With our first kid of Christmas, we bring you a heartbreaking essay Tim wrote about struggling through the holidays before finding Mercy Home.
Christmas Video with Our Girls
Watch this video of our girls opening presents last Christmas to see just how special the holidays at Mercy Home can be.
With our second kid of Christmas, we introduce you to Alex whose life took him from an abusive home to one where he is safe and loved.
From struggling at home with a mentally ill mother to being homeless on the streets, our third kid of Christmas introduces you to young Julia.
Exciting News From School!
Our kids have been working hard in school, and want to share some of their proudest accomplishments from the last few weeks.
At a very young age, Sophie—our fourth kid of Christmas—learned to put the holidays out of her mind entirely.
Neglected on Christmas Eve
Kate, a youthcare worker, tells the story of keeping one of our girls company on Christmas Eve after her mom refused to pick her up for the holidays.
You'd never know, while watching CJ effortlessly hit a home run or bring home another A on a science test, the unspeakable pain he's known...
For Andy, our sixth kid of Christmas, the holidays were just another time of pain and sadness—until he found his way to Mercy Home.
Our seventh kid of Christmas tells the story of Leah, a young girl who was afraid of the holidays before coming to Mercy Home.
Larry, our eighth kid of Christmas, had been doing well in school, but he started hanging out with the wrong crowd.
Danielle, our ninth kid of Christmas, tells the story of her first warm and loving holiday at Mercy Home.
Ivan & Belen's Story
Meet our 10th kids of Christmas, Ivan and Belen—siblings who found strength in one another and Mercy Home.
Our eleventh kid of Christmas is Mayra, a girl who found confidence in herself at Mercy Home.
Our Kids Give Back
This holiday season, our boys and girls found ways to make the season bright for others.
Watch a video of a "Day in the Life" of Jorge, our twelfth kid of Christmas, and read his moving story.
The Nativity at Mercy Home
Our beautiful Nativity scene brings hope, love, and peace to our children throughout the Christmas season.