Read the story of a Mercy Home kid who took a challenge to run a full marathon on after running side by side with one of Mercy Home’s heroes,Tom Gilardi.
Dave’s story shows the power of breaking the cycle of abuse. Watch the video of one of Mercy Home’s Youth, Dave tell his story.
When the 13-year-old girl arrived at Mercy Home, catching up in class was the furthest thing from her mind. She had long ago lost hope that she would ever be a good student.
In this year’s Christmas video, Fr.Scott Donahue tells a story about a poor woman in Bangladesh and how she chose to give back to her community.
It can be heartbreaking to imagine girls like Shelby roaming the streets alone and afraid. But thanks to your incredible kindness, they can find warmth, shelter, safety, and love at Mercy Home.
Watch a video of a child who had no home for the holidays.
While most kids her age were being tucked into bed by a loving parent,
13-year-old Julia was searching for a warm, dry place to sleep.
Most days, Omar is like any other teenage boy. He sometimes plays his music too loud, loves to play soccer and is impatient to get his drivers’ license. He hopes one day to be a famous athlete, or perhaps, a renowned businessman.
When Mayra first came to Mercy Home, she didn’t know what to think.
Clementina didn’t know how she would ever overcome her grief.
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