Stories of Mercy Connections
The Mercy Connections way is to create space for all to be seen, heard, valued, and connected within a community of people who uplift one another. Each person's experience is unique. Here are a few stories from people in this community.
Becoming a Leader
"I cannot wait to start helping others like they have helped me. Mercy Connections has been such a positive support system in my life and to my sobriety."
Opening doors for entrepreneurs
"Mercy Connections, to me, was an open door to the Burlington and Vermont community. I want to be an inspiration to those who face difficulties in life. No matter what YOU are going through, you can use your story to inspire others."
I became my own best advocate through Mercy Connections
"I’ve been going to Mercy Connections for three years, and there I have a loving supporting community. There’s the family you are born into and the family you make."
New U.S. citizen & graduate
"Mercy Connections has given a lot of refugees and immigrants the opportunity to pursue their dreams in life."
Mercy Connections taught me to give back
“It may not be at a fast pace, but I’m inspired to keep moving forward.”