Entries by Christa Rooks

Mercy Home Receives Serve Illinois Grant

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls received a grant from Serve Illinois in support of 12 AmeriCorps members serving in its MercyWorks program.

Reflections from the Rita Clubs

Long before Mercy Home’s Walsh Girls Campus opened in 1987, our Rita Clubs provided safe and affordable housing to young women in Chicago.

Fish Tanks Provide Therapeutic Benefits at Mercy Home

At Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, fish tanks are a recognizable theme in many common spaces. Learn about the therapeutic benefits of fish tanks and how their presence can be calming for our boys and girls.

Speaker Series: Making Meetings Meaningful

Mercy Home’s Speaker Series Workshop will feature Arnie Aronoff, who will discuss how to make meetings in adolescent mental health settings more meaningful.

Presidents’ Day a Chance to Learn

Presidents’ Day at Mercy Home was filled with many different opportunities to learn, thanks to events organized by The Academy!

Mercy Home Boys Continue Tradition of Service in New Year

The young men in our Cooke Home began the year by continuing their tradition of serving others through two volunteer events.