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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 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


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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“I just imagine a world where everybody gets treated with respect, dignity, and feel like they are worth something in this world.” – Seeta

Seeta was just six years old when she arrived in the United States on September 15, 2005, with her mother, brother, and two sisters. The details leading up to their arrival are a little blurry for her. They left the Ivory Coast amidst a civil war, and things happened very fast. Seeta’s father fled their

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Mercy Housing has had an outpouring of heartwarming support from community organizations, churches, volunteers, and donors like you during the pandemic. Your food and technology donations have made a big difference for residents struggling with hunger, those that are at-risk to leave their homes, and families struggling with virtual learning. Donated food and cleaning supplies

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Lunden, Mercy Housing Lakefront resident
Sep 02

A New Chapter

Lunden overcame homelessness and health problems to rekindle his relationship with his family. If there’s anything Lunden has learned in the past few years, he says, it’s “just try your best, put your faith in God if you’re a religious person. Once you’ve hit the bottom, you’ve got nowhere to go but up.” Lunden has

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