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Mercy HouseMercy House is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Father Jerome T. Karcher. In the last 12 months, Mercy House has helped nearly 600 individuals remain in their homes, served nearly 2,000 people at access centers, aided more than 3,600 in emergency shelter programs, transitioned more than 190 people out of temporary shelters, and facilitated permanent housing for over 400. Donate directly!

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In 2011, Martha’s Kitchen celebrated its 30th anniversary and also marked the serving of its 2,000,000 meal. Its well-known mission is to “feed the hungry with dignity, no questions asked, no judgment made”. Today, they tell of seeing and serving more families as the nation’s high unemployment rate makes family situations more dire. The kitchen is named after Martha, from the Bible’s New Testament, who unfailingly offered hot meals to Jesus and his band of followers on their frequent journeys.


News Release: 08.10.12 Co-Founders Julian Omidi & Michael Omidi Serve Up Support for Martha’s Kitchen through No More Poverty (