Archive for August 2017

Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels Is Honorary Chairman of Annual Campaign

Mercy Support Services Annual “Program Support” Campaign Is Launched  We are glad to announce the kickoff of our 2017 Mercy Support Services Annual ‘Program Support’ Campaign. Our 2017 Honorary Chairman is Sheriff Darryl Daniels.   “I am proud to be the Honorary Chairman of the 2017 Annual Campaign,” Sheriff Daniels said. “Mercy has become a…

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Save The Date For The Champions For Mercy Gala Oct. 19

Save The Date! Mark your calendar of October 19, 2017 for this year’s annual Champions for Mercy Gala. Once again, the event will feature fantastic food and fellowship at the Thrasher-Horne Convention Center. Check our Facebook page or website for details as they become available.

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Mercy Support Services Honored At Celebrate Clay Awards Ceremony

Andre Van Heerden Named Volunteer of the Year, Mercy Receives Special Judges Award Mercy Support Services and Andre Van Heerden were honored for their dedication and commitment to the community at the Reinhold Foundation’s annual Celebrate Clay Awards. Van Heerden was recognized as the Peggy Bryan Volunteer of the Year Award not only for the…

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Meet Jeff Boyer

Introducing Jeff Boyer, our Director of Resource Development Jeff Boyer began his relationship with Mercy Support Services as a volunteer in March, 2016, and joined the staff team in January, 2017.  Jeff’s position is Director of Resource Development, which includes direct oversight of the Annual Fund and Marketing. The Annual Fund is a composite of…

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Orange Park Councilwoman Takes On Homelessness

Tackling The Problem of Homeless Kids in Orange Park Connie Thomas is new to the Orange Park Town Council, but she is already tackling one of the most difficult issues any city can face: homelessness. She has taken the concerns she heard from local residents about a woman who needed help, and launched a community-wide…

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Wonder What It Is Like To Be Homeless?

Sleepless in Clay Helps Kids Learn About Being Homeless Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be homeless?  Or, what a homeless person’s life is like – what they eat, where they sleep?  MSS is working with local church/organization ‘youth groups’ to simulate the life of a homeless person.  Clay County…

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How You Can Be A Champion For Mercy

Mercy Support Services has been actively involved in making a difference in the lives of homeless children and families in Clay County since its inception in 2012. In times of need, our Christ-centered staff and volunteers, have helped over 14,000 people in crisis through our Call-Center, and assisted displaced families in our Self-sufficiency/Supportive housing program.…

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A Sad Farewell To Frances Elia

Good afternoon.  My name is Joelle.  Frances and I were friends. As I sat to write some notes for today I struggled whether to remember with you the Frances who originally came into my life or the Frances I eventually said goodbye to. So rather than choose – I decided to tell you a bit…

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