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Mercy Housing Southeast is proud to be part of an important partnership to redevelop a 1950s-era apartment complex in the historic Old Fourth Ward, one of Atlanta’s fastest gentrifying neighborhoods where increasing property values risk forcing long-time residents out of their homes. Built in 1951, the existing 58 uninsulated cinderblock apartments will be replaced with

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Ensuring that residents have access to healthy food is always a goal for Mercy Housing’s resident services. At Savannah Gardens, we have introduced several ways for residents to have affordable options for overcoming food insecurity, including a food pantry and healthy meals for children attending summer camp. Most recently, with support from the nonprofit, Share

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Mercy Housing Southeast Receives $2 Million Gift from the Yield Giving Open Call Atlanta, GA– Today, MacKenzie Scott through Yield Giving announced Mercy Housing Southeast as one of the Yield Giving Open Call’s awardees for working with people and in places experiencing the greatest need in the United States. Mercy Housing Southeast received $2 million

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A Neighborhood Thrives Along Auburn Avenue In the early 1900s, Sweet Auburn was a place for neighbors to meet and discuss social issues. Often congregating on Auburn Avenue, where Henry Rucker built Atlanta’s first black-owned office building, residents would also gather to hear the latest news related to black culture and entertainment. Lined with small

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Every parent wants to send their kid to school feeling well-fed and healthy. At Mercy Housing, residents are leading a first-of-its-kind partnership effort with the national campaign No Kid Hungry (NKH) to improve food access in their communities. Led by the organization Share Our Strength, the No Kid Hungry campaign has one goal: End childhood

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Summer was in full swing for 48 youth living at Savannah Gardens and Thrive Sweet Auburn. Kids at Thrive Sweet Auburn enjoyed their first Mercy Housing Southeast summer camp with field trips to the Georgia Aquarium and Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park, where they focused on STEM concepts. Families at Thrive Sweet Auburn are

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We are excited to be moving forward with developing three communities in the Southeast: Henderson Place, Belvedere, and Clairmont Family. Preserving Affordable Housing in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward  In partnership with the Historic District Development Corporation (HDDC), the only nonprofit dedicated to preserving affordable housing in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, Mercy Housing Southeast is

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In 2019, Candice Lee experienced shortness of breath and her chest hurt. Wasting no time, she went to the emergency room, “they ran an EKG, which came back abnormal.” she explained. The ER doctors then sent her to the Cath Lab for additional tests, “I literally had people grabbing every arm and leg…just prepping me.

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Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating the grand opening of Thrive Sweet Auburn! Located in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward, Thrive Sweet Auburn is a mixed-use affordable housing community is a collaboration between MHSE and Project Community Connections, Inc. (PCCI), a nonprofit working to end homelessness in Atlanta, and is now home

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Fun Fact: jumping up and down is an example of conserving energy from potential into kinetic energy. Seeing was believing for 35 kids at Mercy Housing Southeast’s Hills at Fairington and Terraces at Parkview who spent a day at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in April. As this group learned, there is more to jumping on

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