On May 2, 2022, Executive Director Jessica Root signed House of Mercy’s new lease, increasing the size of the space available for the Food Pantry and Community Thrift Store. Previously, House of Mercy occupied 6 of the 9 available suite spaces. With the new lease,...
House of Mercy Encourages NOVA to Get Your Green On This Spring
From March 1st to Earth Day (April 22nd) House of Mercy Food Pantry and Thrift Store is encouraging the community to wear green. When people think of wearing green in March their first thought is usually the color, in honor of St. Patrick’s day, but this year we also want to celebrate going green by being conscious of our impact on the environment through wearing second-hand clothing.
House of Mercy is Presented with The Agnes L. Colgan Visionary Award for Health and Human Services for 2022
On February 24, 2022, House of Mercy was presented with the Agnes J. Cologne Visionary Award for Health and Human Services. The award was presented by Agnes Colgan’s daughter, Mary Finnigan, and was accepted by House of Mercy’s Executive Director, Jessica Root.
House of Mercy Caps Off 15th Anniversary with Newly Renovated Space
In December of 2021, the House of Mercy Food Pantry and Thrift Store was graciously donated three construction projects by HomeAid, in conjunction with Merritt Construction Services. These projects have allowed us to better serve the families who come to us in need of food and clothing as well as those who aid our mission by dropping off donations. These projects were finished on January 10, 2022.
House of Mercy is Nominated for 3 Awards Through the Prince William Chamber of Commerce
This year, House of Mercy has been nominated for the Community Outreach, Innovate Practice and Partnership and Health and Human Services Awards. While we are hopeful that we will win one or more of these awards, we are overjoyed to be considered alongside the other wonderful local organizations and businesses that have also been nominated.
House of Mercy Hosts Annual Red Week in Their Thrift Store to Raise Awareness of Food Pantry Services
For Immediate Release Media Advisory Starting on February 7th and ending on February 14th, 2022, House of Mercy will begin our annual Red Week Sale. During this week any item that is mostly red (at least 75% of the item) will be reduced to $1. This applies to all...
House of Mercy, Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Rosary Council #12982, Junkluggers, Kiawanis and Fire Protection Solutions Team Up to Purchase and Install a New Commercial Refrigerator for the Food Pantry
Manassas, Virginia - House of Mercy held a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 21, 2020 to initiate their new commercial refrigerator for the food pantry. They had planned to install one after some small construction to open the food pantry and create additional...
House of Mercy volunteers meet goal of making 5,000 face masks for local essential heroes!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - MEDIA ADVISORY Manassas, Virginia - At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a vast shortage of medical supplies to help protect healthcare workers as they battled on the front lines for all of us. House of Mercy’s mission being...
House of Mercy to Re-Open Thrift Store and Donation Center
Manassas, Virginia - House of Mercy is excited to announce the re-opening of the Thrift Store and Donation Center beginning on Monday, June 15, 2020. Hours will be limited to begin with and new guidelines for shopping and donating will be in effect. All hours,...
House of Mercy to coordinate efforts of making 5,000 reusable surgical face masks for nearby hospitals
Manassas, Virginia - House of Mercy has approximately 150 volunteers helping throughout the year, which is a huge number of people who are no longer able to give of their time and talents while our donation center and thrift store are shut down to anybody but...