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Headshot of smiling woman, Kai Bluford, who is our Resident Services Coordinator

Kai Bluford is a Resident Services Coordinator at Mercy Housing’s Madonna Residences in San Francisco. What drew you to this line of work? It’s part of my family background. I was a latchkey kid; my parents went to work and school full time, so I was raised by my grandma and my aunt. My grandma,

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Authored By: Steven Spears SVP and CFO  At Mercy Housing Inc., we have created a funding tool to help combat the country’s ongoing affordable housing crisis. The Gap Note Program fills financing gaps to pave the way for affordable housing to be developed quickly and efficiently nationwide, providing new and renovated homes to thousands of residents. The creation and

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Authored by: Joe Thompson Mercy Housing Northwest President  At Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), affordable housing is a platform for positive transformation, especially for our youth. Bellingham’s Sterling Meadows Apartments is a shining example. Over the last decade-and-a-half, youth who have attended our out-of-school time programs at Sterling Meadows Apartments have attained on-time graduation rates which outpace

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Seasons come and seasons go. But this summer felt a little different. With a sense of hope, we are turning the corner on this pandemic. Many of us are returning to regular activities. But the past twenty months have been particularly challenging for people living with low incomes. Daily, more Americans are realizing that there

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Dominique and her kids
Oct 01

Back On Track

Your support to Mercy Housing allows residents to not only have homes, but also provides many with the Resident Services and programs that have helped them get back on track after the worst of the pandemic. You may remember Dominque, who had many challenges due to the pandemic. She was working full-time as a security

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Photograph of Mercy Housing Resident, Jackie, with title card for Resident Spotlight Story

One young resident, Jackie, recently shared his experience in an essay that won him a grant from one of our longtime supporters, National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants! This EPIC Educational Support Grant will go toward Jackie’s educational expenses where he attends college at University of California, Santa Cruz. A part

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SALT LAKE CITY, SEPT. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), a leading e-commerce home furnishings retailer, announces its charitable partnership with Mercy Housing, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable homes to individuals and families with low incomes nationwide. As part of the partnership, Overstock commits to provide support, product donations, and employee volunteer opportunities, and to

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Thanks to recent grants, 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 Educational Support Grant to Mercy Housing residents. The purpose of the grant

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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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Our Partnership Council is growing! Meet our newest members. Welcome, Brittany and LaTasha! We are thrilled to introduce the newest members of our Partnership Council. The Mercy Housing Mountain Plains Partnership Council is made up of a dynamic group of supporters and community leaders who support the organization’s fundraising activities in Arizona, Colorado, and Nebraska.

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