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Sustainability and affordable housing – they aren’t separate issues. Clean air and water help to break cycles of poverty. Our commitment to the people that call Mercy Housing home is for the long term. That means we’re always searching for ways to preserve communities’ health and vibrancy for generations to come. This long-term approach is

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Robert Follett, mixed media on illustration board

Welcome to The Mercy Housing Collection! This collection highlights the works of over 10 resident artists from six different Mountain Plains communities. These creative works include acrylic pours on canvas, acrylic on canvas, and watercolor with each piece as unique as each resident. Creating art is a powerful outlet to explore creativity and provides a

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Woman on balcony with sign

Last Monday, the sounds of music and song (and, even a few fancy dance steps, too) filled the air in Carol Stream where approximately 300 senior residents call Colony Park home. Residents participated from their balconies to join in song with Colony Park’s staff. Music can trigger memories and reduce anxiety. During these unprecedented days of shelter

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Resident Service staff smilling in masks behind food tables

The generosity and spirit of community is alive and well at Mercy Magnuson Place in Seattle. In Spring of 2019, Mercy Housing Northwest opened the doors to Mercy Magnuson Place, providing 148 affordable homes on the Magnuson Park campus. Access to healthy food and essentials for families with limited incomes was a main concern among

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Volunteers pose with donated goods

Our friends from Neighbor In Need Reynoldstown and Reynoldstown Civic Improvement League have been collecting funds to provide needed resources.  Last week, Reynoldstown Senior received a generous donation of products ranging from cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, hygiene products, frozen vegetables, and beverages for the onsite Pop-up Pantry, totaling nearly $700.00. ​​ The onsite pop-up pantry was

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May 08

Warm Hearts

Coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty, but the unknown is familiar territory for Mercy Housing. It’s how we’ve been able to weather recessions, natural disasters, and many other unexpected current events for nearly 40 years. We Listen We serve families, veterans, seniors, and people with special needs that have low incomes, with stable affordable

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  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

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Bill Rumpf retires from Mercy Housing Northwest, paving the way for Joe Thompson to lead the Seattle-based affordable housing nonprofit that serves over 5,600 residents. PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 29, 2020 Contact: Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 | kpeterson@mercyhousing.org SEATTLE — Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW) names Joe Thompson, MSW as their new president, as

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kids on computers

Kids can learn Spanish, French, and Swahili at Mercy Housing’s Appian Way community, thanks to our partner, National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants. Before coronavirus, EPIC’s Real Estate Forum collectively donated 120 new Chromebooks with software to Mercy Housing’s Resident Services across 10 communities in Seattle. So that everyone at these

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7.8 Billion That’s how many people live on planet Earth today. Each of us going about our daily lives, and whether we’re interacting with family, friends, or the natural environment, we’re all interconnected. Now more than ever, due to COVID-19, we realize just how small our world really is, and how our daily interactions can

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