Home is now more important than ever. With so many of us staying safe at home, we are all confronted with our feelings about home. For some, home means stability, safety, and security. For others, home can be a place of stress. Many families are concerned about affording rent, dealing with unhappy landlords, or even…

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Meet Matthew and Melissa, our newest addition to the family at Legacy Square! These two precocious young people previously owned a home in the area–a precious and cozy 2 bedroom. For years, they updated their home and took good care of it. Recently, they chose to relocate to this beautiful new home, walking distance from…

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NeighborWorks Waco loves educators. We had big plans to celebrate area teachers this year for Teacher Appreciation week, but the unusual circumstances prevented it. However, we would be remiss if we allowed this time to pass without addressing the incredible work that educators do to prepare the next generation of leaders! We believe that not…

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COVID 19 has had an unprecedented impact on businesses, communities, and lives. NeighborWorks Waco, like families all over America, is experiencing the fallout of this global pandemic. Our response has been strategic, coordinated, and safe. We have chosen to prioritize the health and safety of the families we serve and our staff by closing our…

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Owning a home is now more important than ever! During the difficult times now occurring, we must adjust our lives and livelihood to a new normal. Having a home of your own, as a place of rest, where we can regenerate our thoughts, is powerful. We are challenged to take measures of safety and health. But that…

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Challenging times we are currently in, are they not?  Never in our lifetimes have we seen anything quite like this.  All of us have had to make very significant changes to our lifestyles in order to cope with this coronavirus.  One thing has certainly stood out for me in all of this:  owning one’s own…

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Bruce Mukaba came from Luanshya, Zambia–where he was born and raised–to Waco, TX. Though he spent 15 years as an accountant in the global mining industry, his passion for ministry and public service led him to pursue a Master’s of Social Work (MSW) from Baylor University. NeighborWorks Waco chose Bruce from other MSW candidates from…

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Jeff Wall has been in banking for the past 25 years. 19 of those years he has also been involved in local non-profits and city government. Originally from Baton Rouge, LA and himself an LSU Tiger (Go Tigers!), Wall earned his Bachelor of Science in Business before relocating to Texas where he earned his Masters…

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Homeowners It’s been brought to our attention that McLennan County Appraisal District (MCAD) is requiring ALL homeowner’s to re-file their exemption(s) on their property every five years. MCAD will officially notify homeowners by mail, along with an application when it’s their turn to re-file. It’s important to complete and return the application prior to the…

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Born and raised here in Waco, Dominic Villa is an employee, student, community organizer, and, most importantly, a father. Currently majoring in Education, Dominic plans to become a teacher in the same community in which he was raised. This year marks his fifth year working for the City of Waco, where he happily plans to…

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