Bridgette’s Story

Bridgette, a 2003 Mercy House graduate, shares her story.

In 2003, Bridgette learned she was pregnant. She didn’t know how she would make it through the next couple of months, let alone hope, dream, and plan for her future. Yet, she chose life for her baby and came to Mercy House. She shares significant events in her life that may not have happened if it were not for Mercy House.

Shelter in the Midst of a Storm

We all need shelter in the midst of a storm. Mercy House has opened our availability to women affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

We all need shelter in the midst of a storm. Thank you for helping us be not only a shelter but a place to call home for women in need.

Creative Ways to Give {Amazon Prime Day}

Creative ways to give to Mercy House at no extra cost to you - shop on Amazon Smile on Prime Day! Tuesday, July 11th.

Did you know there are ways to support Mercy House at no extra cost to you? Amazon has a Community Program that will donate a percentage or portion of purchases made to the charity of your choice when… Read More

No Daylight to Separate Us

There is no us and them — “there is no daylight to separate us — there’s only us.” We belong to each other.

“Sometimes it’s necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness.” Galway Kinnell In his book, “Tattoos on the Heart,” Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles writes, “The wrong idea has taken root in the world. And… Read More

Oh How Much Great in the Small

“Oh, how much great in the small!” are words that well up in my soul as I ponder the miracle of life.

What is it about a tiny baby that reduces a man to a babbling, infantile being spewing gibberish and nonsense like he’s lost his mind? This happens to me daily any time I see one of the four babies living here at Mercy House or whenever I spend time with my five-month-old grandson.