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 […]
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Peter Kelly is a Communications Coordinator for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and a graduate of DePaul University. Away from work, Peter will be found playing basketball, watching basketball or talking about basketball.
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Amanda Anderson may never win an NBA title, but she has her own championship moments when she crosses the marathon finish line for Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Scotty Longmire! Learn how Scotty went from struggling to run a mile to finishing the Chicago Marathon as a Mercy Home Hero.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Heather Mellish! Learn about what it’s like being a hero out of state and why she’ll always run the marathon as a Mercy Home Hero.
While training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, it’s important to remember strength training as part of your routine. This will ensure you are getting proper activation of your trunk and hip musculature. Let’s take a look at ways to strengthen your gluteal muscles, which are essential for overall leg stability as well as […]
As the world unites to fight this crisis, the safety of our kids is our top priority. Mercy Home has adapted to supporting families through teletherapy to ensure our children and families receive the support they need.
Your Easter celebration might look a little different this year, but we’ve found some ways you can maintain your traditions while adhering to social distancing.
In challenging times, we turn to those to whom we are closest – for comfort, friendship, and support. The COVID-19 crisis has created unprecedented challenges, and the children and families we serve need us now more than ever. Though circumstances have changed, our mission remains the same: to bring stability to children and families in […]
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Don St. Jacques! Learn about his unforgettable heroic experience running the marathon as a Mercy Home Hero.
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