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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Welcome, Kemi Ingram!

Hi! I’m Kemi. I am passionate about connecting people to opportunities that help communities thrive. The collaborative spirit here in Waco is something truly special. Over the last year and a half, I have been

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What a Gift

Grassroots has a long-term vision for investing in North Waco and because of that perspective, we get to know a lot of our neighbors. This relationship building helps when we are looking for lots to

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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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Check out our newest blog post about the power of connection within our community!

Follow the link: https://grassrootswaco.org/blog/when-we-spend-time-together
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"If the topic of housing comes up, our immediate response may not be to think of a congregation, faith group, or even our own church community. Yet, faith groups – whether that be your own church or small work group – can be a strength in our communities in so many ways. From spiritual care and guidance to practical assistance and resources, our faith communities can be one of the solutions to address housing in Waco."

Follow the link to our latest blog post called "Faith and Housing in the Same Conversation".

https://grassrootswaco.org/blog/faith-and-housing-in-the-same-conversation/

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Please join us on April 13th as we serve the North Waco Community. We invite you to register with the QR code and volunteer some time to support homeowners. This is a community-based minor repair and cleanup project that requires no expertise! For any questions about the event, please contact Sarai Muniz at sarai@grassrootswaco.org.
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Grassroots Community Development3 weeks ago
Grassroots is looking to expand their team with another Community Organizer! The Grassroots Community Organizer is a dynamic, solution-oriented professional committed to engaging and developing neighborhood leadership. Using a consensus organizing model and assets based community organizing style the community organizer will be responsible for organizing and developing leaders in Waco in four major areas:

- Grassroots Leadership Training (GLT)
- Neighborhood-specific Organizing
- School Involvement
- Family Engagement

For more information, see the full job description at: https://grassrootswaco.org/wp-content/uploads/Grassroots-Community-Organizer-position-2024.pdf

The deadline for resumes and questions is Feb 16th. Please send resumes to Mike Stone at mike@grassrootswaco.org.