Five Ways to Support Your Child’s Education

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!
August 15, 2018/by Web Author

Gospel Reflection: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

As Catholics, we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as she was called by God in both body and spirit to join her son Jesus in heaven.
August 15, 2018/by Fr. Scott Donahue

Three Decades of Care: Monti’s Story

Mercy Home is blessed with talented coworkers who make a difference in our kids' lives. One of them is Monti Clayton, who has been with the Home since 1989.
August 8, 2018/by Christa Rooks

From ‘Just Getting By’ to a Dream of Practicing Law

Read about Rashaun, who went from taking risks and behaving badly in class to flourishing academically at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
August 7, 2018/by Web Author
Bread of Life

Fr. Scott’s Corner – Bread of Life

Jesus is the bread of life. Fr. Scott Donahue illustrates what this means for us as people who follow in the footsteps of Jesus.
July 31, 2018/by Fr. Scott Donahue

Fun Summer Activities at Mercy Home

Lazy summer days are few and far between around Mercy Home. Our boys and girls take full advantage, thanks to a schedule overflowing with summer activities and that keep their bodies, minds, and spirits on the move.
July 27, 2018/by Nic Halverson

Partners in Prayer: Ethan Heals at Mercy Home

At Mercy Home, Ethan heals from childhood abuse and grows into a confident young man. Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for young people like Ethan.
July 24, 2018/by Fr. Scott Donahue

Five Stress-Relief Activities Familes Can Do Together

Amy Williams, mother and social worker, shares five stress-relief activities that families with children of all ages can do together.
July 23, 2018/by Amy Williams

Remembering Faye

Recently, Mercy Home said a sorrowful goodbye to a beloved member of our family. Since 2005, Faye provided a welcoming presence at our Walsh Campus.
July 12, 2018/by Mark Schmeltzer

From Tragedy Springs Opportunity

Read the story of Brenda, a young woman who came to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls determined to succeed and turn tragedy into opportunity.
July 11, 2018/by Web Author

Getting to Know Mercy Beaucoup!

Mercy Beaucoup!, an upscale resale shop that supports Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, is located in Chicago's Old Town at 1545 N. Wells Street.
July 10, 2018/by Jack Connelly

Noshing with Nyah Does BBQ

Cook alongside Mercy Home's Chef Nyah as she grills up Korean BBQ Short Rib Tacos, Kale Slaw, and Corn on the Cob with Scallion Butter.
July 5, 2018/by Christine Nikolich
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