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Kicking the Cough, We’re Smoke-Free!

Kicking the Cough, We’re Smoke-Free!

Community Partners Join Together for Residents’ Health Colorado often tops the charts as one of the ‘healthiest places to live’ in the U.S. With thousands of acres of untamed wilderness, miles of biking and hiking trails, and some of the best rapids in the lower 48, the state is a mecca for healthy living and … Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Meet Britney — she may be new to Colorado, but she is no stranger at Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights in Denver where she is regularly greeted with big hugs and warm smiles by residents. Francis Heights is a 383-home senior apartment building that offers low-income residents a safe, accessible place to call home and Britney … Continue reading

No Smile Left Behind

No Smile Left Behind

Getting routine dental exams is one of the best preventative measures you can take to reduce tooth decay and gum disease. For many Americans, however, taking time off work and finding a convenient and affordable dentist can be a challenging roadblock. Without assistance, it’s easy to make other appointments and chores a bigger priority for … Continue reading

The Making of a U.S. Citizen

The Making of a U.S. Citizen

For many families who immigrate to the United States, the road to citizenship can be a long and arduous process. This is the case for many of the residents at Grace Apartments in Denver, Colorado where the population is comprised of refugees and immigrants primarily from Southeast Asia including Bhutan, Nepal, and Burma. The naturalization … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Bank!

Ready, Set, Bank!

Last year with funding from Capital One, Mercy Housing implemented a pilot project in Denver using Ready, Set, Bank — a free curriculum that helps seniors feel comfortable using online banking tools to better manage their financial resources. More and more people are banking online, yet less than 20% of seniors take advantage of online … Continue reading