By the Numbers: How Your Donation Made an Impact in 2023

By the Numbers: How Your Donation Made an Impact in 2023

Since 1887, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has been a solution for kids in crisis. We provide life-changing care and support services to abused and at-risk youth while promoting healing for families and communities. Here are the numbers how your donation in 2023 mattered.

During fiscal year 2023…

Family members were involved in youths' treatment
former residents supported through scholarships
youth were mentored by volunteers
Former residents & families were provided ongoing support
lived with us
youth had in-person consultation with our admissions staff

565 unique individuals served

We Provided:

family therapy sessions
mentoring sessions
academic & career classes
contacts with former residents
individual therapy sessions
group therapy sessions
pre-admission clinical assessments

Our Model of Care

With our safe, stable, and therapeutic setting, we help youth and families heal from trauma and early life stresses.

Our model of care is built on evidence and lessons learned throughout our 126-year history and has been refined through partnerships with leaders in mental health, child trauma, and young adult development.

Youth Before Coming to Mercy Home

abused or neglected
no parental involvement
experienced housing instability
substance abuse in family
mental illness in family
family income less than $20,000/year

Education and Career

Youth Before Coming to Mercy Home

repeated a grade
not on track to graduate
no formal employment experience

Youth After Coming to Mercy Home

advanced to the next grade
high school seniors graduated
gained employment experience

Youth come to us three years behind in school on average and with little career preparation. But once at Mercy Home, they receive:

  • Tutoring
  • Supplemental coursework
  • Individualized school placement
  • Jobs and internships
  • Executive functions training
  • Career exploration programs

Numbers like these help show that your donation goes far in changing the lives of the kids that we serve. Without the help of generous donors such as yourself, none of this would be possible.

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