Misericordia is aware of the ongoing concern regarding COVID-19
(Coronavirus) and the risks associated with this virus. The safety
of our residents and staff and of our patrons from the community
is the number one priority at Misericordia. In lieu of this mounting
serious concern our Greenhouse Inn Restaurant, Heartstrings
Gift Shop and Twice Blest Thrift Shop will be closed until March 31st. However this date may be
extended. Thank you for your patience and understanding during
these uncertain times.
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disabilities through a full continuum of care.


Misericordia Heartstrings Gift Shop







Whatever the occasion you will find the perfect gift in the Heartstrings Gift Shop located at 6300 N. Ridge Ave.  just inside the Greenhouse Inn Restaurant.  The shop features artwork and notecards created and designed by the residents from the Misericordia Art Department as well as a large variety of other items.

In addition to the incredible artwork, the shop also provides a selection of jewelry, baby gifts, children’s books and toys, home goods, women’s clothing and Misericordia brand apparel.  For the finishing touches, you’ll find a wide selection of greeting cards.

Our Christmas Shop opens the second week of November and always promises to be magical with an assortment of ornaments, holiday decorations, and gifts for everyone.  We also have the resident designed holiday cards and amaryllises kits from the Greco Gardens during the holiday season.  Online orders for Holiday cards and amaryllises accepted via the Misericordia website.

Hours: Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

For more information: please call 773-273-4183 or email giftshop@misericordia.com

Your Giftshop purchases help support the many programs at Misericordia.


Misericordia Thrift Shoppe

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Misericordia's Twice Blest Thrift Shop is located in Palatine on Northwest Highway

The Twice Blest Thrift Shop is unique among thrift shops due to:

  • Its smaller intimate gift shop-like atmosphere      
  • Its wonderful quality of the merchandise, as well as the warm and welcoming spirit of the staff
  • The terrific variety of items on display.  Click here to see the types of items available.

The Twice Blest Thrift Shop, sponsored by Misericordia Heart of Mercy in Chicago,
is staffed entirely by volunteers.

All proceeds from the Thrift Shop go directly to Misericordia to further programs and 
services for over 600 residents with developmental disabilities. 

27 East Northwest Highway (in the Palatine Centre Shopping Plaza)

Hours: Monday through Saturday  10 am to 4 pm

Click here for a map of the area.

For more information: please call 847-934-1140 

Your Gift Shop purchases help underwrite an array of programs at Misericordia.