Upcoming Events

 
Elves Night - December 19, 2019

Volunteer with us on December 19th to wrap donated gifts to the people we support.

Throughout the holiday season, generous friends send in donated gifts, so the women and men in our homes have a present to unwrap on Christmas. Put on your ugly sweater and join us for a couple of hours to wrap gifts. RSVP Today.

Can't join us, but would like to be an elf? Visit our wishlist to make our residents dreams come true.

 

Past Events

To Plant-To Grow-To Give Fundraising Dinner raises almost $100,000

On June 6th, we hosted to Plant-To Grow-To Give fundraising dinner and raised over $100,000 for our urban organic gardens operated by our residents. The event was presented by Lamb Insurance Services, with Grown By Nature sponsors Flag Waterproofing and Restoration and What I Like For Me Is GMO-Free sponsors Fran Picone, RSM US LLP, Merrick Pharmacy, Casey McKee, Warren & Warren PC and Donna and Bob Whiteford.

We can't stop thanking everyone! 

Thanks to our generous supporters and friends, Mercy Home raised over $7,000 in online and offline donations for #GivingTuesday. Traditionally celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) after the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season. Thank you all for your generous support.

MLK Day at Mercy Home

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and in celebration of his life and work, Mercy Home for Children hosted a day of service. We were joined by remarkable volunteers from Ridgewood Savings Bank, Superfly, Microsoft NY, and United Healthcare. See the photos of our wonderful volunteers on this fun day of service.

Beer, Bourbon, & Bites
October 11th. 

On October 10th,  we celebrated our Creative Arts Therapy program for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities at our third annual Beer,Bourbon, and Bites 

fundraiser. Thanks to you and the generosity of our leading sponsors 

Lamb Insurance Services,

Mutual of America, and Ridgewood Savings Bank as well as 

Flag Waterproofing and Restoration, Procida Companies, The Aris Family, Lisa Goldstein and Donna & Bob Whiteford we were able to reach our goal.

The evening was made special by the generosity of so many Brooklyn based businesses that donated food, beer, bourbon, & wine to help raise money for music, drama, yoga, and horticultural therapy.

 

Guests sampled bourbon from American Barrels Bourbon, Boone County Bourbon, Oppidan Bourbon, Old Tennessee Distilling Co. and Prohibition Bourbon and wine from Corkscrew and Tops Wine. Beer from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, Coney Island Brewing Company, Hofbrau Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, and Sixpoint.

 

Also enjoyed by so many were bourbon glazed pork belly and more from Bon Soir, Mac and Cheese from Soco, and Kolaches from Brooklyn Kolache as well as tasty bites from our neighbors Da Ciro, Dannee Thai, Lessen & Hennings, Liberty Pizza, Ludwigs Caterer, Margaret Palca Bakes, Sigmund's Pretzels, Taqueria Tepango and coffee from TB Coffee House.

Beer, Bourbon, & Bites

Cheers to Beer, Bourbon, & Bites! On October 11th, guests joined us to raise money for our Creative Arts Therapy program for children with autism spectrum disorder.

This event was generously supported by a wide array of friends and supporters. 

Under the Brooklyn Sky

On June 15, 2017 friends and supporters joined us at Under the Brooklyn Sky on the rooftop of the Brooklyn Grange to celebrate Mercy Home and our organic farming project, Plant-Grow-Give. The view, the food, and the company were inspiring, and there was a great deal of joy and laughter throughout the evening.

A Tree Grows in Mercy Home

Mercy Home’s Creative Arts Therapy participant “DJ” alongside artist, Laura Cuille created this large scale art installation. James, Gifted Artist participant unveiled his interactive piece that was designed alongside artist Juliana Trujillo. The project, Community Vision emPowered, was a collaboration with local Brooklyn artists that address themes of belonging.

An Evening at the Lake

Mercy Home hosted "An Evening at the Lake" fundraising dinner on June 14th at the Boathouse in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. It was an intimate and magical evening and we were blessed to be joined by friends to celebrate and honor Richard Warren for his work to support Mercy Home and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This evening couldn't have happened without the support and dedication of our leading sponsors Warren and Warren PC, Lamb Insurance, Donna and Bob Whiteford, Casey Mckee, Sr. Fran Picone, Central Business Systems, Community Care Rx, Flag Waterproofing and Restoration, and Lisa Goldstein and Peter Nosal.

#AbilityOverDisability Art Exhibit

We were pleased to be joined by so many friends on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the #ABILITYOVERDISABILITY art exhibit and reception in honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. The reception at the National Arts Club featured the artwork of our Gifted Artists, James, Djanivka, and Katiuska, as well as photography from Jahlel.

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