Mercy Home’s kids had a chance to see the hit Broadway show Hamilton, thanks to an Associate Board member, cast members, and a generous donor.
About Christa Rooks
Christa Rooks is the Communications Coordinator at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls. Christa was previously the editor of a weekly newspaper on the North Shore of Chicago, where she covered everything local news. When not writing, she can be found declaring her love for Diet Coke to anyone who will listen.
Entries by Christa Rooks
Mercy Home helds its 17th annual Graduates Luncheon to celebrate the achievements of our kids and raise money for their education.
Mercy Home’s kids enjoyed a visit from the Soul Harbour Ranch mini therapy horses.
One of Mercy Home’s young women was accepted into her dream high school in Chicago, and one of our young men received a scholarship for his college studies.
With help from our friends at the Dawn Brancheau Foundation, the young women at Mercy Home celebrated spring by planting lots of veggies in their garden.
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls names new Vice President of Education and Career Resources department.
Mercy Home received a grant from Links, Incorporated, to address mental health, health and wellness and help cover the cost of our kids’ medical, dentist, and psychiatrist visits, as well as on-site therapeutic care.
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls CFO Cheryl Murphy was named as a notable woman executive over 50 by Crain’s Chicago Business.
At Mercy Home, Nadine was able to realize her dream of going to college.
The kids at Mercy Home celebrated Easter and Passover with a Seder meal.
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