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Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Vice President Krishna Ramachandran

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Krishna Ramachandran, who serves as the Vice President of Health Data Strategy and Enterprise Network Operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Sisters of Mercy Spirit of Mercy Award to Chicago Entrepreneur Howard Natinsky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented the 2018 Spirit of Mercy Award to Howard Natinsky, whose philanthropic efforts have resulted in concrete, measurable improvement in the lives of hundreds of Chicagoans. The award, which is presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents Emil and Michelle McCauley With 2018 Volunteer Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Volunteer Service Award to Emil and Michelle McCauley, in recognition of their long-time commitment to volunteerism with the organization. The award was presented at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together event, which took place at … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award to River Station Senior Residences Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented the 2018 Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award to the organizations that collaborated to make possible River Station Senior Residences in Kankakee, Illinois. Presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together celebration, the Partners in Innovation Award … Continue reading

How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

How to Find Affordable Housing with Us

Mercy Housing knows that many people are in search of a home at this time of year. Below are some helpful links to jump start your search for affordable housing: Where We’re Located Frequently Asked Questions Resident Services How To Apply It’s important to keep in mind that even if a community has a waiting … Continue reading

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People —An Art Exhibition

Those People Mercy Housing Lakefront just concluded Those People exhibition — a resident art collection exploring notions of homelessness, displacement, and diversity. We had a wonderful turnout to see 11 resident artists’ work. Many of the pieces were sold during the Grand Opening celebration and proceeds went to the artist and the Art Therapy Program. … Continue reading

Aging with Hope

Aging with Hope

Aging intimidates many and impacts all. May is Older Americans Month and seniors (people over 65) comprise 32% of residents served by Mercy Housing, that’s over 12,000 people. Understanding their needs is important to us. By 2035, seniors will outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history according to the Census Bureau. Traditionally, most … Continue reading

Integrating Health and Housing to Benefit Seniors

Integrating Health and Housing to Benefit Seniors

Last week in Kankakee, Illinois, Mercy Housing Lakefront and its partners celebrated the grand opening of River Station Senior Residences, which features 70 one-bedroom homes for low- and moderate-income residents over the age of 55. The completion of any project that preserves or expands the supply of affordable homes is cause for celebration because it represents … Continue reading