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Take our pledge

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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Donate Your Stimulus Check

At Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we are committed to helping kids and families in need — especially in times of crisis. Even in the best of times, these families struggle financially. The pandemic has only intensified their hardships, as they struggle with job loss, hunger, and homelessness. 

Mercy Home expanded our capacity to help more kids and families during the pandemic, which is why we need your support now more than ever to maintain our critical network of care. One way to do so is to donate your stimulus check.  

In April 2020, as part of the Coronavirus, Aide, Relief and Economic Security act (CARES), the U.S. government sent checks of $2,400 to couples and $1,200 to individuals to offset the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional payments of $500 per child for families were also provided. As of December, 2020, Congress is currently working on a new stimulus package that could potentially distribute more relief checks.

Stimulus checks can be used on anything to offset loss of income — your mortgage, rent, car payments, or even food. But if you are fortunate enough to not need this assistance, please consider donating your stimulus check to Mercy Home, where it will help kids and families who desperately need it. 

And thanks to our friends at the Foglia Family Foundation, your stimulus-check gift will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100,000 through December 31st. That means your gift will provide twice the support for kids and families in need.

We rely on the compassion of caring people like you so our Home can provide the lifeline that our children and families need. Thank you for sharing your generosity and being a source of light during these dark times.