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MERCY HOUSING ENDOWMENT The Sisters of Mercy are known for their tradition of being a community of Faith in Motion. In 1981, almost 100 years after their formation, a group of passionate Sisters working in Omaha, NE, saw a critical need for quality affordable housing. With a vision to ‘do better’ at providing safe and

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40th Anniversary Honorees

We honored two outstanding advocates for their incredible impact in the health and housing sectors. We know that health starts with home, and innovative partnerships help us address the social determinants of health by bringing health and wellness programs into our communities. Adrienne Crowe | Guardian Angel Award Ms. Crowe has a seasoned career in

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The 40th Anniversary Gala took place on September 22nd at the Denver Art Museum. It was a time to celebrate the past, honor two very special individuals, and come together to raise money for future programs. Supporters like you joined in person and virtually to raise more than $2 million. We can’t thank you enough.

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“We can do better.” It was this phrase from founder Sister Timothy Marie O’Roark, a Sister of Mercy of Omaha, that led to the establishment of Mercy Housing, Inc. in 1981. Thanks to you, we recently celebrated our 40th anniversary as the largest affordable housing nonprofit in the country. It was an inspiring evening at

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people looking at an art installation

Weinberg/Newton Gallery, in partnership with Mercy Housing Lakefront, hosted the Key Change exhibition from April 29 through July 16. Key Change featured artwork by Gabrielle Garland, Tonika Lewis Johnson, Maymay Jumsai, Riff Studio, and Southside Home Movie Project and illuminated housing injustices that disproportionately impact people with low incomes and Communities of Color and solutions

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Francis Heights

Resident Profile: Glen, Francis Heights  Mention Jon Bon Jovi to Mercy Housing’s Francis Heights resident Glen and prepare to hear some amazing stories about the famed musician. You see, Glen helped to build the musician’s 62-acre New Jersey home. He was also invited to play the drums in Bon Jovi’s home studio. His stories are

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Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood is known for its walkable boulevards, kosher delis, and its close proximity to world-class museums. Now, it’s also the site of 48 new affordable, service-enriched homes for seniors at the Howard and Irene Levine Senior Community. Named for philanthropists and housing advocates Howard and Irene Levine, whose son David Levine,

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For almost thirty years, until her retirement in 2014, Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM, served as President and CEO of Mercy Housing. Under her leadership, Mercy Housing expanded from a small, regional housing development organization with 250 homes to a nationwide leader that provides over 24,000 affordable homes to nearly 45,000 residents in 21 states, with

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There was hardly a dry eye in the courtyard of Mercy North Auburn at Rock Creek as resident Sonja shared her moving story on May 11th’s dedication event. “When he first saw the place, my son said, ‘Mom, I thought you were moving us somewhere ugly. This is really nice!’” Sonja recalled to the partners,

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As Californians continue to feel the crunch of our state’s rising rents and lack of housing production, the State legislature has been surprisingly unable to advance legislation to address key barriers to building more homes. Unfortunately, most of the bills proposed in the last few years have stalled out after failing to gain the support

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