Around 94 percent of our kids come from single-parent households where, more often than not, fathers are not in the picture. Fortunately, at Mercy Home, there are many coworkers who serve as father figures for our kids.
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Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates’ Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.
Facility dog Pongo’s familiar presence is opening up new lines of communication and forming meaningful relationships to better help our boys and girls heal.
A group of Friends First matches recently learned valuable skills for the future when our friends at Swoon held a Career Day at Mercy Home.
Presidents’ Day at Mercy Home was filled with many different opportunities to learn, thanks to events organized by The Academy!
Mercy Home youth care worker, Peter, has started teaching our young people automotive skills in an after-school programs class.
The young men in our Cooke Home began the year by continuing their tradition of serving others through two volunteer events.
Christmas came early for a group of Mercy Home kids, thanks to the Chicago Bulls’ Kris Dunn, who treated them to a surprise shopping spree.
Congratulations are in order for Academy Vice President Patrick Bittorf, who was named at a Chicago Bulls game as the November Walmart Community Playmaker.
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