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Wish for Wheels Builds Community and Bikes

Wish for Wheels Builds Community and Bikes

Thanks to Wish for Wheels, kids at Mercy Housing have brand new bikes. Wish for Wheels is a nonprofit that offers an excellent team building experience and community service opportunity through building bikes for children in need. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is proud to partner with Wish for Wheels, TSG Properties, and the Jewish Community … Continue reading

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

  Wayne grew up in Chicago with a close-knit family that loved cars. Wayne became a career mechanic, purchased his own home, and was successfully providing for his three daughters. Life was going pretty well for Wayne, and then the worst happened: he lost his parents. After Wayne’s parents passed away, he struggled to cope … Continue reading

Health & Housing

Health & Housing

This Saturday April 7th marks World Health Day, which was started by the World Health Organization in 1950. Mercy Housing is keenly aware of the relationship between health and housing. When people have a safe, clean, and affordable living space, their physical and mental health thrives. We implement and measure healthcare programming through our resident services … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Goes to the Capitol

Mercy Housing Goes to the Capitol

Last month, Mercy Housing Northwest rallied alongside 600 housing advocates at the Capitol in Olympia to fight for affordable housing for all. As one of the sponsoring organizations of this annual Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day hosted by Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA), MHNW stood united with the providers, formerly homeless individuals and other … Continue reading

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance

Providing a home is just the beginning while serving seniors and residents with chronic disease. A Matter of Balance is a program focused on preventing and educating at-risk populations about falling — a major risk associated with aging and illness. The program was first implemented with Mercy Housing Southwest residents in Arizona in 2014, and … Continue reading

Thank You for Volunteering

Thank You for Volunteering

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who volunteered with Mercy Housing Lakefront in 2017.  By sharing your time, talent, and resources with us, you truly enriched the lives of our residents. Listed below are the names of individuals, groups, faith communities, and companies who volunteered in 2017, along with community … Continue reading

California Governor signs historic housing package

California Governor signs historic housing package

Today, Mercy Housing California is honored to celebrate with our partners and legislative leaders a hard-fought victory for the future of affordable housing and healthy communities. Signing into law a package of 15 bills, Governor Jerry Brown gave the final approval to tackle the state’s affordability crisis through a two-pronged approach: streamlining the lengthy and … Continue reading