Mar 01, 2024
Jennie Hagerty shares her journey and experiences as a woman leader and the profound impact the Mercy Center for Women is having on women in our area.
Feb 14, 2024
The Mercy Center for Women held a free soup buffet for anyone who needed it during this cold weather in downtown Erie.
Feb 13, 2024
The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA) awarded $1.6 million on Tuesday as part of their “Build a Better Future” Program.
Feb 07, 2024
Bowlers with Barnhart Transportation were striking up support for the Mercy Center for Women.
Nov 22, 2023
Two agencies teamed up to provide those experiencing homelessness with a warm meal.
Nov 15, 2023
Residents and staff of the Mercy Center worked in the food pantry to prepare meals for the evening supper program at Emmaus Ministries.
Nov 14, 2023
In the month of October, the Mercy Center reached an all-time high of 114 phone calls, emails, or individuals stopping at our door looking for a safe and warm place to stay and food in their stomachs.
Oct 19, 2023
MCW celebrates the successful launch of a Healthy Choice Pantry in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank, creating a healthier and more empowered community.
Jun 21, 2023
Minority women, especially single mothers, sometimes find it difficult to find the support they need to better themselves. For one local woman, that support came at just the right time.
Feb 28, 2023
Residents will begin moving into the Mercy Anchor Community Center this week, as the MACC project is completed after more than two years in the works.
Nov 21, 2022
The Mercy Center for Women organized its second annual Thanksgiving luncheon, served to over 150 guests at the Erie City Mission.
Aug 19, 2022
Last summer, Mercy Center Executive Director Jennie Hagerty accepted the 2022 Greater Erie Award from Preservation Erie in the Adaptive Reuse category for repurposing the former Holy Rosary School.
Jul 15, 2022
The Erie Community Foundation's Erie Women's Fund made a major announcement July 15 at its summer gathering. The Mercy Center for Women was recognized as the $100,000 grant recipient for its Women Empowered Achieve Results (WEAR) program which was created to break down the barriers of low-income women in Erie, so that they can obtain family-sustaining wages through education and job readiness skills.
Jun 20, 2022
The Mercy Center was one of 200 finalists nationally in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant program and was notified it was one of just 100 nationally to win $25,000 for its new community garden at Mercy Anchor Community Center.
Feb 24, 2022
Mercy Center for Women’s Executive Director Jennie Hagerty and Sister JoAnne Courneen of the Sisters of Mercy were on hand to accept a $535,000 check, the largest single corporate donation in the nonprofit’s 28 year history.
Feb 14, 2022
The women and staff of the Mercy Center for Women took part in a fun project on Valentine’s Day while enjoying delicious food and each other's company.
Dec 14, 2021
On Dec. 13 the Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development Dennis Davin visited the Mercy Center for Women's latest project, the Mercy Anchor Community Center, which will address the housing needs of low income families.