“I just felt like I had nobody and nothing. I was falling apart.”
Her life filled with violence and instability, Kristina remembers feeling helpless, afraid and alone. Young people like Jordan and Jasmine say they felt the same.
“I was always ashamed of the violence in my home,” says Jordan.
“I felt like I was drifting,” says Jasmine, “like I didn’t even have a home.”
Everything changed when they found Mercy Home. Since 1887, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has helped break the cycle of abuse and neglect for thousands of young people. We provide a loving home, academic support and tutoring, a place to belong, a place to heal and grow. All of this is possible only because of generous support from people like you.