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15th Annual Fluke Fishing Tournament

Registration for the 2020 fishing tournament is now open. This year’s tournament and family BBQ will be held on Saturday August 1st. More information on the events page.

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Our Mission

The Mercy Home Foundation evolved out of a friendship between Father Francis Ravi, a Catholic priest originating from Tamil Nadu, India, and Mark Finelli. Father Francis moved to the US to work at the Saint Joan of Arc Parish in New Jersey, where the two met.

Why is this charity so dear to us? Father Francis became part of our family, and he revealed to us the atrocities that were going on in some of the more impoverished parts of India. Children were left on the side of the road due to birth defects. Women who were being beaten and unable to care for themselves.

Father Francis was very passionate about this cause and as a part of our family we dedicated the last 15 years to creating a home for over 100 women and children.

We are a 100% charity.  To us, that means 100% of the money you donate will go directly to the projects we built in India. We have no salaries, just passion towards a cause so dear to our hearts.

Indian Republic Day at the Mercy Home

Some fun pics from the Mercy Home on Indian Republic Day, January 2020.

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Events

Amanda Nut accepting first place for largest fluke caught by a lady angler

15th Annual Fluke Fishing Tournament

For 15 year’s adults, kids, friends, and families from all over come to see if they can catch the heaviest flounder. The fishing tournament is not the only fun. After the fishing ends, we have a BBQ and raffles for all folks who come out to have a good time for a good cause. That’s …

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Volunteer Staff

The Foundation does not have any paid employees. All aspects of
running the organization are completed by a volunteer staff. All funds
raised through donations or fundraisers go directly to building and
maintaining the projects.
your donation today to help support women and children in need