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.

Reliant Supports Waco Homeowners with $50K Donation to Grassroots Community Development Emergency Repair Program

Winter Storm Uri impacted Texas in immeasurable ways, with many still unable to make home repairs without assistance.
Despite summer being well underway, many Texans are still hurting from the impact of Winter Storm Uri. Today, Reliant announced a $50,000 donation to Grassroots Community Development’s Emergency Repair Program in Waco to help with ongoing recovery from Winter Storm Uri. The Emergency Repair Program provides needed home repairs, such as plumbing repairs and damage related to broken pipes that impact basic necessities of living safely in their own homes.
“Grassroots Community Development was nearing the end of funding from the Waco Foundation and BBVA when we were contacted by Reliant to see if more assistance was needed. The timing for the grant was perfect. We are still finding people that have severe leaks and damage due to frozen or broken pipes as a result of the winter storm.” said Mike Stone, executive director for Grassroots Community Development.
Recovery from Winter Storm Uri is not yet over for many area homeowners, as evidenced by continued demand for the organization’s services. Reliant’s donation will go toward helping repair plumbing and other issues caused by the freezing temperatures.
TO APPLY: Homeowners needing repairs can apply for the program using this form (English, Spanish), provided they meet the following requirements:
• You must own the home where the repairs are to be made.
• You must occupy the home as your primary residence.
• The home must be located within the Greater Waco area.
• You must have a need that makes the requested repairs necessary.
• Your household income must fall below 80% of Area Median Income.
English Application
Spanish Application
Share This Story:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email
Grassroots Community Development
Grassroots Community Development1 year ago
Needing transportation to the polls??
No problem. Call the number below.
***Social distancing guidelines will be followed.
Grassroots Community Development
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!