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Giving Thanks in Bellingham

Giving Thanks in Bellingham

Earlier this fall, MHNW welcomed residents to the newly opened Eleanor Apartments in Bellingham, Washington. Eighty senior residents have a new place to call home! Some were formerly homeless, making a home in their cars and even in the woods. Today, these seniors have a warm and safe place where they are able to build community. … Continue reading

The most successful Power of Home yet!

The most successful Power of Home yet!

On October 13, nearly 600 supporters joined us for an inspiring morning at the Power of Home Breakfast! We are excited to report that this year’s event was the most successful one to date, generating a whopping $280,000 (and counting)! The money raised — 22% more than last year — will fund program services and continue our work … Continue reading

Paul Allen Gives BIG!

Paul Allen Gives BIG!

During a live morning press conference held on Wednesday, April 26th at Mercy Othello Plaza Apartments, an exciting public-private partnership was revealed between the City of Seattle, philanthropist Paul G. Allen and Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW). MHNW is thrilled to announce that we will be developing a housing and family service center to serve homeless families with children in the … Continue reading

Resident Leaders on a Path to Employment

Resident Leaders on a Path to Employment

Soon after Mercy Housing Northwest began providing Community Health Worker (CHW) services at seven properties in Seattle and South King County in 2014 they noticed an exciting trend. A number of participants in the health and wellness programs were encouraged to attend by emerging ‘resident leaders.’ These resident leaders are trusted voices in their communities … Continue reading

Go Red for Heart Health!

Go Red for Heart Health!

On February 3rd, MHNW celebrated National Wear Red Day in support of women’s heart health. Each year, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement advocates for more research, awareness, and action for women’s heart health. One in three women die from heart disease annually – it is the number one killer of women. … Continue reading

Homelessness and Housing Advocacy Day!

Homelessness and Housing Advocacy Day!

In honor of Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day (HHAD), February 2nd, a sea of over 600 community advocates in red scarves gathered at the Capitol in Olympia with the united belief that everyone should have access to affordable homes. Hosted by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA), HHAD was about ACTION, ADVOCACY, and ONENESS. … Continue reading

Love is in the Air…

Love is in the Air…

Music makes the world go ‘round…at least for Mercy Housing Northwest’s Snohomish residents, Jerry and Elaine. The two first met over 40 years ago and their story is one of true love at first sight (and sound). “When our eyes met, neither of us had a question we’d be together the rest of our lives”, … Continue reading

A New Year, A New You!

A New Year, A New You!

The new year has arrived, but it’s not too late to work on a new year’s resolution! Kathy, a Mercy Housing Northwest resident in Everett, has struggled with her weight for years. As she has gotten older, Kathy has been plagued by arthritis, diabetes, and a knee injury. Luckily, when MHNW’s Resident Services Coordinator (RSC), … Continue reading