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The Value of a Network

  NeighborWorks America is turning 40 this year, but we don’t need a reason to celebrate the accomplishments of this network of organizations and the assistance they bring to communities across the country. NeighborWorks America exists today because 40 years ago, a coalition of residents, government officials, bankers, and community members decided to experiment with…

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Waco, TX – April 11, 2018 “I’m South Waco for life!” Tina Gaston has done more good for Waco than most people do in their lifetime. At 50 years old, she has spent her entire working career assisting others and is long overdue for a little assistance herself. Ms. Gaston spent her first 10 years…

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Welcome to Texas! – A Story of Homeownership

Waco, TX – April 2, 2018 – Imagine being a newly married couple faced with the task of moving – not just down the street, a few states over, or on the other side of the country – but to a new country, one where you know no one. This is the same challenge Annie…

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Ready to Put Out the Welcome Mat?

Ready to put out the welcome mat? Four tips that will help you successfully navigate the home buying process Despite the holidays being over some people are still shopping and gearing up to make their next purchase – a home. The home buying season is in full affect. Here are four tips to help consumers…

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Creating a Legacy

Waco, TX – February 5, 2018 – When NeighborWorks Waco named our newest subdivision Legacy Square, we had no idea what an extraordinary amount of legacy would be unearthed in this little piece of land.   Before Legacy Square was filled with the bricks, beams, and nails of construction, smiling families, and welcoming front porches……

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Growing and Exploring, Peer-to-Peer Exchange

Written by Linda Weaver, NeighborWorks Waco Board of Directors One of the biggest assets NeighborWorks Waco is equipped with is the NeighborWorks network. Not only does NWW have access to resources provided by NeighborWorks America, but the organization is also able to learn from other NeighborWorks organizations across the country. One of those benefits is…

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Project SAVER: Build Credit. Save Money. Earn Cash.

Waco, TX – January 30, 2018 – What if we told you were told you could improve your credit, build up a little savings, and earn $300? All in 9 months. Would you be interested? That is exactly what our newest program, Project SAVER can do for our clients! “We were frustrated noticing that many…

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Temple Teamwork Creates Homeowner

Temple, TX – January 29, 2018 – Things are up and running in Temple! This past winter, NeighborWorks Homeownership Center (NHC) has counseled, educated, and assisted several families in the first steps of becoming homeowners, as well as assisting one family into their very own, brand-new home throughout the Central Texas area! It was truly…

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It’s Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund! 2018

Waco, TX – January 17, 2018 – Armed with the message, “It’s Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!” NeighborWorks Waco and the AARP Tax-Aide Program are spreading the word about free income tax preparation for Central Texas taxpayers. IRS representatives have indicated that some $10 million in refunds are left on the table in a…

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