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April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.

Help End Child Abuse

Help End Child Abuse

This month is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Take our pledge to end child abuse and neglect.

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Time's Running Out

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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Your Gift Doubled!

Last chance for your gift to go twice as far!

Support March For Kids

It Begins With You

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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MercyWorks Americorps Member Named as Volunteer of the Week

MercyWorks Americorps Member Named as Volunteer of the Week

We are excited to announce that our coworker Khristina Richardson has been selected as the Volunteer of the Week by Serve Illinois. Khristina, who is currently serving as a MercyWorks AmeriCorps Youth Care Worker with 14-17 year old girls here at Mercy Home, was selected because of her dedication to our kids.

Khristina’s job requires an aptitude for a variety of skills. She excels as a communicator with our kids, families, and coworkers. Because of her ability to interact with at-risk youth and their families with both sensitivity and responsiveness, she is an excellent asset to work with the diverse, ever-changing population at Mercy Home.

With her compassion for others, positive “can do” attitude, and passionate devotion to her position, we are fortunate to have Khristina serving with us at Mercy Home! She has truly demonstrated her commitment to serving Mercy Home kids and families as an advocate and role model.

With that in mind, it’s no surprise that, in addition to being chosen as the Volunteer of the Week, Khristina was also recently voted by her coworkers as the Staff Member of the Week.

Congratulations to Khristina for proving every day that she is committed to helping our kids reach their goals and make their dreams a reality.

Do you know someone who might be interested in serving as a MercyWorker at Mercy Home?

MercyWorks offers an opportunity for recent college graduates to impact the lives of kids in Chicago and gain professional experience while growing spiritually and becoming more socially conscious.

Our MercyWorkers live in an intentional community with other volunteers and engage in weekly community nights and seasonal retreats that are focused around five core values: social justice, sustainability, spirituality, community, and professional development.

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A Thank You and Farewell

Mercy Home said goodbye to the MercyWorks class of 2018-2019 with a closing ceremony that celebrated their achievements over the...

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