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Despite having a stable home, many Mercy Housing residents worry about having access to enough food. Mercy Housing has been addressing the needs of residents for decades through our service-enriched programs. As we have grown, so have our resources. In 2022, Resident Services provided food assistance, including food pantries and meal deliveries to 11,435 households.

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Mercy Housing Mountain Plains has been awarded a 2023 Mercy C.A.R.E.S. Community Reinvestment Grant for $308,200. The grant will fund a new, full-time Health Navigator who will bring additional health education and healthcare access to 650 senior residents across 13 Mercy Housing Mountain Plains communities over three years. The Health Navigator addresses barriers to care

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Did you know that Native people were the first homeless population in the United States? Did you also know that pow-wows are social gatherings due to displacement? Due to laws and movements such as “The Trail of Tears,” Native American tribes were forced to relocate from their homelands (in the southeast) to areas designed specifically

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Green Hope’s Beginnings   Mercy Housing’s Green Hope environmental sustainability program celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2023. The program’s origins date back to 2012 when Mercy Housing responded to a call to action and established the Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee. In early 2013, the committee hired a temporary Sustainability Manager who was later made a

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In August, Representative Liz Berry visited Cedar Crossing located in the Roosevelt Neighborhood of Seattle. Joined by Mercy Housing Northwest President Joe Thompson and Senior Real Estate Developer Alisa Luber, took Rep. Berry on a tour of the courtyard, community spaces, and a couple of available homes. Rep. Berry, who represents the 36th District, was

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High above Gardner House, on the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Hanford St. in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood, tents were aligned in rows. The smell of grilled hot dogs and hamburgers filled the air, while kids, parents, and residents congregated around tables, shared food, laughed, danced to the sounds of music, and

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It all began as a simple conversation. Ellie Griffin, Resident Services Coordinator at Sisters Villa, Eagle Senior Village, and 12th & River, was talking with Twila Dover, a local food bank representative, about a desire to address some of the food security challenges facing the senior residents who call the three communities, “home.” Not all

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In July, Mercy Housing Northwest, in partnership with the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, hosted the Mercy Greenbrae Sustainability Event, where attendees heard from industry experts and learned more about Passive House certification. Once completed, Mercy Greenbrae, which sits on the site of the former Marylhurst University, will feature a three-

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It was wonderful seeing so many friendly faces at this year’s Power of Home, our largest fundraiser of the year. Together we raised nearly $400,000 in support of MHNW’s Mercy Scholars program, which focuses on expanding our education work to every family community through onsite programming, services, and community partnerships. Emceed by Fox 13 and

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Contact:  Kate Peterson | 303.830.3443 |  kpeterson@mercyhousing.org October 26 – DENVER— Mercy Housing, Inc. (MHI) was selected for a highly competitive Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) award to help provide gap funding for several affordable housing communities currently in our development pipeline. MHI received the maximum award amount of $12 million. The Capital Magnet Fund grant will allow

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