What’s New(s) @ Good Neighbor?

Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt

Our Little Free Library @ Good Neighbor House will be part of Waco's Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, March 6. Save the date and help us join the Waco community in celebrating the 12th Annual National Day of Unplugging Sign up for this FREE event now...

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Meet Libby Feray

One of my favorite things about interviewing and writing about the different Board members and Resident Volunteers at Good Neighbor House is how each person answers the question “What does it mean to you to be a good neighbor?” Libby Feray is a Resident Volunteer...

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Meet Dr. Sandra Henry

I had an inspiring conversation this week with Dr. Sandra Henry, a member of our Executive Board / Leadership Team. Dr. Henry has been a Board member since 2019, but she learned about and used the Good Neighbor House several years before that. Dr. Henry is one of...

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Who Are Our Neighbors?

According to the US Census (estimates for 2019), we live in a very diverse city, one whose demographics are similar to the state's, but markedly different from the overall population of the U.S. (See here for comparison of US, TX, and Waco.) For 2019, the US Census...

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Joelle and Being a Good Neighbor

Hello, Good Neighbor Community. Today, I want to introduce you to one of the resident volunteers at Good Neighbor House, Joelle Axton, and share some of our conversation about being a good neighbor. Each resident volunteer has a role within the Good Neighbor...

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Seeking Resident Volunteer/s

Good Neighbor Waco, a Christian non-profit organization, is seeking singles or married couples to serve an average of 7-10 hours per week in exchange for partially subsidized rent (no children or pets). Resident volunteers live in adjacent buildings; each resident...

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Being Good Neighbors

When we hear the word or think about the idea of “neighbor,” in how many ways and contexts can we define this word or idea? How many ways might we be a neighbor or part of a neighborhood? And how many ways might we be “good neighbors”?  The answers to these questions...

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Sarah Introduces Sarah

Hello. I am  Sarah Flores, Good Neighbor House’s Public Relations and Social Media Intern. for the Spring of 2021. Over the next few months, I'll be writing and coordinating our social media presence and sharing blog posts at least weekly.  This week, I will start...

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(Re)Launching Our Blog

Good Neighbor House has been closed to the public since early March 2020, as we have been adapting to the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. For us, this has meant that the positive and productive activities and events that kept us busy–hosting parties and meetings,...

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Inaugural Free Women’s Dance Class

Tracey led a fantastic dance class event on Thursday night. We learned steps and moves to great music and rhythms. The event was prepared for all dance levels. My favorite was the cha-cha! Bottom Line? It was relaxing and fun. -from GNH board member Barbara...

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