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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett

We thank all of the supporters that came together for our historic 2019 Live in Hope celebration in Milwaukee honoring St. Catherine Residence’s 125th anniversary. On September 12, nearly 200 people gathered at the Milwaukee Renaissance Place for Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Live in Hope Reception. We celebrated the 125-year legacy of St. Catherine Residence and

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young girl at a computer

A culture of innovation keeps Mercy Housing at the cutting edge of affordable housing, making the organization secure and adaptable in an ever-changing world. Nonprofits aren’t always known for having cutting edge technology, but Mercy Housing is challenging this outdated stigma. With eyes on the horizon, Mercy Housing’s IT team is eagerly pursuing new technology

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Father and son at MHNW Power of Home breakfast 2019

The 2019 10th Anniversary Power of Home Breakfast was a record-breaking event! This year’s event explored the importance of Housing as a platform for education and equity, with Keynote Speaker Clint Smith, Educator and Author of ‘Counting Descent’ and Co-host of the podcast, ‘Justice in America’. Having access to onsite after-school programs and educational resources

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In Facebook’s biggest contribution yet toward solving the Bay Area’s housing shortage, the tech giant on Thursday said it will donate $25 million to build up to 120 apartments for peninsula teachers. Facebook has joined forces with several local public agencies to test an experimental plan, Mercy Housing and Abode Communities will develop the project.

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Architectural rendering courtesy of Van Meter Williams Pollack

Denver’s East Colfax neighborhood will be getting a fresh look with the addition of a new Mercy Housing property. This development is greatly needed as Denver housing prices continue to climb sky-high and availability hasn’t kept up with rapid population growth. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) was selected by the City and County of Denver

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On July 25, Lillian Murphy, RSM Mercy Housing’s former President and CEO, passed away. The Mercy Housing Board of Trustees and many of our supporters and partners gathered at the ART, A Hotel, in downtown Denver on October 15 to celebrate Sister Lillian’s life, career, and the incredible impact that she’s made on the lives

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Vic picks up surplus produce provided by the Chatfield Botanic Gardens Farm Stand

Your stomach rumbles and you know soon you will be desperate for a meal. But where will you get food to eat? Imagine how scary it would feel not knowing where your next meal is coming from or watching your children go hungry because money is tight. This is what real hunger looks like and

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MHC resident at 7th and H

Permanent supportive housing (PSH) combines affordable housing and supportive services designed to meet the unique and heightened needs of the most vulnerable: people that have experienced chronic homelessness, individuals struggling with mental health and/or addiction, and those with other barriers to housing. According to the Corporation for Supportive Housing, studies in six different states and

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Erika Villablanca, MHC Developer

Born in a small town in Nicaragua, Erika, her mother, and siblings were forced to flee their home country after the outbreak of civil war in the 1970s. Her mother was fearful that her two teenage sons would be taken by the government or by the rebels to fight in the conflict. The family flew

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Ford Fish Mercy Housing California Board Member

Ford Fish joined the Mercy Housing California (MHC) Board of Directors in 2015. He was the chair of MHC’s Real Estate Committee during a time of unprecedented growth for Mercy Housing California. A San Francisco native, Ford has 40 years of experience in real estate and construction project management. Ford tells us why he is

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