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The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Awards Mercy Housing Lakefront $5,000 Grant to Help Seniors Experiencing Hearing Loss

CHICAGO, November 1, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today announced the acceptance of a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley to purchase hearing accessibility equipment (pocket talkers) for senior residents at the organization’s Constitution House in Aurora, IL. Pocket talker devices are reliable and easy-to-use sound amplifiers designed for individuals … Continue reading

Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

Grand Opening of Natalie Gubb Commons brings 190 affordable homes to San Francisco’s Transbay Neighborhood

October 16, 2018 (San Francisco) Mercy Housing and Mayor London Breed celebrated the opening of 190 affordable family apartments in Natalie Gubb Commons.  The affordable homes were developed as part of the Transbay Redevelopment Project Area, spearheaded by the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII).  Natalie Gubb Commons is part of a mixed-income, joint … Continue reading

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

Green Affordable Housing Proposals

From three major cities (Brooklyn/Queens, Chicago and Los Angeles) Catholic and Buddhist leaders have come together to develop proposals to address homelessness by providing green affordable housing and services to the housing residents as well as persons coping with poverty in the neighborhood.  The initiative called the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue of Fraternity had a meeting at … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Vice President Krishna Ramachandran

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Inspiring Hope Award to Krishna Ramachandran, who serves as the Vice President of Health Data Strategy and Enterprise Network Operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Sisters of Mercy Spirit of Mercy Award to Chicago Entrepreneur Howard Natinsky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented the 2018 Spirit of Mercy Award to Howard Natinsky, whose philanthropic efforts have resulted in concrete, measurable improvement in the lives of hundreds of Chicagoans. The award, which is presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents Emil and Michelle McCauley With 2018 Volunteer Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented its 2018 Volunteer Service Award to Emil and Michelle McCauley, in recognition of their long-time commitment to volunteerism with the organization. The award was presented at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together event, which took place at … Continue reading

Mercy Housing Lakefront Presents 2018 Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award to River Station Senior Residences Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: David Pickard 708-434-5006 david@wilksgrp.com CHICAGO, September 26, 2018 – Mercy Housing Lakefront today presented the 2018 Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award to the organizations that collaborated to make possible River Station Senior Residences in Kankakee, Illinois. Presented annually at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Moving Forward Together celebration, the Partners in Innovation Award … Continue reading

Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Development in Wilmington Hallmarks Nearly Two Decades of Community Revitalization Effort at Dana Strand

September 20, 2018 (LOS ANGELES) Nonprofit affordable housing developers Abode Communities and Mercy Housing California, together with the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), celebrated the grand opening of Camino del Mar and Vista del Mar, 176 service-enhanced affordable family homes in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles. Attended by U.S. Representative … Continue reading