Entries by Peter Kelly

Mercy Home Heroes Fundraising Guide 

Fundraising is an important part of becoming a Hero for our kids. Mercy Home is 100 percent privately funded and the care we provide is only possible thanks to generous donors. Our Heroes don’t just show courage on race day – they do it every time they ask for a donation.  For some, fundraising may seem […]

Mercy Home Heroes Spotlight: Barbara Brodsky

In 2015, Barbara Brodsky was talking with her neighbor when she mentioned she wanted to get back into running. Her neighbor happened to work at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls and suggested she join the Heroes team. Two days later, she signed up to finally complete her first marathon – a mission she had […]

Mercy Home Heroes Spotlight: Anthony Ballor

Anthony Ballor had big plans for 2020. He was signed up to run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Berlin Marathon, and was hoping to add London to the mix as well. With Tokyo and Chicago already under his belt, he’d be at least halfway to the six world marathon majors. But the world changed, and […]