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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

Stability in a Time of Uncertainty

Stability in a Time of Uncertainty

In this post-election period, our country is in a time of great uncertainty. As we reflect upon the election and its aftermath, we reaffirm our commitment to all the people we serve. We provide housing and services for people with limited income, for immigrants, for people of every race, ethnicity, and cultural background, for the … Continue reading