It can be difficult to escape a home full of abuse. Read how Courtney found a safe place at Mercy Home.
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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Hector’s story shows the power of potential. Watch the video of one of Mercy Home’s Youth, Hector tell his story.
At Mercy Home, we celebrated #NationalApplePieDay with a contest of the best pie!
Young women from our Walsh Girls Campus learn how to bake delicious treats with the help of a former “The Great Holiday Baking Show” contestant.
Despite a day off from school, our young men at the boys campus spent the morning home from studying, playing chess, doing arts and crafts, and working through the financial literacy program Everfi.
Want to know how running the Chicago Marathon with Mercy Home changes lives? Here are the top 10 reasons to join the Mercy Home Heroes.
A day off from school doesn’t necessarily mean a break in learning.
Young men and women of Mercy Home spent Presidents’ Day looking into options for their future. The kids were given an opportunity to sign up for sessions after last week’s Post-Secondary Options Pep Rallies.
Have a Jeans day at your office to help raise funds for Mercy Home’s March for Kids campaign – helping to stop child abuse.
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