Read past press releases by Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.

Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces

Mercy Home Earns Tribune’s Top Workplaces Honor for 8th Straight Year

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls was again named among the top 100 places to work in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune for the eighth year in a row.

Chicagoans, Mercy Home Make This Month a March for Kids

Mercy Home March for Kids helps break cycles of abuse and neglect.

Mercy Home President Fr. Scott Donahue Inducted into Irish American Hall of Fame

Fr. Scott Donahue, President and CEO of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, was inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 27.

Mentors Change Young Lives

Friends First mentors change young lives. Anyone interested in learning more about the program and meeting the Friends First staff can attend one of two information sessions held each month.

Mercy Home Receives Serve Illinois Grant

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls received a grant from Serve Illinois in support of 12 AmeriCorps members serving in its MercyWorks program.

March for Kids


Volunteers will be out in force for St. Patrick’s Day events throughout the month of March, collecting donations for Mercy Home’s March for Kids.

Ringside Gala: Saving Kids is All of Our Business

On Oct. 14, amateur boxers from leading companies will step into the ring at the Ringside Gala to face off for a great cause – children at Mercy Home.

Trauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act

Mercy Home is urging support of legislation that would help front-line professionals recognize and respond to psychological trauma through trauma-informed care.