Mercy Home was founded by a Catholic priest from Boston who proposed the idea to Chicago’s first Archbishop back in 1887. Since then, our legacy of service to those in need has been rooted in the gospels and in Catholic tradition. We thought we’d ask our friends how much they know about Catholic history and […]
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Not all summer days are bright and sunny. Try out these five fun and easy crafts – perfect for a summer day spent indoors!
As it is in any home, instilling a lifelong love of reading is critical to Mercy Home’s goal of helping our young people succeed in school, discover their gifts and develop into confident and well-rounded adults.
The symbolism of light, and by extension, candles have a long history in the Catholic Church and represent the light of Christ and the hope he brings to a fallen world.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Andrew Elderkin! Learn about why Andrew decided to run on the Heroes team and his tips for first timers.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Pete Miscinski! Learn about why Pete loved running on the Heroes team and all about his greatest accomplishments.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Teresa Haugen! Learn about how Teresa trained for the marathon as a Mercy Home Hero and her greatest accomplishments.
Meet our Mercy Home Hero, Mindy Davis! Learn about how she discovered Mercy Home and decided to use her passion for running to help our mission.
Our Admissions team connects with every young person who is seeking support from Mercy Home—test your knowledge and learn more about our referral process.
Every year, the young people of Mercy Home reflect on the community service work they have completed and share it as a Christmas gift to the city of Chicago.
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