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Food insecurity is not knowing where your next meal will come from or not having the financial resources to provide adequate food for your family. The prevalence of food insecurity is widely spread throughout the U.S., and according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), it affects almost 12% of the nation’s population. While

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When the school day is over, kids across our country experience radically different lives.  Some children get to recharge with a snack, then play a sport, or do homework with the support of family or at a local Boys and Girls Clubs.  Others do not, because family members are working and in too many communities

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For many families who immigrate to the United States, the road to citizenship can be a long and arduous process. This is the case for many of the residents at Grace Apartments in Denver, Colorado where the population…

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Mercy Park and Mercy Care have partnered to provide Chamblee, Georgia’s low-income residents with affordable housing and healthcare opportunities. Both are members…

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Johnnie Dickerson credits Mercy Housing for saving his life. Literally. Johnnie is a retired 72-year old who resides at Mercy Housing’s The Atrium at Collegetown in Atlanta. Every Monday, Dr. Ayanna Buckner from Morehouse School of Medicine stops by Johnnie’s home for a check-up. On one particular cold, December Monday, Dr. Buckner noted something of

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Aug 30

Meet Kelaija

When Kelaija joined our youth empowerment program as a high school freshman, she was distant and depressed with abysmal school attendance and failing grades. As she grew to trust our staff, including the Resident Services Manager Ashlei, she shared that several family members struggled with addiction and that she was missing school to protect her

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Meet Scott — a volunteer making a direct impact on the lives of our residents! A long-time volunteer at Mercy Housing, Scott received his GED and graduated from a culinary program at Red Rocks Community College. For the past 19 years, he has worked in the financial services field. Close to five years ago, Scott

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Wanda has become a household name at Mercy Othello Plaza. Since moving in last year, Wanda hasn’t wasted any time making friends with her new neighbors and was able to quickly form a close-knit community.

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This month, the Mercy Housing National office hosted an Earth Day drawing contest that was open to residents from all regions across the country. Residents were asked to create a picture of what Earth Day means to them. Here are just a few of the drawings we’d like to share from our many talented artists

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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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