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Don’t Let Back-to-School Time Bust the Family Bank Account

Splashing around in the pool, sleeping in late and taking a break from math and science are the joys of summer for many children. However, lazy moments at the beach and no homework don’t last forever; those days will come to an end as students prepare to head back to school. Before the classroom doors…

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Project Homeless Connect: Nonprofits Partner to Offer Resource Fair

Waco, TX – July 31, 2017 – Several nonprofits across Central Texas partnered to host Project Homeless Connect: Summer Edition, an opportunity for Waco’s homeless to access a variety of social services and resources from local organizations. NeighborWorks Waco’s next-door lot, located at 1001 Mary Avenue, bustled with activity on July 28th during Project Homeless Connect.…

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Thoughts from the Board: Pat Nowotny

Waco, TX – July 27, 2017 – In joining the NeighborWorks Waco Board of Directors about two years ago, I have been very pleased by the enthusiasm, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and board toward achieving our mission of building stronger neighborhoods through home ownership, education, community development and quality housing for first time…

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From the Ground Up: Construction at NeighborWorks Waco

Waco, TX – July 20, 2017 – Our construction department stays busy as we head into fall! Check out the beautiful homes we have going up on the 300 block of Bermuda, and stay tuned for the continued construction at Legacy Square. Currently in the midst of construction, NeighborWorks Waco is building five homes in the…

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Staff Spotlight: Codie Robinson

Waco, TX – July 7, 2017 – Have you seen this smiling face around our office? Codie Robinson, native of Temple, is our newest employee! Splitting her time between the Temple and Waco offices, she has been an incredible asset to the organization over the last ten months! A 2016 graduate of Abilene Christian University,…

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Have You Heard? A NeighborWorks Homeownership Center is Now in Temple!

Temple, TX – June 30, 2017 – New opportunities are all around us as we venture into a new city- Temple! Right down the road from our home office, we have, in partnership with the city of Temple, opened a new office geared toward helping Temple and surrounding Bell County families. We opened our doors…

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Reverend Wilbert Austin’s Legacy

Waco, TX – June 21, 2017 – It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Reverend Wilbert Austin, who passed away  June 19, 2017 at his home in Waco, Texas. Rev. Austin has been an incredible supporter of NeighborWorks Waco since 2006. Over the years, he has actively participated in various events, including our…

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Better Together: Extraco Banks

Waco, TX – June 19, 2017 – As the saying goes, two are better than one; NeighborWorks Waco is blessed to have found a partner like Extraco Banks! After many years of imagining, visioning, dreaming, and creating alongside NeighborWorks Waco, Extraco Banks has developed a mortgage loan product to be a perfect fit for many…

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Hammers & Heels 2017

Waco, TX – June 4, 2017 –NeighborWorks Waco seeks “to build stronger neighborhoods through homeownership, quality rental housing and community-building initiatives.” Education workshops are great opportunities to help people become resilient, thriving homeowners, and post-purchase maintenance and repair is an often overlooked aspect of homeownership. Whether the home is aged or brand new, it requires…

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