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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.
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Mercy Home Coworker Sasha Weinert creates a positive environment for our kids.
Mercy Home’s Summer Enrichment Program and Summer Career Institute celebrated a summer of learning and development as our young men presented their final projects.
Men’s BBQ gives Mercy Home’s girls a chance for positive interactions with male role models.
Mercy Home’s young people and Associate Board celebrated summer with the first annual Mercy Field Day.
At Mercy Home, Ryan received the tools he needed to be successful in school.
In our first edition of Coworker Corner, kitchen staff member Stanley Smith looks back at the road that brought him to Mercy Home.
For 10 years, middle school-aged kids at Mercy Home have participated in the Dream, Believe, Achieve program at Elmhurst College, which gives them early college exposure.
Carlos found the support and tools he needed to be successful at Mercy Home.
Wintrust coworkers came to Mercy Home to put together packages of sports equipment donated by Good Sports to be given to local nonprofits, including Mercy Home.
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