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Earth Day Drawing Contest

Earth Day Drawing Contest

This month, the Mercy Housing National office hosted an Earth Day drawing contest that was open to residents from all regions across the country. Residents were asked to create a picture of what Earth Day means to them. Here are just a few of the drawings we’d like to share from our many talented artists … Continue reading

Go Red for Heart Health

Go Red for Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer among women? At our Mercy Housing Northwest communities, 63% of the residents we serve are women. Heart disease also disproportionately affects people of color, a very critical population that we serve. In honor of Heart Health month in February, many of our residents across Washington … Continue reading

Too Many Treasures

Too Many Treasures

Hoarding can be a serious problem, especially when it damages health. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America has found myriad health risks associated with this rarely-talked-about issue, such as falls and bad air quality from dust and mildew. Mercy Housing actively supports residents with resources to help battle hoarding, so that our residents can … Continue reading

A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance

Providing a home is just the beginning while serving seniors and residents with chronic disease. A Matter of Balance is a program focused on preventing and educating at-risk populations about falling — a major risk associated with aging and illness. The program was first implemented with Mercy Housing Southwest residents in Arizona in 2014, and … Continue reading

Check Presentation for Mercy Housing Southeast

Check Presentation for Mercy Housing Southeast

Today, residents and staff at Mercy Place Belmont, a Mercy Housing Southeast community, welcomed Community Foundation of Gaston County board and staff, for the presentation of $2500 for support of Resident Services. Thank you so much for your support!

Thank you to our Volunteers!

Thank you to our Mercy Housing California volunteers who served this year! Whether you served for 3 or 300 hours, your time and talents have made a difference to those who call Mercy Housing home.As the holidays approach, I am reminded to reflect and be grateful for all that was accomplished this year. In 2017, … Continue reading