Meet Molly. Cashier, bus card holder, independent woman, boundary breaker. It’s not only these things that inspire. It’s that she accomplishes it all with Down Syndrome.
Misericordia is a community of care in the city of big shoulders. This groundbreaking non-profit, situated on 31 acres in Chicago, maximizes the potential of people living with developmental challenges, many of whom are also physically disabled.
Misericordia believes every person, disabled or not, has the right to become a meaningful and independent member of society. So each client is engaged in a constructive combination of therapy, education, job training and recreational programs in pursuit of that all-too-human goal. By nurturing society’s most vulnerable citizens, Misericordia also serves the community of families who desire those same opportunities for their loved ones, but cannot provide them at home.
- Chicago IL based
- Operated by the Sisters of Mercy
- Founded in 1921