July 21, 2011
The Detroit News

Anna Koskiewicz wants to be a psychologist and run an animal shelter and open an international buffet.

She's at that point a lot of kids reach about the time they learn to drive, when the world is a smorgasbord of possibilities and the options are so inviting they want to try them all.

She's different, though. She's 26, and she knows from gritty experience that there are more closed doors than open ones. But she has two things going for her now that she never had before:

A GED, and hope.

She gives thanks for both to the Mercy Education Project, a nonprofit founded by the Sisters of Mercy almost 20 years...

May 29, 2011

The money collected from competing artists will be donated to Mercy Education Project, a non-profit organization located in Detroit that provides assistance...

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May 15, 2010

DETROIT, MI (May 15, 2010) – Sometimes we miss miracles. We look for moved mountains and flashes of lightning when miracles actually happen quietly, right under our noses. I met two miracles at the Doorway to the Future dinner sponsored by the Mercy Education Project.

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January 12, 2010

DETROIT, MI (January 12, 2010) – Charter One and WXYZ-TV 7 announce Mercy Education Project as the 2010 Champions in Action® winner in Michigan in the area of workforce development. As the beneficiary of this award, Mercy Education Project will receive a $25,000 grant, public relations and volunteer support.

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Here are some recent comments from community members, volunteers, students and others who are commenting on Mercy Education Project.


"Education is an opportunity and can be transformational for our most vulnerable communities; especially those, like us, working tirelessly in search of the American Dream. Programs like Mercy Education Project have successfully removed those barriers for many and have educated our women and girls and is transforming their lives."

JoAnn Chávez, Vice President Legal & Chief Tax Officer
DTE Energy, August 2017


"….Literacy is a fundamental right and an essential building block for a productive life. Increasing adult literacy also ensures more parents can be engaged in their children’s education, ,making this a cause  critical to helping families break the cycle of poverty. Thank you to Mercy Education Project for their tireless efforts to ensure everyone has an opportunity to learn to read. Together, I know we are making a difference.”

Warren C. Evans, Wayne County Executive
Wayne County, December 2016