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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Feb. 24, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Guerrero selected for his extensive experience and visionary leadership in affordable housing DENVER — Mercy Housing, Inc., the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit headquartered in Denver, has named Ismael Guerrero as its new President and CEO. He will officially assume

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A warm cooked meal feeds the appetite and so much more for seniors at Holly Park.

Since 1986, the Senior Hub has been providing services in Adams County, Colorado, to help older adults maintain their health and independence as they age. They offer a wide range of services including Meals on Wheels, adult daycare, food pantry, and Senior Tech that all help meet a variety of needs. Last October, the Senior

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“Gradually, I got to feel like this is my family, this is where I belong, and I don’t want to live anywhere else. I want to stay here forever,” said Mary.

Upon meeting Mary, you find a warm and welcoming soul. Her big smile shines bright and her kind eyes instantly make you feel comfortable. It’s hard to imagine that just a few years ago, Mary lived day-to-day in paralyzing fear for her life. Looking back, Mary can see a pattern of being drawn toward abusive

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LaVonya

The Fair Housing Act matters! In honor of Black History month, we wanted to reflect on the importance of the Fair Housing Act. It has been instrumental in helping communities to be more vibrant, healthy, and diverse. Without it, Mercy Housing might not be in business. Our work isn’t done, but laws like these help

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With this being my final year as Mercy Housing’s President & CEO, I wanted to thank all of our supporters, volunteers, donors, staff, and most importantly residents for everything. My career has been an incredible journey. I have so many fond memories, from seeing families turn the key to a new home, to witnessing the

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Career Fair

Thanks to donor and community support, students living at Marian Park participated in the Youth to Career Fair, an educational fair put on in partnership with the greater Wheaton, IL community. This program offered Mercy Housing residents valuable information about discovering meaningful career paths. Our Resident Services staff partnered with our onsite Out-of-School Time program

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Your support helps Mercy Housing residents to not only have homes but tackle food insecurity as well. By donating meals and food for pantries, people who may have once struggled with hunger are now full every night. Over the holidays, so many pantries were filled by generous donations of food and goods. Potlucks and other

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: February 3, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org With the nation’s older adult population growing at a historic rate, a leading affordable housing nonprofit, Mercy Housing has strengthened its essential older adult-health programming in the Southwest thanks to Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s $170,000 grant. PHOENIX — Low-income

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3 Ways Homes Affect Health

A stable affordable home is what the doctor ordered … no really. There’s a growing body of research proving that affordable housing with services supports people’s health. Here are just a few of the trends we’re seeing: 1. Can Reduce Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, and Arthritis No, simply moving into affordable housing doesn’t magically make people

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As a fellow innovative, Salesforce partnered with us for a STEM Maker Faire.

Residents are always looking for innovative ways for their kids to do even better in school. Mercy Housing collaborates to offer program enrichment for youth to do just that, because kids’ learning shouldn’t stop after that last bell rings, and that’s where Mercy Housing’s partners can get involved. For so many hardworking parents, it can

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