In The News

  Mercy Housing Lakefront was proud to be the recipient of a grant from Batavia United Way (BUW), with the money going toward growing Resident Services programs, focusing on health and wellness, financial stability, and education. Health and Wellness Programs “Namaste” has been the word of the day for 12 Batavia Apartments residents participating in

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Mercy PeaceHealth Family is now Columbia Heights Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth celebrated the grand opening of Columbia Heights, an affordable housing community, on August 24, 2022. Located at 408 Northeast 93rd Avenue, Columbia Heights provides 69 affordable homes for families in Vancouver, Washington. The property features a spacious community room with a kitchen, computer

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Weinberg/Newton Gallery, in partnership with Mercy Housing Lakefront, hosted the Key Change exhibition from April 29 through July 16. Key Change featured artwork by Gabrielle Garland, Tonika Lewis Johnson, Maymay Jumsai, Riff Studio, and Southside Home Movie Project and illuminated housing injustices that disproportionately impact people with low incomes and Communities of Color and solutions

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On the day Camp Mercy was scheduled to end at Caroline Severance Manor in Los Angeles this summer, the campers weren’t having it. “We were technically scheduled to wrap up our summer camp programming earlier,” said Albert Mendez, Resident Services Coordinator. “But school hadn’t started yet, the kids all wanted to keep going, and everyone

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“I am most proud of how much I’ve grown in the art program.” When you first meet 15-year-old Syrianna “Siri,” you might think she is a typical high school student. But talk with her for just five minutes, and you’ll learn that she’s getting ready to set the world on fire. “I’ve been planning my

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William the Mayor of Assisi Homes

After living in a single-family home for many years, William needed a more affordable home in the community and was happy to find Assisi Homes of Kenosha, a Mercy Housing Lakefront community for older adults in Wisconsin, where he has resided for 25 years. His fellow residents lovingly refer to him as the ‘Mayor.’ “He

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2022 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org CHICAGO, IL – Mercy Housing Lakefront (MHL) is celebrating the Grand Reopening of Major Jenkins Apartments, an affordable housing community located in Chicago, IL. This refurbished building features 156 apartment homes that serve people with extremely low incomes, many of whom have

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The 2022 Special Olympics Games were held in Orlando, FL., in June and brought together over 5,500 athletes, partners, and coaches from all 50 states to compete in 19 sports in front of nearly 125,000 spectators. Among the thousands of athletes was Mercy Housing Northwest resident Larry. Going for Gold  Larry, a resident at Villa

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1st Period – Lesson Plans New Gear for the New School Year! The calendar may say early August, but back-to-school (BTS) time is just around the corner for many kids across the country. For students heading back to school can bring a myriad of emotions – excitement, fear, dread(it is the first day of a

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2022 Contact: Rosalyn Sternberg, Communications Manager at Mercy Housing California, 415-355-7157, rosalyn.sternberg@mercyhousing.org Liza Cardinal Hand, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, Catholic Charities of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties, 503-621-8024, LHand@CatholicCharitiesSF.org TREASURE ISLAND, SAN FRANCISCO: Residents of Treasure Island and affordable housing stakeholders celebrated the groundbreaking of Star View

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