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Giving Back One Stitch at a Time

Giving Back One Stitch at a Time

Kindness is contagious, and a local group of knitters is spreading their compassion by helping those experiencing homelessness to bundle up. The Nifty Knitters, a crafting group of seniors from Assisi Homes (Jefferson Court in Milwaukee), work together to provide hats, scarves, and mittens to a local nonprofit homeless shelter. Recently, they provided more than … Continue reading

Home is Hope

Home is Hope

You empower women like Aundria to live their best life. It’s awful enough that anyone must endure months of being cold, hungry, and homeless. But imagine the feeling of people walking right by you, not even seeing you as a human being. At best, you’re treated like a nuisance. “There were days that I was … Continue reading

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Awards Mercy Housing Lakefront $5,000 Grant to Help Seniors Experiencing Hearing Loss

CHICAGO, November 1, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today announced the acceptance of a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to purchase hearing accessibility equipment (pocket talkers) for senior residents at the organization’s Constitution House in Aurora, IL. Pocket talker devices are reliable and easy-to-use sound amplifiers designed for individuals … Continue reading

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