kids sit outside of Mercy Home

Ways to Give

Your Support Saves Lives

Since 1887, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has been a refuge for kids escaping from the cycle of violence, abuse and neglect.  Mercy Home provides the tools necessary for a bright future such as a safe home, therapy, education resources, mentoring, tutoring, job skills and aftercare support.  99.6% of the funds to provide these services are from you, our generous donors.

Planned Giving

Using our gift planning services will allow you to give without affecting your income, provide yourself added income, and protect your heirs.


Donate now using our safe, secure online donation form. Your gift allows us to provide 24/7 care for abused and neglected children.

More Ways To Give

You can support our mission in so many ways. We feel so grateful for our volunteers and donors who are determined to continue to make our mission possible.

Mercy Home is proud to team with corporate partners through a wide range of events, volunteer opportunities and fundraising programs.

Some companies will match your gift or volunteer time to Mercy Home dollar for dollar or even more! Check to see what your employer can offer.

Mercy Home accepts gifts of cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and more.

Fundraising on Facebook offers several advantages. Facebook users can contribute with just a couple clicks without leaving the platform.

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Become a Mercy Home Hero

You can be a Hero to children in need by running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Mercy Home. With every step you take, you’ll help give abused, neglected, and abandoned children a safe, loving home.

Interested in other Endurance fundraising options? Be a Hero-However You Choose. No matter what activity you choose, your efforts will go a long, long way to give abused, neglected, and at-risk children a safe, loving home, healing from trauma, and tools to build a brighter future.

A Day in the Life

TJ’s Story

Mercy Home helps me succeed by providing me with all the tools and resources I need to be successful.

– TJ