has been a tireless champion of improving the community around

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Exterior Photo of Gardner House

Gardner House and Allen Family Center in Seattle, WA, have officially been open one year and this is an accomplishment worth celebrating! Creating this first-of-its-kind supportive housing and community center was a monumental accomplishment for Seattle. Today, families that have formerly experienced homelessness now have a stable place to call home — families like Luvissa’s.

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The two organizations continue their long-term partnership to end cycles of poverty through housing and education in the Pacific Northwest. SEATTLE — A leading affordable housing nonprofit, Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), and the Dominican Sisters of Adrian have partnered once again to meet the historic need for educational opportunities for families earning low incomes. This

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Residents with heart art displays at Lincoln Way

February is Heart Health Month, and at our communities across the Northwest region, our Resident Services team came up with creative activities to keep MHNW residents informed about ways to maintain a healthy and happy heart. At our Lincoln Way community in Lynnwood, youth residents learned all about physical and emotional heart health in a

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Outdoor virtual dance class at Gardner House

Virtual Creative Dance class has been in session at Mercy Housing Northwest’s Gardner House community in south Seattle. This weekly program began in August of last year and is led by Zoë, the Youth Initiatives & School Liaison at Gardner House. It’s been quite a success, expanding to four additional MHNW communities across Washington. Zoë connected with

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Rendering of building with text We Broke Ground! MLK Senior Housing Opening Fall 2021

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we are thrilled to celebrate the groundbreaking of MLK Senior Housing, our newest affordable housing development in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma, WA. Join us in celebration by watching our groundbreaking video: About MLK Senior Housing The development offers 60 affordable apartments for seniors, with onsite community

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