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.
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Making Community Spaces

With hard work, passion, and a deep love for their community, Oakwood’s Neighborhood Association hosted National Night Out last month to connect with their neighbors, provide an opportunity for residents to participate in the neighborhood

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Gett-n-Go Business Spotlight

“This food is for everyone. It is called Soul Food because its food that feeds the soul.” This is what Gett-n-Go restaurant owner Cynthia Anne Jones wanted people in Waco to know about her business.

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TFNB Charity Champions!

On September 3rd we at Grassroots had the honor of being highlighted as one of TNFB Banks Charity Champions at the Baylor vs University of Albany football game. The week of the first Baylor Football

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Waco Hispanic Museum Spotlight

To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to highlight the Waco Hispanic Museum for our Business Spotlight this month. As a small treasure of rich history, the Waco Hispanic Museum holds memories, stories, and

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18th Annual Charity Golf Scramble

Mark your calendars, the 18th Annual Charity Golf Scramble is coming up soon! On Thursday, October 20th we will host the game at Cottonwood Creek Golf Club, including lunch, green fee, carts, range balls, prizes

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Healthy Brook Oaks

The weather is getting cooler, and we are transitioning from summer to fall. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on all the fun we had participating in healthy activities this summer. This summer

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For New Homeowners

For new homeowners, buying a home is a big accomplishment. However, you need to keep in mind that it’s only the beginning. To keep your home in great shape for years to come, you’ll need

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Esther’s Closet Spotlight

Women’s role in the workplace has grown over time. From being a homemaker, to working in the factories during worktime, to now running businesses and being visible in just about every industry. Esther’s Closet is

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Parent Connect

Supporting parent engagement is one of the many ways Grassroots encourages relationship-building, community, and collaboration between families and staff at community schools. At Alta Vista Elementary, there is a group of parents who have created

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Nataly Sanchez

Hello! I’m Nataly Sanchez and I am more than thrilled to be joining Grassroots as a Community Organizer in the South Waco area. I am originally from Eagle Pass, Tx but have called Waco home

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Grassroots Community Development5 days ago
Today, and always, we are thankful for the support from the Waco community that has made our work possible over the past 20 years. Happy Thanksgiving from the Grassroots team!
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Grassroots Community Development1 week ago
Here is a look at our holiday hours this week. We will be fully open again on Monday, November 28th. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Grassroots Community Development2 weeks ago
North East Riverside Neighborhood Association is hosting their Youth Empowered for Success YES Forum this Saturday, November 19th at the East Waco Library from 11 am-1 pm!