The wife and daughter of the late Cmdr. Paul Bauer came to Mercy Home to make a contribution to his memorial scholarship.
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
After a successful season, Mercy Home’s IIAA basketball team, the Mustangs, took home the state championship as well as the Sportsmanship Award.
Mercy Home Heroes took to the Chicago Streets for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. Among them were 22 Mercy Home coworkers and three of our kids!
March was an amazing month for Mercy Home. With appearances at both Chicago- area parades and help from our sponsors, this was truly a March for Kids!
A Mercy Home coworker gave the keynote speech at the Chicago Jesuit Academy’s gala.
The Post-Secondary Rally gave Mercy Home’s kids a chance to consider career and education options.
The annual Job Skills Workshop helped our kids prepare for success in their careers.
Our President Fr. Scott Donahue will be inducted into the Irish-American Hall of Fame this spring.
The young women of Mercy Home showed off their artistic talents in the annual Art Show.
Overcoming the impossible; after her mother passed away, Jasmine struggled to get out of bed each day to go to school, but with the help of Mercy Home she was able to find hope and heal.
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