In The News

Purpose-filled Quest to The Northwest

Mercy Housing Northwest’s five founding communities have a long, rich legacy in the Northwest. In most cases, the communities themselves had to find their way to the Northwest and to the housing ministry. Adrian Dominican Sisters Traces roots back to 1233 in Germany Came to Aberdeen, WA in 1890 to set up a hospital for

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Intercommunity Conference on Housing
Mar 25

A Bold Start

Many of the Sisters in the region had existing relationships because they attended the College of Sister Formation together. So when they arrived at the Intercommunity Conference on Housing in 1990, seeing the devastation that rising homelessness was doing to families at that time, their main question was: What can we do together about this?

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Mother and daughter at Mercy Othello Plaza

Thirty years ago, Mercy Housing Northwest’s founding communities in Washington State asked themselves, “Who is being stamped insignificant in our society? What can we do about it?” We focused on the increasing numbers of families with children who were homeless and their needs for affordable housing with services, including daycare, healthcare, education, job training, and

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We hope you are healthy and safe during this challenging time. Many of you have inquired about what is happening at Mercy Housing and how you can help. Updates We are focused on the health and safety of staff and residents. In accordance with the direction of local governments and the Centers for Disease Control,

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Mercy Housing

There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and it can feel overwhelming. We are committed to supporting communities, residents, and employees’ health with the goal of doing our part to slow the spread of the virus. Conditions continue to evolve quickly so maintaining current, accurate information is essential. As of today, we

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Oddfellow Canvas Painting

Volunteers play a critical role in supporting the mission of Mercy Housing. And, we love to share all the amazing stories about individuals and organizations that volunteer their time with us! One special group of volunteers has been really helpful for residents in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Rushmore Oddfellows may have a funny-sounding name,

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8315 E. Colfax Rendering

Last fall, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) announced an exciting new community in Denver’s East Colfax neighborhood. The development comes at a time when Denver is experiencing rapid growth, leaving many families struggling to thrive in the city they call home. This historic area of East Colfax has been particularly underserved, and supporting the community

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light rail with blue sky and clouds

Mercy Community Capital is making housing more accessible for people with low incomes. They’re investing $1.25M in the Denver Regional TOD Fund — extending this essential program another five years! The Denver Regional TOD Fund has accelerated new development near public transit stops including 1,450 affordable homes, a new public library, and more than 100,000 square

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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 collaborated with Salesforce in San Francisco to offer program enrichment for youth to do just that because learning doesn’t end after the last school bell rings. For so many hardworking parents, it can be tricky to find

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Volunteers and residents enjoyed this joyous holiday together

For many Mission Creek Senior Community residents in San Francisco, the Autumn Moon Festival, a popular holiday celebrated throughout East Asia, brings a sense of belonging and thanks. Though it’s a cherished holiday for many Asian households, residents hadn’t had the chance to celebrate together with the entire Mission Creek community. Mercy Housing values community

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