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.
Fr. Scott participated in the Kennedy Forum of Illinois’ 4th annual meeting, Bending Towards Justice—A Summit For Mental Health Equity.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Bob’s Discount Furniture came to our Walsh Campus recently to transform a living room into an oasis for our young women.
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