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Carrie is a resident at Countryside Senior Apartments in Illinois and she turns 100 years old on April 26! Our Goal We hope to get Carrie 100 birthday wishes – via card or social media likes and shares by April 26. With social distancing and shelter in place guidance, we’re finding new ways to celebrate

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Nothing is easy right now, especially for seniors with low incomes. Getting healthy, affordable food that’s easy to access without having to go out and brave the pandemic is getting harder by the day. The Walmart Foundation has partnered with us to make life a little easier for some of the seniors that call Mercy

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Social isolation is hard on everyone, especially for seniors with low incomes. But some of the residents at Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights community have a way to stay connected during this unprecedented time, best of all, seniors can stay at home in a way that’s safe and healthy. AARP Foundation partnered with us to provide

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We hope you are healthy and safe during this challenging time. Many of you have inquired about what is happening at Mercy Housing and how you can help. Updates We are focused on the health and safety of staff and residents. In accordance with the direction of local governments and the Centers for Disease Control,

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There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and it can feel overwhelming. We are committed to supporting communities, residents, and employees’ health with the goal of doing our part to slow the spread of the virus. Conditions continue to evolve quickly so maintaining current, accurate information is essential. As of today, we

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Mercy Community Capital is making housing more accessible for people with low incomes. They’re investing $1.25M in the Denver Regional TOD Fund — extending this essential program another five years! The Denver Regional TOD Fund has accelerated new development near public transit stops including 1,450 affordable homes, a new public library, and more than 100,000 square

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As Mercy Housing continues to celebrate Black History Month, we are honoring Thurgood Marshall. Whether you know it or not, his life changed yours for the better. “We make movies about Malcolm X, we get a holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, but every day we live with the legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall.”

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The Fair Housing Act matters! In honor of Black History month, we wanted to reflect on the importance of the Fair Housing Act. It has been instrumental in helping communities to be more vibrant, healthy, and diverse. Without it, Mercy Housing might not be in business. Our work isn’t done, but laws like these help

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3 Ways Homes Affect Health

A stable affordable home is what the doctor ordered … no really. There’s a growing body of research proving that affordable housing with services supports people’s health. Here are just a few of the trends we’re seeing: 1. Can Reduce Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, and Arthritis No, simply moving into affordable housing doesn’t magically make people

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3 Ways Public Transit Can Reduce Poverty

Transportation matters — especially when you’re struggling to make ends meet. Getting to work or receiving proper healthcare is easier with good public transportation like buses, subways, and light-rails. Plus, it can be cheaper than a car. Communities should continue to discover more ways to make safe, affordable public transit possible for people with low

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