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Your generosity can help Mercy Home's therapeutic programs.

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Your generosity can help strengthen Mercy Home's therapeutic programs that include our facility dog, Pongo.

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There are only a few hours left to help out families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched.

#GivingTuesdayNow is almost over. Only a few hours left to help our families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched up to $50,000 thanks to the generosity of a dedicated group of employees at William Blair and its matching gifts program.

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You can help create a brighter future for Chicago’s children by supporting Mercy Home’s March for Kids this month.

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Your Gift Stays With Kids

Your Gift Stays With Kids

“DANIEL’S BASICALLY BEEN LIKE MY DAD.”

Watch coworker Daniel Nelson share his journey from growing up surrounded by violence on the South Side of Chicago to gang violence to saving lives here at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.

“The kids that I work with are the kids that I grew up with. The kids that I work with are me,” he says.

Entwined with his story is that of Joanne, a former Mercy Home youth, who experienced a serious medical hardship after leaving our care. She recalls how Daniel stood by her side as she overcame all odds and made a miraculous recovery. “It’s really significant to have somebody value you that much,” she says.

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