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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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Senator Rosa Franklin

“Community” has been the theme threaded throughout Rosa Franklin’s life. From her humble beginning as the youngest of 12 children raised in a small South Carolina town, to becoming the first ever African American woman elected to a seat in the Washington State Senate, Franklin has been a tireless champion of improving the community around

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Sunshine Park apartments clubhouse

Three loans, totaling $9,232,000, will provide land to develop homes with services for communities living with lower incomes. DENVER—Wishcamper Development Partners (WDP) and Mercy Community Capital (MCC) partnered on three pivotal land acquisition loans to develop greatly needed affordable housing and resident services for people living with lower incomes in the Oregon towns of Woodburn,

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Rendering of Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing

Construction is set to begin on Mercy Housing California’s first new affordable community solely focused on serving seniors (aged 62 years and older) who have experienced homelessness. Located at 14536 West Burbank Boulevard in the Sherman Oaks community of Los Angeles, Burbank Boulevard Senior Housing will feature 54 rental apartments and a community room, as

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Exterior Photo of Gardner House

Gardner House and Allen Family Center in Seattle, WA, have officially been open one year and this is an accomplishment worth celebrating! Creating this first-of-its-kind supportive housing and community center was a monumental accomplishment for Seattle. Today, families that have formerly experienced homelessness now have a stable place to call home — families like Luvissa’s.

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Juneteenth plaque in Texas
Jun 16

Juneteenth

Reflections by Web Brown SVP Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion June 19 is Juneteenth and I invite you to join me in celebrating this holiday. As we commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S., I invite you to take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices that were made for emancipation. Today, we remember

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The two organizations continue their long-term partnership to end cycles of poverty through housing and education in the Pacific Northwest. SEATTLE — A leading affordable housing nonprofit, Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), and the Dominican Sisters of Adrian have partnered once again to meet the historic need for educational opportunities for families earning low incomes. This

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release:  June 7, 2021 ATLANTA – Mercy Housing Southeast announces the construction on a 46-unit affordable housing community in Mauldin, SC. Championed by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and with generous financial support for SC Housing and the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority (GCRA), Mauldin Center Apartments will serve families earning

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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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