In The News

Thanks to recent scholarships, many Mercy Housing residents can continue to pursue their academic dreams. We are honored to partner with the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants for the fourth year in a row to offer the EPIC Scholarship to Mercy Housing residents. The purpose of the scholarship is to

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Summer turned up the heat on adventures across the Mountain Plains as kids made memories while experiencing something new! Out-of-School Time is a widely popular youth program at Mercy Housing that offers kids the opportunity to receive resources and support in a variety of ways. From homework help to healthy snacks, activities are focused on

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Doug Shoemaker speaking

On May 19, over 500 supporters around the country got into the Mercy Housing spirit at Bridging the Divide, Mercy Housing California’s (MHC’s) 2021 celebration. MHC’s first-ever all-virtual gathering easily surpassed goals for both revenue and attendance, bringing together attendees from near and far and raising close to $500,000 to support Resident Services. Emceed by

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LaToya

Latoya reflects on the power of finding a welcoming place to call home, St. Catherine’s, when she needed it most. For Latoya, St. Catherine Residence has been there when she needed it. “I actually lived here before,” she explains. “The first time I came here, I was eighteen.” Latoya had moved out on her own

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Woman wearing a mask and holding a grocery bag

Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin partnered with Mercy Housing Lakefront to help residents at a critical time. Mercy Housing Lakefront (MHL) greatly appreciates Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin in 2021 for providing additional emergency rental support to Wisconsin residents. Molina granted Mercy Housing Lakefront $12,000 to support 12 Milwaukee families in need of additional rental support in

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Lady working at table from home

  The past year has presented challenges for everyone, particularly for older adults who are some of the most at-risk from COVID-19. However, for Josephine, a resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront’s Assisi Homes of Kenosha, the silver lining has been how she has learned to use technology to connect with others and remain active. In

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Rose

Rose or as many people know her, Momma Rose, lives at Mercy Housing’s Timbercreek Apartments in Omaha, Nebraska. Over the past six years, Timbercreek has been a solid and stable home for Rose as she faced many personal challenges and tragedies. Cancer was one of those challenges. Several years ago, Rose was diagnosed with uterine

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Dominique, Mercy Housing Lakefront resident
Apr 01

Blessed

Dominique is a 32-year-old single mother who lives at Mercy Housing Lakefront’s (MHL) Washington Courts in Chicago’s Austin community. She was born and raised in the North Lawndale community, just five miles south of the Austin neighborhood. “I moved with my one-year-old daughter Maliha to Indianapolis, because I had family issues here … I lived with my cousin for some time.”  After

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Residents with heart art displays at Lincoln Way

February is Heart Health Month, and at our communities across the Northwest region, our Resident Services team came up with creative activities to keep MHNW residents informed about ways to maintain a healthy and happy heart. At our Lincoln Way community in Lynnwood, youth residents learned all about physical and emotional heart health in a

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Patti (left) with her daughter in 2019.

With a grim prognosis from her doctor, Patti knew she needed to make a major life change. Having smoked cigarettes for the past 28 years, she was faced with a dire health crisis. Patti moved to Denver from Louisiana two years ago to be close to her daughter. While putting down roots in a new

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