General News

Grants to End Homelessness - EOIs close on Monday 3 November 2014

The Mercy Foundation is now accepting Expressions of Interest for our Grants to End Homelessness. EOI's must be received by Monday, 3 November 2014.

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The Injustice of Poverty

This week, Anti Poverty Week, we are reminded and troubled by the struggle faced by many people experiencing poverty. We know that homelessness is always about poverty.

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Homes for Homes

The Mercy Foundation is proud to support 'Homes for Homes'

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Asylum Seeker Resource Centre receives Cath Leary Social Justice Award

On 28 August at the Mercy Foundation, CEO Kon Karapanagiotidis on behalf of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Melbourne, was presented with the 2014 Cath Leary Mercy Foundation Social Justice Award.

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Congratulations to our Youth Award Winners!

Congratulations to our Social Justice Youth Award Winners! Our joint winners are from Santa Maria College, Perth and Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College, North Sydney.

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Connecting and collaborating: What are we doing to assist asylum seekers in Sydney?

On 28th August 10am - 3pm the Mercy Foundation is hosting a forum for people working in organisations that assist or want to assist asylum seekers in our community. Register by 21 August.

Media Release

We may not need another Homeless Persons Week

Instead of lamenting the problem that is homelessness for a week in August every year, let’s work on making sure we don’t need Homeless Persons Week. Let’s have ‘Celebrating Housing Everyone in our Community Week’.

General News

Older Women and Homelessness Forum

On August 7, the Australasian Housing Institute is hosting a forum on Older Women and Homelessness. Felicity Reynolds, CEO of the Mercy Foundation will be presenting the latest research, issues and trends on older women and homelessness.

General News

Vale Cath Leary

The Mercy Foundation has lost a Board member, social justice advocate and educator and dear friend. Cath Leary passed away on the 27th June 2014.

Conference Presentation

COTA Forum: Paying the Price - Women, work and care

COTA NSW held a Parliamentary Forum to explore the financial challenges that women face as they age. A number of issues were highlighted. Felicity Reynolds, CEO of the Mercy Foundation made a presentation on older women and homelessness.