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Magnuson Park Food Pantry Volunteers

In Spring of 2019, Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) opened the doors to our newest community, Mercy Magnuson Place, providing 148 affordable homes on the Magnuson Park campus. The building offers an onsite health clinic, childcare center, and resident services programming – all critical to residents’ success and stability. However, MHNW knew that Magnuson Park was

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A group of residents using the headset translation devices.

This past year opened the door for new and innovative program services for residents at Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) communities. One such program that was introduced in early 2019 is the Language Liaison Program. In response to an organization-wide effort to ensure our affordable housing work addresses racial inequity, the Resident Services staff launched the

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Seniors at Page Commons Get Adopted

Mercy Housing seniors at Page Commons in Arizona gained new friendships over the holidays. For the past 11 years, the Gilbert Chamber Foundation has helped coordinate a special holiday program that helps fulfill wish lists from low-income seniors. The Adopt-A-Senior program has continued to grow each year and offers the local community a chance to

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Kforce volunteers at Grace Apartments

Kforce is a key Mercy Housing supporter, not only during the holiday season but throughout the year. A national staffing agency with offices across the U.S., Kforce is a large corporation with a big presence. At the root of their business are core values that show their commitment to the local communities in which they

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains 2019 Holiday Parties

Our hearts are full, from the generous outpouring of support we received over the 2019 holiday season! Because of the amazing support from community partners, local businesses and so many individuals, Mercy Housing residents are feeling very thankful. With toys, household goods, winter clothing items, 600 laundry detergent pods and much, much more, they truly

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3 Ways Public Transit Can Reduce Poverty

Transportation matters — especially when you’re struggling to make ends meet. Getting to work or receiving proper healthcare is easier with good public transportation like buses, subways, and light-rails. Plus, it can be cheaper than a car. Communities should continue to discover more ways to make safe, affordable public transit possible for people with low

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Poverty affects more people in the U.S. than some might think. When people can’t get regular meals or healthy food it hurts their lives in so many ways. Here are three tough decisions that people experiencing poverty have to make daily. 1. Medicine or Food The average U.S. citizen spends roughly $100 a month on

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  January 9, 2020 Contact:    Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org Mercy Community Capital is a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), and they’ve changed their name, but the mission remains—to work nationally with socially responsible affordable housing and community developers, providing innovative financing arrangements for creditworthy projects where conventional financing

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Mercy Loan Fund has changed its name to  Mercy Community Capital (MCC) Why the Name Change? The name change reflects Mercy Community Capital’s (MCC) expanding business activities and the larger focus of providing catalytic capital where dollars make affordable housing deals possible. The name is being updated in concert with our new 2020-2024 Business Plan

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Tonight, on the first night of winter, please remember those who suffer because they have no home.
Dec 21

Sleep Where?

It’s horrible for a person to sleep in a place as cold as a refrigerator, but around half a million people in the U.S. are doing that tonight and it’s not by choice. It’s Longest Night of The Year December 21 is the longest night of the year and according to the National Centers for

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