Gary’s House

The entire Mercy community is keeping our beloved former first lady Barbara Bush, President George H.W. Bush, and their family in our thoughts and prayers. We are honored President and Mrs. Bush have been strong and generous founding supporters of Gary’s House, our hospitality home for those with loved ones receiving care at Portland area hospitals.  For the past two decades, the Bushes have helped raise more than $2 million through the annual George H.W. Bush Celebrity Golf Classic to assist families who need a safe, comfortable place to stay during a difficult time in their lives.

We are deeply blessed by the Bush family’s unselfish commitment to helping those in need, and we are grateful for Mrs. Bush’s dedication to Gary’s House, her never-ending compassion for all, and her generous spirit. We are forever thankful for President and Mrs. Bush’s incredible kindness, and we wish them comfort and peace always. For those who would like to send thoughts, prayers, and notes, please visit

Gary’s House is a safe, comfortable, and affordable home-away-from-home for families and individuals with loved ones receiving medical treatment in any greater Portland area hospital.

Located in a Federal-style home in Portland’s historic West End, Gary’s House is less than a block from Mercy Hospital, and close to Maine Medical Center and other area medical facilities.

To inquire about our services call (207) 535-1320.

Click here for the Gary's house Online Referral Form 

Click this link to download a copy of the Gary’s House Referral form.

If you are interested in volunteering at Gary's House, please click here. Please be sure to list your name and contact information.