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Earth Day Drawing Contest

Earth Day Drawing Contest

This month, the Mercy Housing National office hosted an Earth Day drawing contest that was open to residents from all regions across the country. Residents were asked to create a picture of what Earth Day means to them. Here are just a few of the drawings we’d like to share from our many talented artists … 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

March for Our Lives

Dear Colleagues, I don’t know about you, but I am energized and inspired by the youth of America! Who could have imagined the wisdom, commitment, focus, and organizing savvy displayed this past weekend at the “March for Our Lives”? Just the name: “March for Our Lives” coupled with the title of the movement “Never Again” … Continue reading

Ending Housing Discrimination

Ending Housing Discrimination

This week, Mercy Housing celebrated International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1 states that “all human beings are free and equal and deserve dignity and rights.” A big part of Mercy Housing’s works is to ensure that no one falls victim to housing segregation or … Continue reading

Women of Mercy Volunteer Spotlight: Allison & Kiran

Women of Mercy Volunteer Spotlight: Allison & Kiran

In 2017, Allison Langholff and Kiran Singh stepped up to lead volunteer efforts at their company CBRE. Since taking on this role, these leading ladies have been able to implement a creative approach to increasing participation from their group. Banking on the competitive nature of their colleagues, they decided to make the Back-to-School efforts a … Continue reading

Go Red for Heart Health

Go Red for Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer among women? At our Mercy Housing Northwest communities, 63% of the residents we serve are women. Heart disease also disproportionately affects people of color, a very critical population that we serve. In honor of Heart Health month in February, many of our residents across Washington … 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