Entries by Christa Rooks

The Purpose and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Learn more about the Advent wreath and how its symbolism helps many prepare their hearts and minds for the celebration of the Lord’s birth on Christmas.

Mercy Home Christmas Through the Years

As Mercy Home celebrates the end of its 130th year, we look back at the many Christmas seasons our young people have enjoyed thanks to our generous friends.

In the Kitchen with Nyah: Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza

Join our Manager of Food Service Operations, Nyah Griffin, as she shares her Mercy Home-famous recipe for Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza. Huge thanks to Nyah for sharing her delicious recipe!

How to Avoid Running Injuries

Dr. David O’Brian, a well-known sports medicine specialist, gives advice to our Heroes on the best preventative measures to take to avoid running injuries.

Rita Clubs: Supporting the City’s Young Women

Although our girls campus didn’t open until 1987, Mercy Home began its tradition of serving young women long before that through its Rita Clubs.