Everything we do is because of people like you. Why your help matters.
Mercy Hope is only able to provide our kids with everything they need to succeed with your help. Your support will ensure that we save their lives and change the future of over 400 kids this year. Since 1887 we’ve changed the story of over 30,000 kids.
Donate to Mercy Home
Donate now using our safe, secure online donation form. Our form will work on any device and will allow you to make a one time donation, become a monthly donor or make a tribute or gift in memory on a single form.
Mercy Home has gift planning services that provides benefits to you, beyond knowing that you’ve help our kids succeed. Using our gift planning services will allow you to give without affecting your income, provide yourself added income, and protect your heirs.
Volunteering at Mercy Home offers you the chance to make a tangible, hands on difference in the lives of kids in need. Learn about all of the ways you could donate your time and expertise to help Mercy Home and the kids we serve.
Every year, hundreds of extraordinary men and women—our Mercy Home Heroes—support our children by taking on extraordinary personal challenges and planning creative events to help us raise funds and awareness.
Mark your calendars for Mercy Home’s third annual Poker Night! Enjoy a fun night with your friends and colleagues filled with casino games and a fabulous dinner buffet at Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse—all while supporting a great cause.
March for Kids is an annual campaign centered on building awareness of the plight of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls’ children. Every March, thousands of volunteers take to Chicago’s streets to raise critical funds that give Mercy Home’s kids a safe, loving home, clothing, meals, and a warm bed away from traumatic pasts.
When a friend has a physical injury, we encourage them to see a doctor. Why don’t we do the same when a friend is hurting mentally?
Untreated mental illness within a family can lead to trauma and insufficient care of its young people. That’s why Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is asking the public to sign its online pledge to help end the stigma of mental illness.
Mercy Home is proud to team with corporate partners through a wide range of events, volunteer opportunities and fundraising programs. We work to meet the goals and objectives of corporations who, in turn, support a good cause and benefit from partnering with one of Chicago’s leading children’s charities.