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Staff Spotlight: Bruce Mukaba

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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Board Spotlight: Jeff Wall

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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ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS

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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Board Member Spotlight: Dominic

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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Board Chair’s Message

I can sincerely say that my time here at Neighbor Works has been well spent–working with a well-structured group with excellent ideas to offer our citizens. We offer classes to assist future Homeowners and emphasize the importance of budgeting income and living within their means. This will allow our communities to be strong, stable, and…

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Belmont Village Update

It has been five months since NeighborWorks Waco broke ground on our upcoming Belmont Village which will be a subdivision of 27 duplexes, for a total of 54 new rental homes. These homes will all feature a fenced yard, provided lawn maintenance, and a neighborhood green area. Though our partnerships with the City of Waco,…

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Winter Project Homeless Connect

Our community is fortunate to have multiple organizations across the area who are dedicated to serving people and groups experiencing marginalization. The Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition is one such collective, and NeighborWorks Waco could not be prouder to participate. Annually, a collection of groups concerned with alleviation of poverty and homelessness will come together…

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Endowment Update

Since we began the journey to sustainability, our organization, partners, staff and community have strived to help grow our endowment fund. The Waco Foundation has managed the fund with unmatched success, and recent market conditions have been helpful, too. However, nothing has been more impactful than the contributions from friends and community members. Our goal…

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Recognizing Excellence

For 26 years NeighborWorks Waco has strived for excellence. We have been fortunate to help countless individuals and families in that time. We have learned a lot in our time, but one of the most salient things we know is: while we have been fortunate to assist others, we have been doubly fortunate with those…

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