Archive for November 2017

Lives Turned Around By Mercy

Our family came to the Mercy Support program after it became apparent to us that our financial situation was not going to improve under our own power. We were residing in a hotel, only one us employed, unable to save money, a delinquent car payment and no childcare. Our time with Mercy allowed us to…

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From Homeless to Empowered One Brick At A Time

photo of mom reading to kids in bed

I don’t really know how to start. Homeless people have been around for a long time and even though I knew they were out there, it didn’t really effect me.  Growing up in a single parent home my mother worked 2 and 3 jobs to support the three of us, but we always had a home.…

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The Haircut

photo of boy getting a haircut

I woke up this morning after a very restless sleep and a heavy heart. I have two boys ages 11 and 14. My youngest son is autistic and the day before I made him get a haircut and he is very, very upset about it. He cried all night and this morning. As I started…

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Champions For Mercy Was A Celebration of Giving

The 4th Annual ‘Champions For Mercy’ Gala was a great success. More than 170 people attended the event at the Thrasher-Horne Center on October 19. Many notable individuals attended, including John and Jean Thrasher and Jim and Lori Horne, who the Center is named for. Joy Purdy, of News4Jax, was the evening’s Emcee and kept…

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A Message From Patrick

R. Patrick Hayle Somehow the year has flown past and it is nearly Christmas. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, Mercy Support Services joins all of you in giving thanks for another year of helping our brothers and sisters in need. This year, Mercy will be reaching out to supporters on Giving…

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