In The News

Today we celebrate Earth Day and are reminded that collectively, we must all do our part to protect the environment, starting with the communities in which we live. Most recently, Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) has partnered with University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance to develop an innovative program for environmental sustainability

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In 2017, Allison Langholff and Kiran Singh stepped up to lead volunteer efforts at their company CBRE. Since taking on this role, these leading ladies have been able to implement a creative approach to increasing participation from their group. Banking on the competitive nature of their colleagues, they decided to make the Back-to-School efforts a

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Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer among women? At our Mercy Housing Northwest communities, 63% of the residents we serve are women. Heart disease also disproportionately affects people of color, a very critical population that we serve. In honor of Heart Health month in February, many of our residents across Washington

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Last month, Mercy Housing Northwest rallied alongside 600 housing advocates at the Capitol in Olympia to fight for affordable housing for all. As one of the sponsoring organizations of this annual Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day hosted by Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA), MHNW stood united with the providers, formerly homeless individuals and other

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Celebrate Today is both International Women’s Day (IWD) and the beginning of National Catholic Sister’s Week (NCSW). You don’t need to be Catholic or a Sister to honor NCSW. Mercy Housing wouldn’t exist, had it not been for a small group of dedicated Sisters who decided to bring positive social change to affordable housing. They

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Earlier this fall, MHNW welcomed residents to the newly opened Eleanor Apartments in Bellingham, Washington. Eighty senior residents have a new place to call home! Some were formerly homeless, making a home in their cars and even in the woods. Today, these seniors have a warm and safe place where they are able to build community.

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On October 13, nearly 600 supporters joined us for an inspiring morning at the Power of Home Breakfast! We are excited to report that this year’s event was the most successful one to date, generating a whopping $280,000 (and counting)! The money raised — 22% more than last year — will fund program services and continue our work

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During a live morning press conference held on Wednesday, April 26th at Mercy Othello Plaza Apartments, an exciting public-private partnership was revealed between the City of Seattle, philanthropist Paul G. Allen and Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW). MHNW is thrilled to announce that we will be developing a housing and family service center to serve homeless families with children in the

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Community Health Promoter Kedija Hashim (R) trains Lichi and Selamawit, two resident leaders from Windsor Heights, on event planning.

Soon after Mercy Housing Northwest began providing Community Health Worker (CHW) services at seven properties in Seattle and South King County in 2014 they noticed an exciting trend. A number of participants in the health and wellness programs were encouraged to attend by emerging ‘resident leaders.’ These resident leaders are trusted voices in their communities

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The heart tree created by Bellingham senior residents.

On February 3rd, MHNW celebrated National Wear Red Day in support of women’s heart health. Each year, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement advocates for more research, awareness, and action for women’s heart health. One in three women die from heart disease annually – it is the number one killer of women.

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