Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has broken the cycle of neglect and abuse for over 30,000 kids since 1887.
The boys and girls we help are ones who couldn’t make it without us, and they are the ones who are motivated to succeed.
See how Mercy Home builds the confidence and skills kids need to have successful futures.
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99.9% of the funds Mercy Home needs are provided by donors like you. Please help make a difference for a child in need.
Help youth escape poverty, abuse, or neglect.
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The following national child abuse statistics from Childhelp and DOSOMETHING.org present facts on how abused youth in the United States are affected by violence and maltreatment:
Annual reports of child abuse in the U.S.
Incidents of abuse go unreported.
Number of deaths due to abuse
Percentage of abuse that is neglect
How often abuse is reported.
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All types of abuse are damaging. Even if less physically noticeable, they still bear scars and require intervention to protect a child’s life.
If you see any of the following behavior in children, it may be a sign of abuse
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