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Mercy Loan Fund partners with Chesapeake Community Advisors and Trinity Village Non‐Profit Housing Corp. to Preserve Affordable Housing for Seniors in Waterloo, Iowa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/22/2017 Contact: Amelia Laing Content Manager 303-830-3432 Waterloo, Iowa—Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) today announced that it has provided a loan to Chesapeake Community Advisors (CCA) and Trinity Village Non Profit Housing Corp. (Trinity) for the acquisition of Cedar River Tower, an 85-home community for … Continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:08:38 AM

Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Nebraska Offers Free Tax Preparation
Tax season is notorious for the stress it causes. But residents of Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Neb. and other Omahans can rest easy knowing that they can get their taxes prepared at Timbercreek Apartments for free. Timbercreek Apartments has partnered with the Omaha Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition to offer this free tax preparation. … Continue reading
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:33:34 AM

Resource Fair Connects Residents to Local Opportunity
  Last month, more than 20 residents gathered in Holly Park’s community room to take advantage of the opportunities offered during a resource fair. Holly Park in Commerce City, Colorado, is home to more than 160 families with low incomes who are working toward a better life for themselves. During the fair, community partners offered … Continue reading
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:51:25 PM

Meet the gym owner who volunteered his time to help seniors in his community
We are consistently delighted by the many different talents that volunteers bring to Mercy Housing communities. Coe Kirby, for instance, uses his special expertise as a certified senior trainer to help residents living at Page Commons in Phoenix, Arizona. For more than a year, Coe has been coming to Page Commons to lead group exercises designed … Continue reading
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:31:04 PM

Mercy Housing residents fold more than 1,000 cranes
  When the seniors living at Clare of Assisi (in Westminster, Colorado) heard that their community was going to be transferred from Franciscan Ministries to Mercy Housing, a resident suggested that they begin folding origami paper cranes. Why? Because of a Japanese legend that says that if you fold 1,000 origami paper cranes, any wish … Continue reading
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:59:53 PM

Go Red for Heart Health!
On February 3rd, MHNW celebrated National Wear Red Day in support of women’s heart health. Each year, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement advocates for more research, awareness, and action for women’s heart health. One in three women die from heart disease annually – it is the number one killer of women. … Continue reading
Thursday, February 09, 2017 4:15:01 PM

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