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.

External Home Repairs with Volunteers

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Every summer, we are privileged to host many groups of volunteers that come to Waco to serve homeowners with repairs to the outside of their homes.

This summer so far we have two groups coming to serve.  The first group will be doing only external repairs to homes.  The second group will be doing external repairs and some roof replacement projects.

The service weeks will take place:
June 7th  – 10th   and
June 21st – 25th  (some Roof repairs)

(During these week-long events more than 100 volunteers with Bounce and other service groups will work with Grassroots Community Development to perform external home repairs for qualified applicants)

Types of Repairs:

  • Porch
  • Porch w/Roof
  • Porch Roof
  • Wheel Chair Ramp
  • Handrails
  • Steps
  • Wood Trim (interior & exterior)
  • Siding (limited)
  • Roofing (limited)
  • Flooring (limited)
  • Screen Doors
  • Door Installation (limited)
  • Drywall (limited)
  • Painting (limited colors)
  • Yardwork
  • Clean up

 

To qualify for repairs you must:

  • Complete Application
  • Provide Proof of Homeownership in the City of Waco
  • Meet Income Guidelines
  • Demonstrate need for repair

 

Applications must be submitted with all accompanying documentation that is required no later than May 1, 2021.

Click here for the application.

 

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