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a poster for Ukraine with photos of residents and the title "Sending our love"

Evergreen Vista I & II serves families in East Olympia, WA. Together, these two communities feature 155 units of affordable housing with set aside for families exiting homelessness or other special needs. At the heart of this community, sits the Evergreen Vista Community Center. This beautiful space serves as a gathering and after-school space for

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Mercy Housing's TransBrunch

June is Pride Month. For many people, Pride Month means parades, festivals, and rainbow flags to show support for the LGBTQ+ community. But for LGBTQ+ people, Pride Month represents so much more. LGBTQ+ Youth and Older Adults According to a SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBTQ+ Elders), LGBTQ+ older adults are “2x as likely to

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Family smiling at Disneyworld

“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Alice in Wonderland The first thing you need to know about Mercy Housing’s Area Director, Lucinda, is that she loves all things “Disney.” Ask her who her favorite character is, and she’ll be quick to answer, “I have too many favorites. I love them all.” Growing up in

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Two loans totaling $2 million will provide predevelopment funds for two new affordable housing communities in the Denver Metro Area DENVER – Mercy Community Capital (MCC) has provided two predevelopment loans to Brinshore Development and Mile High Development for two new affordable housing communities, Northfield Flats, and Ralston Gardens. These communities will provide much-needed affordable

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Cryptocurrency coins

A New Way of Giving  There is a new generation of philanthropists and with them a new way of donating. Cryptocurrency, or “crypto” as it is often referred to, is the fastest growing method for Millennials and Generation Z to donate. It is estimated that in 2021, there were more than 300 million users holding

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Older Americans Month

Resident Profile: Glen, Mercy Housing Francis Heights  “It’s my life It’s now or never I ain’t gonna live forever I just want to live while I’m alive (It’s my life).”  “It’s My Life,” by Jon Bon Jovi Mention Jon Bon Jovi to Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights resident Glen and prepare to hear some amazing stories

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Exterior photo of Tahanan property

Mercy Housing, Tipping Point Community, and the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund partner to provide 145 affordable apartment homes. April 29, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO: With the dedication of the new Tahanan community at 833 Bryant Street, San Franciscans celebrated the addition of 145 much-needed permanent supportive apartment homes – as well as the introduction of

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DENVER, CO – Mercy Housing Inc. is pleased to announce Shelly Marquez as the new president of the Mountain Plains region. Marquez will lead the region’s operations, including real estate development, fundraising and resident services in the region. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is an affiliate of Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit, and

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When the pandemic put a pause on chair yoga, Brenda changed course and used her love for reading to help residents at Page Commons in Gilbert, Arizona, in another meaningful way! Before COVID, Brenda taught adaptive chair yoga to senior residents at Page Commons. The group met once a week in the library, as they

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A photo of two women volunteers smiling at the camera while volunteering at a food pantry

Over the past several years, the demand for food services has increased dramatically as so many people face uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. To help combat this need, Mercy Housing provides free, onsite food pantries to offer seniors, families, and people with special needs basic living essentials. This vital resource helps

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