A Mercy Home Christmas

Mercy Home’s holiday festivities culminated with Christmas celebrations at both of our campuses. The annual tradition kicked off on two separate nights with youth speakers, followed by special meals and visits from Santa Claus and his band of merry elves.
January 9, 2019/by Web Team

Festivities with Friends First

In December, Friends First held their annual Christmas party at Mercy Home’s West Loop Campus. The celebration brimmed with holiday cheer, as mentors and mentees – many decked out in red and green attire – took part in the yuletide festivities.
January 9, 2019/by Web Team

Finding a Home of Peace and Stability

Read how Andrew was able to find the stable, supportive home he needed to be successful at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
January 8, 2019/by Christa Rooks

“Noshing with Nyah” Holiday Treats: Baked Mac & Cheese

Cook alongside Mercy Home's Chef Nyah as she cooks up some delicious holiday treats. Next on the list, Baked Macaroni & Cheese.
December 31, 2018/by Christine Nikolich

Giving Thanks Together

Mercy Home's Friends First Mentoring Program held their annual Thanksgiving dinner and celebrated the season of giving together.
December 3, 2018/by Nic Halverson

McDonald’s Volunteers Bring Generosity to Mercy Home

November 12, 2018/by Nic Halverson

Another Year of Workplace Mentoring Begins

Our workplace-based mentoring program recently kicked off its second year, matching young women from St. Malachy with mentors from AT&T.
November 7, 2018/by Web Team

Going Pink for a Cause

Pink was the color of the evening at a breast cancer awareness event held recently at the Walsh Campus. It was a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness and honor those who had suffered from breast cancer.
November 7, 2018/by Web Team

A Place to Call Home

Mercy Home helped Taylor overcome a childhood of homelessness and poverty to look forward to a future of success. She has finally found what she always longed for: a safe place to call home.
November 7, 2018/by Christa Rooks

Friends First Kicks Off Another Year

Mercy Home’s Friends First Mentoring Program kicked off its 31st year with its site-base launch at the West Loop Campus. Over 60 people attended the fun-filled event, including mentors, mentees and family members, as everyone got acquainted with each other and planned for the year ahead.
November 7, 2018/by Web Team

Ruben’s Big Surprise: A Hero’s Sacrifice

Ruben, a Mercy Home resident, overcame many obstacles to join the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon as a Mercy Home Hero. Race-day, however, didn’t turn out the way he planned. But fellow Hero Jen Guzman, inspired by Ruben’s journey, stepped up to make things right and gave him an unforgettable surprise.
November 7, 2018/by Nic Halverson

Computer and Internet Resources for Homework

Access to computers and the internet is an important part of being a student in today’s world. For people who don’t have these tools at home, there are several options in the Chicago area.
November 1, 2018/by Peter Kelly
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