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Community Matters Newsletter – Fall 2012 This June, Denver’s Mayor, the Honorable Michael B. Hancock, joined forces with Mercy Housing CEO, Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM, Mercy Housing Colorado President, Jennifer Erixon, and many other community supporters to celebrate the opening of Mercy Housing Colorado’s Bluff Lake Apartments. The group braved the sweltering Colorado summer heat

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Thanks to the over 160 people who attended our second annual Mercy Housing Midwest lunch in Nebraska. At the event guests heard from Kimberly and her two daughters on their experience of moving out of Council Bluffs during the 2012 floods and into one of Mercy Housing’s properties in Omaha. Their experience in being involved

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This year’s fundraiser supporting programs and services at Mercy Housing Colorado properties across the state was a great success. Thanks to the support of friends and donors like you, more low-income Coloradoans like Megan and Victor who shared their personal stories at the event, will continue to have access to life-changing programs and services. We

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Source: The Denver Post Mercy Housing has started construction on Bluff Lake Apartment Homes, an affordable housing project that will house 92 families.  Designed by KTGY Group Inc., the $11.5 million project is located at the intersection of East 31st Avenue and Hanover Street in Stapleton.  Learn more…

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The back-to-school season is an exciting time; however, it can also be a trying time for many students. Studies show that one out of every four kids is bullied and there are about 160,000 children that miss school every day out of fear of being bullied. Mercy Housing Peace Pal participants from Crestview Apartments in

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A vacant lot becomes a new park for refugee families. The Trust for Public Land is partnering with Denver Urban Gardens and Denver Parks and Recreation to expand an existing community garden and construct a soccer field and playground for three low-income housing communities in east Denver including Mercy Housing’s Grace Apartments. Watch the video… [youtube

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Source: 850 KOA As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, 850 KOA Radio took the time to profile a few residents and their stories at Mercy Housing Colorado’s Aromor Apartments in Denver. Listen to the segment here.

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After eight months of searching for an apartment, Vanessa received a phone call from Mercy Housing’s Decatur Place Apartments in Denver.

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When Girly Martens came to Mercy Housing’s Mason Apartments last October, it was clear to Resident Services Coordinator, Chadi El-Khoury, that she and her two year old son, Joshua, were in desperate need of help.

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  Jennifer Erixon, President of Mercy Housing Colorado, was named one of Affordable Housing Finance Magazine’s 2009 Young Leaders. The magazine will profile Jennifer and the 11 other Young Leaders in their September 2009 issue. Jennifer is responsible for leading Mercy Housing Colorado’s operations, including the oversight of affordable housing development, fundraising and resident services.

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