In The News

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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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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Janice Ramos Tingley, the author and illustrator of the book “Nolan’s Dream,” made a special visit to Mercy Housing’s Colonia San Martin community in Sacramento, California. She shared words of inspiration and read her book to young residents at a birthday celebration. Janice also brought copies of her book for the children to keep. Her

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Villa Maria

WJ planned his move to Mercy Housing’s Villa Maria Homes, a beautiful community of senior homes in Westminster, Colorado. He was nervous, worrying about every possible outcome — this was a big first for him. He had experienced an extended period of homelessness and had been living in a long-term shelter, but he had to

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Renee and her daughters at Seahawks game

Mercy Housing Northwest was proud to partner with the Seattle Seahawks and Vulcan Inc. for the December 2018 Home Field Advantage Campaign! Thanks to a $20K match from the Seattle Seahawks, the campaign raised nearly $52K towards creating a Family Resource Center in Seattle that will provide a safe and convenient place for parents and

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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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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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