Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has been a solution for kids in crisis since 1887.We provide life-changing care and support services to abused and at-risk children while promoting healing for families and communities.
News and updates about Mercy Home’s events, fundraisers, and Home happenings.
Mercy Home’s Medical, Dental, Psychological and Wellness program receives support from the Chicago Chapter of the Links, Inc., an international nonprofit committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans.
Mercy Home celebrates the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with a community Pet Blessing! Read about the event and how our facility dog Pongo enjoyed meeting new friends and being blessed by Fr. Scott.
Our young people put their green thumbs to the test this summer by growing fresh vegetables which recently culminated in a garden dinner.
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.
A group of educators representing 16 Chicagoland schools gathered at Mercy Home for a two-day workshop on using trauma-informed classroom strategies.
Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates’ Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.
In partnership with the Kennedy Forum, Mercy Home coworkers discussed the impact of adverse childhood experiences, (or ACEs), on child development & health.
Volunteers will be out in force for St. Patrick’s Day events throughout the month of March, collecting donations for Mercy Home’s March for Kids.
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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, a 501(c)(3), licensed child care institution and licensed child welfare agency. EIN: 36-2171726