FAQs

Your Inquiries Answered

If I make a donation, what will the money be used for?

We are actively requesting capital campaign donations at this time. The projected capital costs will be $1.3 million. We have secured 75% of those funds. Any new donations will go towards the renovations and capital needed to open the Mercy Mission House Emergency Shelter.

How many people will be able to stay at the Mercy Mission House Emergency Shelter?

The plans for the shelter include the following number of beds:

  • 12 beds in the women's dormitory

  • 16 beds in the men's dormitory

  • 3 Family Units

  • 12 beds in the overflow area (which could be used for families)

  • Space for at least 20 cots to be used for short, one night stays

What agencies will be located at the new facility?

  • Alpha Community Center

  • Bridges Community Action Partnership

  • Holy Angels Soup Kitchen

  • The Mercy Mission House Emergency Shelter

Other agencies will offer services at the new facility but will not be located on site.

Is there a pamphlet with more information I can share with others?

Yes, please click here.

Has there been research done to prove there is a need for shelter in our community?

Yes. The Mercy Mission House, in conjunction with the Alpha Community Center, spent several years working on this project.  For more details and to see the full plans, please click here.

Is there a donation form I can use if I do not want to donate online?

Yes! Please find the donation form you can print and mail in here. Thank you!