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Live in Hope

August has been a busy month for Mercy Housing Mountain Plains! This month, we hosted Live in Hope Midwest, a live virtual event that helped raise awareness and support for Resident Services programming and the Resident Relief Fund across our Midwest states. The event included a 45-minute live program featuring a Q&A with Mercy Housing’s

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Sister Elizabeth and Sister Gloria

Recycle. Reduce. Reuse. These three words have been a focal point in the lives of Sister Elizabeth and Sister Gloria, of the Sacred Heart Province of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity in Denver, CO, for decades. Over the years, these Sisters have used their platform to help educate the community

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Magnuson Park Food Pantry Volunteers

You just got off a 12-hour shift and want to get home to see your children. Payday isn’t for another week, so going to the grocery store has to wait. You get home tired, but you muster enough energy to help your kids with their homework. Then it’s time for dinner but all you have

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Joshua Bamberger, MD, Mercy Housing, Homelessness, Health and Housing

Dr. Joshua Bamberger, who specializes in treating people who are homeless, writes about the most common chronic health problems he sees in his patients, and how they need housing in order to manage their conditions.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org 26th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award recognizes best in affordable housing Washington, D.C. – The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) today announced that two Mercy Housing Northwest developments in Seattle are recipients of the Charles L. Edson Tax

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The nation’s leading affordable housing nonprofit searches for an innovative changemaker to spearhead their racial equity initiatives. DENVER — Housing, racial, and social justice are at the core of Mercy Housing’s mission. With nearly 40 years of experience and a presence in 41 states, they serve over 45,000 residents with low incomes through affordable housing

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The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provision of the 1968 federal Fair Housing Act helped fight systemic racism in housing segregation and discrimination for people of color and especially those earning low incomes. It is part and parcel of the fight for civil rights that seeks to repair the decades of discriminatory practices and racial

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Fishing is about fun, family, and feeling like you belong. Last year, Mercy Housing’s Fishing for Hip Hop event helped resident families explore a lake in Denver to do just that, feel welcome throughout their community. They learned to fish, received free rods and reels, and got to know a natural area that they hadn’t

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We deeply value our relationship with our donors and supporters, and the trust you put in us to protect your privacy and security. In keeping with our culture of transparency and open communication, we want to share that Mercy Housing was recently contacted by Blackbaud, the donor management software company that hosts our fundraising database,

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Mercy Housing has refined the motel-conversion model with our recently completed community, Courtyard on Orange Grove

Converting older, deteriorating motels into housing for the homeless can be a gamble with limited wins. However, with sound planning and strategic implementation, easing California’s long-term homelessness crisis using similar strategies is doable, especially now, in light of recently approved state funding to help tackle the issue. This April, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled Project Roomkey,

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