Posts by Kim Deppe

Why We Support Mercy As A Local Business Sponsor

As a local business here in Clay County, we’ve always looked for ways to be involved in our community. Our home is here, we raised our children here, and we care about the community and our neighbors living in Clay County. So when we learned about the work that Mercy Support Services is doing, it…

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Testimonial: A Bright New Future For Our Family

We would like to share this testimonial we received from one of our client families. “Finding myself homeless with 5 kids, I only knew one person in Florida. Project REACH referred me to Mercy and Dena Collins. She seemed very concerned about my situation and at that very moment I felt a ray of hope.…

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What Components Are Necessary for True Change?

By Dena Collins Many of the clients we work with come to us with no vision and no hope that their present or future could be any better. They are limited in their skill set. They have lived in very difficult circumstances that haven’t allowed them to see the possibilities of change in their lives.…

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Testimonial: Your Support Was A Blessing To Their Family

We asked N.H., a recent Rapid Rehousing graduate of Mercy, to tell us about her experience. She worked with us for one year to obtain housing, while receiving financial coaching/guidance to sustain self-sufficiency. This is her story. What brought you to Mercy for help, what was your situation? We were living in a hotel .…

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Second Sundays Bring Hands & Hearts Together in Clay County

By Dena Collins As you know, Mercy has a heart to serve the local Clay County community and spread the love of Jesus wherever and however the Lord provides us an avenue to do so. We also believe that, regardless of where each of us may choose to worship weekly, WE together are the church,…

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Care/Financial Coach Training Classes Begin in June

We are so happy to announce that our next Care/Financial Coach training has been scheduled! For our new volunteers and those who still have classes to complete that they missed during the last training, please mark your calendars. Our revamped training will now have 4 classes. We are adding a 4th class that will focus…

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2019 Jack Myers Champions for Mercy Golf Tournament A Huge Success

The 2nd Annual Jack Myers Golf Tournament was a huge success. The event was held again this year at Eagle Harbor Golf Club.  Nearly 140 golfers hit the links with a 1pm shotgun start. This year’s event significantly surpassed the inaugural year in number of golfers and dollars raised.   The golf tournament was segmented…

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Annual Report is Now Available

Download the Annual Report The Mercy Support Services 2018 Annual Report is now available for download on the website, or you can request a copy by contacting the office. Inside the report is information about the families touched in Clay County through Mercy Support Services, along with specifics about how the community’s generous support has…

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Registration Is Open for Champions for Mercy Golf Tournament on May 10

The second annual Jack Myers Champions for Mercy Golf Tournament is scheduled Friday, May 10, at the Eagle Harbor Golf Club in Fleming Island, FL. With prizes, contests, food and fun, proceeds from the tournament benefit displaced families and children in Clay County who receive support from Mercy Support Services. Registration for the tournament starts…

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Testimonial: Finding Mercy Gave Me Peace of Mind

In Their Own Words: Overcoming Homelessness With Mercy My two daughters and I have lived in this area for 10 years, but I am originally from Nashville TN. We don’t have any family here. The closest is TN. I had a good job, but then they got new management. The made some changes and a…

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