Friends First and AfterCare Picnic Celebrates Summer

We recently celebrated our annual Friends First and AfterCare Picnic, which brought together nearly 100 former residents, families, mentors, mentees, volunteers, and coworkers.

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 past year.

Geraldine and Ariel

Volunteer Makes Bigger Impact with Friends First Mentoring Program

Mercy Home’s Friends First Mentoring Program allows volunteers to make a bigger difference in the lives kids in need of role models.

St. Malachy students at TransUnion learning about mindfulness

Friends First and TransUnion: A Partnership for the Mind, Body, and Spirit

Friends First Workplace-Based Mentoring Program and TransUnion team up to support Chicago kids through structured relationships with professionals.

Help Transform Your Community – Become a Mentor!

Sonya Davis joined the Friends First mentoring program with Mercy Home and became a role model and friend to 14-year-old Alaila.

MercyWorks Reflection | Social Justice: Luis Bahena

MercyWorks Alumni, Luis Bahena, reflects on how the importance of social justice and throughout his MercyWorks year, he challenged his community to get to know their youth but most importantly be an advocate for them.