People chatting and laughing

Giving Thanks Together

December 3, 2018/by Nic Halverson

Partners in Prayer: Tyler Finds Safety at Mercy Home

Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for young people like Isabelle whose incredible burdens were lifted when she moved into Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
November 21, 2018/by Fr. Scott Donahue

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

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Youth Violence

Your child might be the victim of violence or bullying without you ever knowing. There are certain telltale signs that all parents should be aware of.
October 29, 2018/by Web Team

How Kids Grieve

Read more about how lessons we've learned at Mercy Home have taught us that partnering with your child’s education is a formula for success!
October 24, 2018/by Peter Kelly

First Pet Blessing a Huge Success

Mercy Home celebrates the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with a community Pet Blessing! Read about the event and how our facility dog Pongo enjoyed meeting new friends and being blessed by Fr. Scott.
October 11, 2018/by Web Team
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