Committed to a brighter future for children, neighbors and communities.

We consider a healthy neighborhood to be one that is safe, clean, and diverse; one in which it makes economic sense for people to invest and one where neighbors manage change successfully.

We consider a healthy neighborhood to be one that is safe, clean, and diverse; one in which it makes economic sense for people to invest and one where neighbors manage change successfully.

Category: News

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The “Unity” in Community

Persistence. This is the word I would use to describe the efforts of longtime Oakwood Neighborhood resident, Connie. Over the past year, she has diligently worked to re-start the Oakwood Neighborhood Association which has been

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Proven To Be Resilient and Adaptable

The last 18 months have been one of the most difficult times in my twenty years of employment at Grassroots Community Development. There was so much uncertainty at the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic. In

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Roof Repair Program – 2021

Grassroots Community Development is proud to announce a phase V of its highly successful roof repair program to help low-income families with repairing their roofs.

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Community Beautification

Giving back to the community through community service is at the heart of the work of Grassroots. In June, Grassroots partnered with STARRY and Mentor Waco to build flower beds for some of the residents

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Recognizing Community Assets

Brook Oaks Neighborhood is a historic neighborhood in North Waco with an amazing amount of community assets. When neighborhood leaders began to imagine ways to encourage neighbors to engage in a healthier lifestyle, they quickly

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New Roof and a Heart Transformation

By Brian Shavers Local homeowner receives a new roof and has a heart transformation at the same time. David, 53, recounts the blessing of having a new roof put on his house but is overwhelmed

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Sounds of Water

Flowing water and swimming pools often make us think of creeks, rivers, and summertime fun. But this winter, these words are how people were describing water underneath their homes. The great freeze from Winter Storm

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Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development1 year ago
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Grassroots Community Development1 year ago
Although 2020 has been a difficult year, it has highlighted the need for the commitment to race equity we have seen from several community leaders in Waco over the past few years. Read more about it on our blog:

https://grassrootswaco.org/blog/local-schools-commitment-to-diversity-inclusion-and-equity/
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development1 year ago
Support Grassroots Community Development while you shop Amazon Prime Day Deals on October 13th and 14th. AmazonSmile will donate a percentage of your purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Follow these easy steps to start donating today:

1. Go to smile.amazon.com and sign in.
2. Search and select our legal name, Waco Community Development Corporation.
3. Start shopping and watch as your donations add up!