News and updates about Mercy Home’s events, fundraisers, and Home happenings.

Chicago Links Support Mental Health at Mercy Home

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.

First Pet Blessing a Huge Success

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.

Garden Dinner Harvests Feast of Vegetables

Our young people put their green thumbs to the test this summer by growing fresh vegetables which recently culminated in a garden dinner.

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.

Mercy Model in Schools Workshop Teaches Trauma-Informed Care

A group of educators representing 16 Chicagoland schools gathered at Mercy Home for a two-day workshop on using trauma-informed classroom strategies.

Dzuękuję bardzo Means ‘Thank You Very Much’

Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates’ Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.

Exploring the Effects of ACEs on Child Development

In partnership with the Kennedy Forum, Mercy Home coworkers discussed the impact of adverse childhood experiences, (or ACEs), on child development & health.

March for Kids

VOLUNTEERS, DONORS MAKE MONTH A ‘MARCH FOR KIDS’

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.