Mercy Home was recognized for its historic and innovative work with children and families in crisis through an official proclamation by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
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About Mark Schmeltzer
Mark Schmeltzer is a man of many words. Currently serving as Director of Communications at Mercy Home, he has spent his career arranging many words for non-profits in order to help them make the world a better place. He’s a big fan of new ideas and inventive expression. But most of all, he’s a husband and a dad.
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Mercy Home names Emily Neal as the new Vice President of Organizational Development.
Mercy Home President and CEO Fr. Scott Donahue gave the invocation at the Irish American Labor Council dinner and accepted a generous donation on the Home’s behalf.
Mercy Home President/CEO Fr. Scott Donahue was inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame.
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, along with other faith, education, and community organizations, co-sponsored a gathering at St. Barnabas Church that addressed the city of Chicago’s epidemic of violence.
Fr. Scott Donahue, President and CEO of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, was inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 27.
Friends First mentors change young lives. Anyone interested in learning more about the program and meeting the Friends First staff can attend one of two information sessions held each month.
Mercy Home is blessed with talented coworkers who make a difference in our kids’ lives. One of them is Monti Clayton, who has been with the Home since 1989.
Recently, Mercy Home said a sorrowful goodbye to a beloved member of our family. Since 2005, Faye provided a welcoming presence at our Walsh Campus.
Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates’ Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.
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