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Debbie Lascelles Reports From Houston

A few days after the worst of Hurricane Harvey, MercyWorks learned of a poor neighborhood in northeast Houston where approximately 800 homes were flooded and no one had received help. Here’s what is entailed in the “adoption” of a Lakewood family and their home: As you prefer, you can send a construction team with funds to repair a home yourselves or you can send funds or gift cards for building materials and MercyWorks will find volunteers to do the work. The average cost ofmaterials to repair each home is $5,000. CLICK LINK to donate/volunteer...

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Join with MercyWorks in “adopting” a Houston family!

View the Adopt-A-Home Video Adopt-A-Home CLICK HERE A few days after the worst of Hurricane Harvey, MercyWorks learned of a poor neighborhood in northeast Houston where approximately 800 homes were flooded and no one had received help.  The area is called Lakewood. Along with several ministry partners, MercyWorks is seeking individuals, families, businesses, ministries, churches, etc. to “adopt” one of these 800 homes along with that family who resides in that home, to see their homes and hearts restored. What exactly does it mean to “adopt” one of these homes?  And what is involved in choosing one (or more) or...

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MercyWorks Responds to Hurricane Harvey

Like you, I am horrified by the natural disaster unfolding before our eyes.  From Hurricane Harvey to tornadoes to the devastating floods in Houston, we are witnessing tremendous anguish and suffering. MercyWorks exists to reach out to people afflicted by war, famine, extreme poverty and natural disaster.  We often reach out to people halfway around the world.  Now, we have opportunity to minister in our own backyard. This morning our staff met for prayer for those impacted by Harvey, a storm the head of FEMA describes as a “landmark event that the United States has not seen yet.”  The...

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It’s Amazing What $100 Can Do!

  In this video MercyWorks founder Debbie Lascelles shares about their life-changing poverty alleviation programs. With as little as $100, MercyWorks is helping at risk women and families progress towards self sufficiency and climb their way out of extreme...

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