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Meet a Mercy Housing Resident: Erika
When Erika left an abusive partner, she and her two small children struggled to find a place to live. Read her story below. I’m a native San Franciscan; I grew up in the Mission district. I have two children: an eight-year-old, Nelson, and a five-year-old, Ghael. Up until a couple years ago, I had a … Continue reading
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:44:17 AM

Sixteen Inch Society’s Annual Ball Game Raises $16K for Mercy Housing Lakefront
Last month, the Sixteen Inch Society, a philanthropic organization in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, hosted a game of sixteen-inch softball and raised $16,000 for Mercy Housing Lakefront! More than 60 people came together to make new friends, play some ball, and learn about the work of the affordable housing nonprofit. One hundred percent of the generous donation … Continue reading
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:40:32 AM

Janus Henderson Investors and Wish for Wheels Team Up to Bring Bikes to Mercy Housing Kids
More than 80 kids who call Mercy Housing home now have bikes, thanks to the efforts of two Denver-based organizations! On Friday, June 30, Janus Henderson Investors, a leading global active asset manager, and Wish for Wheels, a nonprofit that gives bikes to kids from low-income families, teamed up to build 80 bikes and deliver … Continue reading
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 12:36:00 PM

Atlanta BeltLine pushing ahead on affordable housing as prices soar
The Atlanta BeltLine, one of the city’s hottest properties and increasingly home to housing costing half a million and up, is pushing hard to get hundreds of affordable housing units opened or in the pipeline in the coming months. The stretch of trails and greenspace that will eventually make up the 22-mile loop inside the … Continue reading
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 9:24:42 AM

Health & Housing: Thought Leaders Convene on the Future of Community Partnerships
By Doug Shoemaker of Mercy Housing & Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan of the Low Income Investment Fund Social determinants – such as economic stability, the physical environment and social support systems – play a larger role in determining a person’s health outcomes than his or her genes or biology. This has led to both healthcare organizations and community … Continue reading
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:28:16 AM

Mercy Housing Announces Partnership With Partnership for a Healthier America
Today, Mercy Housing announced a new partnership with Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), an organization dedicated to solving the childhood obesity crisis. In partnering with PHA, Mercy Housing, the largest nonprofit provider of affordable housing in the country, committed to employ active design strategies at 80 percent of its affordable housing communities. Active design … Continue reading
Friday, May 12, 2017 10:03:43 AM

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