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When Mercy Housing hired its first CEO in 1981, Sister Mary Terese Tracy, there were few companies led by women in the United States. Over the past 35 years, three successive women presidents have grown Mercy Housing into one of the largest affordable housing developers in the country. This record of women’s leadership remains the

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On January 15, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Stefani joined with Mercy Housing residents to celebrate the rededication of 2698 California and JFK Towers in San Francisco. Renovation of these two affordable housing communities marked the completion of upgrades to all six properties that Mercy Housing acquired in 2015 from the City of San Francisco

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In December, the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCO) awarded Mercy Housing a new two-year grant to bring oral health services and resources onsite for Mercy Housing families at Bluff Lake Apartments in Stapleton and Holly Park Apartments in Commerce City. The mission of DDCO is to improve the well-being of all Coloradans by advancing

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Denver Serve is a nonprofit that has been supporting organizations and individuals in need since 2017. Created for professional women who have a passion for giving back to their community, this network allows them to do just that while building relationships with each other. Members aim to build community, support local nonprofits, and share their

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More Services, More Hope

Mercy Housing offers a rich variety of Resident Services for so many residents, and we often get the question, what are Resident Services? Providing four walls and a roof isn’t always enough, so we offer classes, speakers, and other educational resources that give residents the tools they need to succeed. Thankfully, we have inspiring donors

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Chair Yoga class at Countryside Senior Apartments

Staying active and socializing is important — for everyone — and especially for seniors! At Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Countryside Senior Apartments in Chicago, Illinois, residents have a Chair Yoga program, offering exercise and fun. Routine Chair Yoga classes have countless benefits for participants including improved balance, core, and most importantly, a way to come together

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Janice Ramos Tingley, the author and illustrator of the book “Nolan’s Dream,” made a special visit to Mercy Housing’s Colonia San Martin community in Sacramento, California. She shared words of inspiration and read her book to young residents at a birthday celebration. Janice also brought copies of her book for the children to keep. Her

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Villa Maria

WJ planned his move to Mercy Housing’s Villa Maria Homes, a beautiful community of senior homes in Westminster, Colorado. He was nervous, worrying about every possible outcome — this was a big first for him. He had experienced an extended period of homelessness and had been living in a long-term shelter, but he had to

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Happy Spring! I’m grateful for you and all Mercy Housing supporters that make our work possible, providing much needed affordable homes and services. I want to share with you some of our updates from around the country from the past few months! It’s already been an exciting year: we’ve had authors share their books with

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As Mercy Housing celebrates National Catholic Sisters Week and Women’s History Month, it’s essential that we look to the roots of our founding and consider the women that have guided Mercy Housing to where it is today, a leader in affordable housing. Creating stable homes and innovative resident services for people in need is no

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