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When I think of Home, it is here

For Mary Dorman, The Atrium is “home.” Just ask her granddaughter, Sarah, and she will tell you all about the love her grandmother has for Mercy Housing’s The Atrium at College Town. “If I could snatch her from Mercy Housing, I would have a long time ago,” Sarah explains. “But she’s like, ‘all of my

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2021 was truly a breakout year on all fronts for Mercy Community Capital (MCC). With the continued economic uncertainty from COVID-19, MCC was able to attain excellent business and financial results that showcase our sustainability; however, we are more excited about how these results translated into real impact. We believe we are called to contribute

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Mercy Housing staff pose in front of vote balloons

Today commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His son, Martin Luther King III, and his family have encouraged us all to focus this holiday on voting rights — especially passing federal laws that protect the right and ability to vote. How can Mercy Housing Southeast contribute? Civic engagement is a

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Rendering of Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing

If you had asked me ten years ago to predict the next phase of California’s homelessness crisis, I would have expressed an optimism that’s wound up being challenging to sustain. Just like each of you, I’ve been dismayed by the stubbornness of this crisis. Not a single one of our neighbors should be living in

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Sheltered vs. Unsheltered: Where do we stack up? California and New York both have comparatively high rates of homelessness per capita.* However, the two states’ homelessness crises don’t look the same. New York has more sheltered homeless people, while California has more unsheltered homeless people, making our crisis more visible. Shelter provides important health and

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Mather Veterans village collage

Celebrating the Completion of Additional Housing for Homeless and Disabled Veterans in Rancho Cordova, CA On October 12, 2021, Mercy Housing California, Nation’s Finest, the City of Rancho Cordova and the County of Sacramento celebrated the completion of all three phases of Mather Veterans Village, the first permanent supportive housing development for homeless and disabled

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Bob walking on a nature trail

Bob Mullarkey is no ordinary senior. At age 62, he walked 25 miles a day for 100 days this year to raise money for Mercy Housing California (MHC) and bring attention to our state’s homelessness crisis.   We touched base with Bob at the end of his 2,500-mile walk-a-thon – a stroll that raised just over $100,000 and inspired

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7th and H Sacramento

In his State of the City address this summer, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg made national headlines with an ambitious promise. “I propose that our city be the first to enact both a legal right to safe shelter and housing, and a parallel obligation for unsheltered people to accept that shelter and housing when it is

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Hacienda Entry Perspective

When the Hacienda Senior Housing Community in Richmond, CA reopens in 2022 after a major renovation, 150 seniors will enjoy a new home thanks to the partnership between the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC), Mercy Housing California (MHC) and the City of Richmond. To create successful, service-enriched affordable housing throughout California, MHC

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For years, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) onsite resident service coordinators have partnered with a strong corps of dedicated volunteers to support our community programs. While the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most in-person volunteer opportunities, our dedicated partners still found ways to make the last eighteen months less isolating for MHC residents. Now, as kids prepare

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