Feb 28, 2023
Mercy Anchor Community Center welcomes first tenants
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
Second annual Thanksgiving meal served at Erie City Mission
The Mercy Center for Women organized its second annual Thanksgiving luncheon, served to over 150 guests at the Erie City Mission.
Aug 19, 2022
Holy Rosary project receives Erie preservation award
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
WEAR program awarded $100,000 grant
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
Mercy Center wins $25k for community garden
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
Largest single donation received for new housing program
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
Women enjoy 'Loving the Dream' vision board activity
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
Mercy Center receives more than $600,000 for new housing program
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.
Dec 10, 2021
Reclaiming Home Art Auction
The Mercy Center for Women held an art auction Dec. 10 involving local artists and community members who transformed old pieces of furniture, many of which winning bidders donated back to the center for its new residential center.
Nov 20, 2021
Thanksgiving Luncheon Served at Erie City Mission
Residents and staff collaborate with Erie City Mission for holiday meal.
Oct 29, 2021
Media Covers Housing Need
Executive Director Jennie Hagerty received media coverage about the critical need for housing in the Erie area.
Oct 29, 2021
Holy Rosary School Renovation Update
We are nearing completion of the Holy Rosary School project that will be the anchor building in the Marvintown/Academy area of the City of Erie.
Oct 23, 2021
Halloween Party for Women & Children
Kids and women alike took part in the annual Halloween party on Oct. 23.
Oct 13, 2021
Book Nook Ribbon Cutting
Mercy Center for Women held a ribbon cutting celebration on Oct. 13 for its new book nook, thanks to WQLN PBS, AmeriHealth Caritas and Hooked On Books For Kids.
Sep 11, 2021
Pedal for Mercy
Mercy Center for Women held its inaugural Pedal for Mercy bike ride/fundraiser on Sept. 11 at Penn Shore Winery and Vineyards in North East, Pa.
Aug 08, 2021
Butterfly Event Celebration
The Mercy Center for Women's annual Butterfly Effect Celebration took place on Aug. 8 in the garden area behind the Mercy Center for Women.
Oct 13, 2020
Your Two Cents Worth
Mercy Center for Women was blessed to be chosen along with four other local nonprofits to participate in the Country Fair’s Pump for Charity project from May 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.