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1st Period – Lesson Plans New Gear for the New School Year! The calendar may say early August, but back-to-school (BTS) time is just around the corner for many kids across the country. For students heading back to school can bring a myriad of emotions – excitement, fear, dread(it is the first day of a

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A Special Thank You Mercy Housing Midwest recently held its 2022 Power of Home fundraiser in Omaha, Nebraska. Attendees had the opportunity to meet our new Mountain Plains president, Shelly Marquez, and learn more about our exciting plans for developing more stable, affordable housing in the community. Congratulations to this year’s Heart of Mercy Award

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‘My hat is off to you, kiddo.’ – Patricia O’Roark I worked with Sr Carolyn when she was President of Mercy Housing Midwest for several years. She shared with me several times that she was “in over her head.” After all, she had been educated to be an educator, and she was very successful both

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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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Rendering of The Rose on Colfax

Across the United States, the need for affordable housing has never been more important. To help meet this demand, Mercy Housing has been busy working on many new developments across the Mountain Plains region. Safe, stable housing helps provide a foundation for success, and we are happy to be expanding in several locations! The Rose

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Ready. Set. Go! Summer is in full swing with Out-of-School Time (OST) programming in communities across the Mountain Plains. OST is one of Mercy Housing’s most popular programs for youth and engages hundreds of kids each year with fun activities and healthy snacks. For so many parents, OST provides peace of mind knowing their children

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The Power of Home Southwest Fundraiser 2022

Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is bringing the Power of Home to communities across the region. The Power of Home is more than a fundraising event – it is an opportunity to reconnect with community partners, forge new relationships, introduce our new Regional President, and celebrate Mercy Housing’s 40th anniversary! The Power of Home Southwest was

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DENVER, CO – Mercy Housing Inc. is pleased to announce Shelly Marquez as the new president of the Mountain Plains region. Marquez will lead the region’s operations, including real estate development, fundraising and resident services in the region. Mercy Housing Mountain Plains is an affiliate of Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit, and

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Two women organizing books on a book shelf, smiling towards the camera

When the pandemic put a pause on chair yoga, Brenda changed course and used her love for reading to help residents at Page Commons in Gilbert, Arizona, in another meaningful way! Before COVID, Brenda taught adaptive chair yoga to senior residents at Page Commons. The group met once a week in the library, as they

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A photo of two women volunteers smiling at the camera while volunteering at a food pantry

Over the past several years, the demand for food services has increased dramatically as so many people face uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. To help combat this need, Mercy Housing provides free, onsite food pantries to offer seniors, families, and people with special needs basic living essentials. This vital resource helps

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