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A Web of Possibilities

We’ve all had to adapt to the new circumstances presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Some changes have been easier than others, but none of them have been taken lightly. NeighborWorks Waco has moved our signature Homebuyer Education (HBE) Workshop online to a totally virtual format. Our typical HBE is held on a Saturday and…

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2021 Tax Prep Service

Over the past year, many things have changed. One constant is the totally free tax preparation service at NeighborWorks Waco. For years, we have donated our office space to AARP’s Tax-Aide program, which utilizes volunteers to assist community members in preparing and filing their taxes. This year’s tax prep service will be conducted slightly differently…

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Ready to Rent

NeighborWorks Waco broke ground on our newest subdivision, Belmont Village, in October of 2019. Rising material costs and unusual weather have presented obstacles to construction, but our talented team of builders have impressed at every opportunity! We are proud to announce that our first unit came available in February 2021! Belmont Village is the result…

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Colorful History

February is a month set aside to pay particular attention to an often-overlooked piece of American history. During this month, we spend time intentionally seeking out and honoring the history of African Americans whose stories are largely left out of text books. There are so many outstanding stories to share and remember, not only during…

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Lending our Services

Community Wealth Partners is an organization which partners with nonprofit organizations and foundation to create and implement strategies that engage stakeholders, improve organizations and create lasting change. Through a previously awarded grant, NeighborWorks Waco staff had the opportunity to work employ Coleen Curry, a consultant from Community Wealth Partners. Our goal was to expand our…

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Message from the Board Chair

NeighborWorks Waco’s construction continues with all safety measures in place for our Belmont Village subdivisions. We are excited for the additional 27 duplexes and for the families who will reside in these homes while they strive to become future homeowners. Due to the pandemic, we are still focusing on our virtual Homebuyer Education Workshops and…

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Executive Insights

It’s the end of summer, and yes, we are still in pandemic protocol with our staff working from home and office as needed for these past 6 months.  Our offices mostly remain closed to the public with appointments only for those needing to meet in person.  All in all, this remote system has worked very…

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Proposed Expansion of Project SAVER

Baylor University regularly offers a class in philanthropy. Students study area non-profits and evaluate the programs and services being offered. They are taught to think critically about the opportunities present in the community and the ways in which local organizations are striving to meet needs. Students learn about fundraising and responsibly stewarding those funds in…

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Client Spotlight: Mary

One of the sincerest pleasures in our office is seeing someone achieve their dream and owning their first home. On June 17, Mary accomplished her goals and closed on her first home, making NeighborWorks Waco staff proud in the process. Mary is one of the kindest and hardest working clients with which we could hope…

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