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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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2017 Annual Breakfast Banquet

Waco, TX – November 1, 2017 – NeighborWorks Waco was proud to host David Long, President of the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation, at the last Annual Breakfast Banquet. Every year, NeighborWorks Waco’s staff, partners, and community friends gather together to celebrate the organization’s achievements, as well as honor all those who participated in the success.…

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

Waco, TX – August 11, 2017 – 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…

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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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