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Mercy Housing offers a rich variety of Resident Services for so many residents, and we often get the question, what are Resident Services? Providing four walls and a roof isn’t always enough, so we offer classes, speakers, and other educational resources that give residents the tools they need to succeed. Thankfully, we have inspiring donors

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Chair Yoga class at Countryside Senior Apartments

Staying active and socializing is important — for everyone — and especially for seniors! At Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Countryside Senior Apartments in Chicago, Illinois, residents have a Chair Yoga program, offering exercise and fun. Routine Chair Yoga classes have countless benefits for participants including improved balance, core, and most importantly, a way to come together

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Being a single mother isn’t easy, especially when you have to move with rising rents and low rental availability. Cortney has lived in Lincoln, Nebraska her entire life. After a divorce, she needed to find a home for her and her two kids, while getting adjusted to working again after years of being a stay-at-home

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Colorado often tops the charts as one of the ‘healthiest places to live’ in the U.S. With thousands of acres of untamed wilderness, miles of biking and hiking trails, and some of the best rapids in the lower 48, the state is a mecca for healthy living and a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. However, there

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Meet Britney — she may be new to Colorado, but she is no stranger at Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights in Denver where she is regularly greeted with big hugs and warm smiles by residents. Francis Heights is a 383-home senior apartment building that offers low-income residents a safe, accessible place to call home and Britney

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Six nursing students from the University of South Dakota graduated this past December after spending roughly 56 service hours at Mercy Housing’s Northern Heights property. Built in 1976, Northern Heights is a multifamily rental property in Rapid City, South Dakota with 96 efficiency and one-bedroom apartments. Students spent time at Northern Heights to learn how

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This year, over 470 families in California will be celebrating their very first holiday season in a brand new Mercy Housing community…

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Joe has lived and worked at Bluff Lake Apartments since the beginning. Six years ago, his first day on the job happened to be the day that he moved in as a resident as well. “Everyone knows me here — who I am and what I do — the kids like to call me Mr.

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Mercy Housing residents at Francis Peak View are feeling very grateful this year for the new partnership with Bountiful Food Pantry. This location is a 120-home, multifamily property located between the Great Salt Lake and the foothills of the Wasatch Range. While beautiful scenery is abundant in this part of the country, for many Mercy

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It’s time to cook! Teens at Crestview Village are learning how to prepare meals during Teen Time. Teen Time is offered to the teenage residents of Crestview in La Vista, Nebraska, through the after-school program center. It focuses on giving teens a safe place where they can have fun, collaborate with others, and learn healthy

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