Power of Home 2022 | Mercy Housing Northwest | Housing is Healthcare

October 11, 2022

11:30 am – 1 pm

Campion Ballroom at Seattle University
914  E Jefferson St.
Seattle, WA 98122

Doors open at 11 am; Program begins at Noon. Plated lunch will be provided.

There is no cost to attend the Power of Home luncheon. We encourage attendees to consider a gift of $300 or more. 100% of all donations will support our Resident Services program.

Registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending Power of Home, please send an email to Su Pham at spham@mercyhousing.org

Join us for our 2022 Power of Home Fundraiser presented by WALSH Construction Co.!

You are invited to attend a high-impact, in-person luncheon event featuring guest speaker Professor Josephine Ensign, author of Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City. Our theme this year is Housing is Healthcare. A safe, stable home is the foundation to health and healing for people and communities.

Hear stories of the healing power of home. Learn about and celebrate Mercy Housing Northwest’s 30-year effort to preserve and expand affordable housing for families and older adults across the Northwest. Be inspired and motivated to support our work to deliver high-quality, service enriched housing centered on our core values of respect, justice, and mercy.

Questions? Contact the Mercy Housing Northwest team at MHNWEvents@mercyhousing.org or 206.838.5700 with questions, or for help registering, including paying by check.


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Josephine Ensign headshotAbout Professor Ensign

Josephine Ensign is a professor of nursing at the University of Washington in Seattle.She teaches public health, health policy, and health humanities. She has been a nurse for forty years and has the lived experience of homelessness as a young adult. Her scholarship and practice as a nurse practitioner focus on trauma-informed care and health inequities for people marginalized by poverty and homelessness. Ensign is the author of Catching Homelessness: A Nurse’s Story of Falling Through the Safety Net, Soul Stories: Voices from the Margins, and most recently, Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City from Johns Hopkins University Press.

Map from Murphy Garage to Campion BallroomTraveling to the Event

We encourage attendees to use public transit: Plan your trip here.

Campion Ballroom is located at 914 E Jefferson St., Seattle, WA 98122

If you are driving, parking is available at Murphy Garage, Seattle University, 1001 11th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

From Murphy Garage, head southwest toward Campion Tower/Ballroom to the north entrance.

Thank you to our sponsors

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A Special Thank You to Our National Co-Sponsors