Ruben’s Big Surprise: A Hero’s Sacrifice

Ruben, a Mercy Home resident, overcame many obstacles to join the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon as a Mercy Home Hero. Race-day, however, didn’t turn out the way he planned. But fellow Hero Jen Guzman, inspired by Ruben’s journey, stepped up to make things right and gave him an unforgettable surprise.

Computer and Internet Resources for Homework

Access to computers and the internet is an important part of being a student in today’s world. For people who don’t have these tools at home, there are several options in the Chicago area.

Honoring Some of Our Kids’ Biggest Supporters

This summer, Mercy Home’s young people had the opportunity to put their job skills into practice through professional internships. They welcomed their employers for the annual Employer Appreciation Dinner—a chance to share our gratitude honoring some of our kids’ biggest supporters.

Six Ways Mercy Home’s Kids Get Ready for the School Year

With a new school year already upon us, the boys & girls at Mercy Home are hard at work preparing for another successful year and getting ready for school!