In The News

Many families have it tough right now and making sure there’s enough food on the table is harder than ever before. In the face of a pandemic, Mercy Housing communities are facing these hurdles with teamwork and hope.

Over the last several months, millions of Americans have lost their jobs and are reeling from a total loss of income. Those who call Mercy Housing home are no exception. In fact, many Mercy Housing residents are some of the most vulnerable to the effects of these unprecedented times. But through the darkness, and with

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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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Rendering of 8315 East Colfax

Mercy Housing is proud to collaborate with the City and County of Denver and Mile High Early Learning (MHEL) for the mixed-use development of 8315 E. Colfax Avenue in Denver, CO. The development will combine affordable apartments with an affordable quality childcare space to offer a community inspired family focused property. The site is uniquely positioned

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The Bellevue branch of Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership (ENCAP) reached out to staff at Crestview Villlage Apartments in La Vista, NE, asking to set up a food pantry site during the pandemic. Staff and volunteers got right to work, setting up an orderly system to distribute the food, while maintaining social distancing. Thanks to

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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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Mercy Housing’s mission to create stable and healthy communities by offering program-enriched housing for families, seniors, and people with special needs who lack the economic resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities is more important today than ever before. This is an anxious time for everyone and the response from the community has been overwhelming,

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Oddfellow Canvas Painting

Volunteers play a critical role in supporting the mission of Mercy Housing. And, we love to share all the amazing stories about individuals and organizations that volunteer their time with us! One special group of volunteers has been really helpful for residents in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Rushmore Oddfellows may have a funny-sounding name,

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Seniors at Page Commons Get Adopted

Mercy Housing seniors at Page Commons in Arizona gained new friendships over the holidays. For the past 11 years, the Gilbert Chamber Foundation has helped coordinate a special holiday program that helps fulfill wish lists from low-income seniors. The Adopt-A-Senior program has continued to grow each year and offers the local community a chance to

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Kforce volunteers at Grace Apartments

Kforce is a key Mercy Housing supporter, not only during the holiday season but throughout the year. A national staffing agency with offices across the U.S., Kforce is a large corporation with a big presence. At the root of their business are core values that show their commitment to the local communities in which they

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains 2019 Holiday Parties

Our hearts are full, from the generous outpouring of support we received over the 2019 holiday season! Because of the amazing support from community partners, local businesses and so many individuals, Mercy Housing residents are feeling very thankful. With toys, household goods, winter clothing items, 600 laundry detergent pods and much, much more, they truly

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