Both Mercy Home’s kids and coworkers have worked hard to raise money for the survivors of Hurricane Dorian.
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
The Employer Appreciation Dinner gave Mercy Home’s kids a chance to celebrate with and thank companies and organizations across Chicagoland who provided our young people with internships and career-exposure visits.
As a case manager in Admissions, Andre Boada is one of the first people kids and families interact with at Mercy Home.
Our AfterCare members learned how to use mindfulness to achieve their academic goals at a retreat over the summer.
This school year, Mercy Model in Schools will become Mercy Home’s Resilient Schools to capture our goal for students, teachers and school communities to build resilience in the face of adversity.
Mercy Home’s AfterCare Case Manager Latoya Bingham fell in love with Mercy Home as a MercyWorker and now provides support to our young people after they leave Mercy Home.
Claire Hartfield, author of A Few Red Drops, gave an author talk and led a discussion on Chicago’s 1919 race riots as part of Mercy Home’s Speaker Series workshops.
Mercy Home coworker Justin Earls uses his unique ability to connect with our young men to make a difference in the lives of our kids.
Mercy Home coworker Bonnie Lee uses her relationship building skills to make a difference in the lives of our kids.
Mercy Home said goodbye to the MercyWorks class of 2018-2019 with a closing ceremony that celebrated their achievements over the past year.
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