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Talema's Story

Talema has been a caregiver for most of her life. “I helped raise my sister so my mom could work, and then I helped raise the other two [siblings].” Later, she became a mother of two children, a daughter and a son with autism. When her children were young, her then-boyfriend became physically and emotionally

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Mercy Housing’s Sustainability Team strives to reduce the environmental impacts on our communities through various projects that enhance energy and water efficiency, and by installing rooftop solar panels. We are proud to highlight the national impact these projects have on reducing energy and carbon consumption across Mercy Housing’s communities, but there is another impact worth

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Bringing financial education to Mercy Housing communities isn’t just for adults. Recently, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) and community partner the Young Americans Bank joined together to offer an entrepreneurial program for youth residents in grades six through twelve. From developing a business idea to marketing and selling a real product, 26 kids from Utah

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“We can do better…” – Patricia O’Roark We celebrate the perseverance and vision of Mercy Housing’s Foundress, Patricia O’Roark, for her lasting commitment to creating vibrant communities built to help individuals, families, seniors, veterans, and people with special needs reach their full potential. Our story begins in 1981 when Patricia O’Roark (then Sister Timothy Marie

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Mercy Housing Southeast is proud to be part of an important partnership to redevelop a 1950s-era apartment complex in the historic Old Fourth Ward, one of Atlanta’s fastest gentrifying neighborhoods where increasing property values risk forcing long-time residents out of their homes. Built in 1951, the existing 58 uninsulated cinderblock apartments will be replaced with

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Ensuring that residents have access to healthy food is always a goal for Mercy Housing’s resident services. At Savannah Gardens, we have introduced several ways for residents to have affordable options for overcoming food insecurity, including a food pantry and healthy meals for children attending summer camp.   Most recently, with support from the nonprofit,

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Mercy Housing Southeast Receives $2 Million Gift from the Yield Giving Open Call Atlanta, GA– Today, MacKenzie Scott through Yield Giving announced Mercy Housing Southeast as one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s awardees for working with people and in places experiencing the greatest need in the United States. Mercy Housing Southeast received $2 million

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While building new, affordable homes is a necessity, preserving and taking care of existing communities is just as important! By upgrading existing communities, Mercy Housing can supply more affordable housing opportunities for the long-term. Timbercreek Apartments The major renovation at Timbercreek Apartments is off to a great start. Once complete, each home will feature new

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Still Growing

Collaboration is the foundation on which Mercy Housing Mountain Plains communities are built. Just in time for the 2023 holidays, we welcomed families at two brand-new properties in Colorado: Northfield Commons and The Rose on Colfax. We also broke ground on Glendale Senior, which will soon be home to 148 seniors. Our development pipeline has

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Mercy Family Ribbon Cutting

“We should all be shining lamps, giving light to those around us.” – Catherine McAuley, Foundress of The Sisters of Mercy The Sisters of Mercy founded Mercy Housing in 1981. With the vision of providing affordable housing with Resident Services to people with low incomes, these visionary Sisters laid the foundation for Mercy Housing to

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