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Mercy Home Marches in Bud Billiken Parade

Mercy Home marches in the 90th Annual Bud Billiken Parade, the largest African-American parade in the United States.

Young woman at Mercy Home's annual spiritual retreat

Exploring Ways to Change the World

Mercy Home’s young women attended the spring spiritual retreat, where they enjoyed na time of community and reflection.

Friends First and AfterCare Picnic Celebrates Summer

We recently celebrated our annual Friends First and AfterCare Picnic, which brought together nearly 100 former residents, families, mentors, mentees, volunteers, and coworkers.

Summer Spiritual Retreat Invites Young Men to Step into the Arena

On Mercy Home’s summer spiritual retreat, our young men explored the conflicts in their lives and how they wanted to impact the world.

Group at ComEd

Young Women Get In-Depth Look at STEM

Mercy Home partnered with ComEd to put together a STEM workshop where our girls met ComEd’s female engineers and did projects with circuit boards.

Celebrating a Summer of Learning

Mercy Home’s Summer Enrichment Program and Summer Career Institute celebrated a summer of learning and development as our young men presented their final projects.

young women at Mercy Day

Summer Fun in Full Swing at Mercy Field Day

Mercy Home’s young people and Associate Board celebrated summer with the first annual Mercy Field Day.

Colonel Robert R. McCormick

McCormick Foundation Creates Change in Chicago

Our friends at the McCormick Foundation not only support our youth, they work in struggling Chicago communities to solve the city’s most complex problems.