5 Ways Poverty Affects You

5 Ways Poverty Affects You

Poverty affects all of us, every day, many times in ways that we may not recognize. Here’s just a handful: 1. Your Wallet The American Psychological Association estimates that child poverty costs the U.S. economy $500 billion a year. That touches the lives of anyone in the country.        2. Your Work Life The … Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Volunteer Spotlight: Britney

Meet Britney — she may be new to Colorado, but she is no stranger at Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights in Denver where she is regularly greeted with big hugs and warm smiles by residents. Francis Heights is a 383-home senior apartment building that offers low-income residents a safe, accessible place to call home and Britney … Continue reading

There’s No Stopping These Nursing Students

There’s No Stopping These Nursing Students

Six nursing students from the University of South Dakota graduated this past December after spending roughly 56 service hours at Mercy Housing’s Northern Heights property. Built in 1976, Northern Heights is a multifamily rental property in Rapid City, South Dakota with 96 efficiency and one-bedroom apartments. Students spent time at Northern Heights to learn how … Continue reading

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

This year, over 470 families in California will be celebrating their very first holiday season in a brand new Mercy Housing community. In 2018, Mercy Housing California (MHC) completed construction on several new developments all over the state. As the year draws to a close, these new buildings become homes as residents are gathering together … Continue reading