Thanks to two generous Chicago actors, Karimah Westbrook and Craig Robinson, Mercy Home’s young men and women attended a special screening of Black Panther.
Presidents’ Day at Mercy Home was filled with many different opportunities to learn, thanks to events organized by The Academy!
Mercy Home’s Walsh Campus started a new tradition called Palate Passport, which introduces our girls to international foods, traditions, and cultures.
Mercy Home youth care worker, Peter, has started teaching our young people automotive skills in an after-school programs class.
The young men in our Cooke Home began the year by continuing their tradition of serving others through two volunteer events.
Some of our young men held a photo exhibition where they shared photographs and stories about their experience at Yellowstone National Park this summer.
One of Mercy Home’s young men, Seth, has enjoyed a unique photography internship at Mercy Home provided by Communications Coordinator, Christa Rooks.
Mercy Home’s tradition of teaching independence via on-the-job training continues with our young people who gain confidence while working on campus.
When Abraham moved out of Mercy Home last fall, his future looked bright. He was working full-time as a third-party claims assistant and quickly earned a promotion. By all means, he could have settled into a nice routine. But something was still nagging him.
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