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Bob walking on a nature trail

Bob Mullarkey is no ordinary senior. At age 62, he has been walking 25 miles a day to raise money for Mercy Housing and brings attention to homelessness and those who are less fortunate. May 10, marks day 100 and the last of his 2,500 mile walk-a-thon. Why Mercy Housing? At day 50, Bob hadn’t

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mercy housing heart logo

RICHMOND, CALIF. – City of Richmond officials joined Mercy Housing California (MHC) and Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC) to celebrate the groundbreaking and revitalization of Hacienda – a 150-unit affordable housing complex near Downtown Richmond that has been shuttered since 2015. Among the many people in attendance of the virtual groundbreaking ceremony

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  May 20, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Mercy Housing California has been approved for a $100,000 Our Town grant to support The Community Stories Project, a public art initiative and partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission and several community-based organizations. This is one of 63 grants nationwide that the agency has

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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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Now, more than ever, a stable home is essential to a healthy life. So many people have experienced sickness, stress, and job loss due to the pandemic. It’s made it hard to know what tomorrow holds while the foundations of our daily lives have been uprooted. Challenges like these are what many families living with

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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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resident josephine at her desk

Josephine learned how technology could keep her connected while staying safe at 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

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earth day 2021 and planet

Every year on Earth Day, we reflect on the importance of keeping the planet healthy, because clean air and water are what communities need to be their best. Practicing environmental sustainability helps to avoid the worst effects of climate change, in turn helping current and future generations to have a vibrant place to call home.

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