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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

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

  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 … Continue reading

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

104-Year-Old Thrives with Mercy Housing

At 104 years old, Rafelita is one of Mercy Housing’s eldest residents. For 14 years, she’s lived at Mercy Housing’s Clare of Assisi apartments. Raised in the San Luis Valley, her joyful youth was spent on a ranch. She attributes her long life to growing up on a ranch, remembering: “fresh food, time with friends … Continue reading

2015 Annual Report Available

The 2015 Mercy Housing Annual Report is now available! At Mercy Housing, we recognize that safe, affordable, service-enriched housing helps people invest in themselves and their communities. On behalf of our eight Sponsor Communities, our Board of Trustees, and everyone who works at Mercy Housing, we thank you. Thank you to our donors, financial partners, … Continue reading

Mercy Housing, Inc. to Expand Portfolio by 20 Percent with Transfer of 33 Properties from Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Mercy Housing, Inc. to Expand Portfolio by 20 Percent with Transfer of 33 Properties from Franciscan Ministries, Inc.

Media Contact: KATE PETERSON                      KPeterson@mercyhousing.org Office  | 303.830.3443               Mobile  | 303.885.1210 ANNE BALLENTINE                   Anne.Ballentine@wfhc.org Office  | 414.465.3605                Mobile  | 414.331.5345 April 4, 2016, Denver, CO—Mercy Housing, Inc. announced today that it has begun the transfer of 3,666 affordable homes from Franciscan Ministries, Inc. The transfer of the … Continue reading