Author: Brett

Author: Brett

MLK Day 2012 at Brook Ave Elementary
January 17, 2012 Archives Brett

This Monday our partners at the Urban Gardening Coalition successfully pulled off another mass gardening campaign as part of the MLK Day of Service.  The Heart of Texas Urban Gardening Coalition hosts gardening workshops every MLK day as a way to spread the spirit of community service as well as improve gardens around Waco. I

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MCHC receives $22,500 Valero Grant
January 9, 2012 Archives Brett

The MCHC recently received a grant of $22,500 from the Valero Energy Foundation. Kenneth Moerbe, on the behalf of the MCHC Board applied for this grant in May of 2011 after learning that the Valero Foundation, through its Valero Texas Open Benefit for Children PGA Golf Tournament, raises money for children’s charities in the communities

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Gearing up for MLK day 2012
January 6, 2012 Archives Brett

Do something positive for your community this MLK Day.  Celebrate the spirit of Doctor King by taking part in one of the many service oriented events happening in Waco. This January 16th our friends at the Urban Gardening Coalition will be hosting  gardening workshops around the city from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. You can find out

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Seasons Greetings
December 23, 2011 Archives Brett

Also,  Our friends at the Urban Gardening Coalition put on a benefit concert this past weekend. Check out a video clip of the show on Youtube If you are not familiar with the UGC then watch it to the end to learn more about them and the upcoming Martin Luther King Day of Service.  

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Waco Transit offering route-planning and travel training
December 9, 2011 Archives Brett

Originally posted on the Waco Tribune Website By Regina Dennis Tribune-Herald staff writer Tuesday November 29, 2011 Job seekers and disabled residents are among the bus riders taking advantage of a free travel training program Waco Transit offers to help new passengers learn the city’s bus system. The service gives residents a basic overview of

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What we’ve been up to…
December 8, 2011 Archives Brett

Hello coalition members! It has been an eventful Fall season for the coalition. let us take some time to recognize the great work done by our members and partners over the past few months. I’ve put together a small summery about a few activities we were involved in during this Fall season. As always This

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Hungry and Homeless Children
November 30, 2011 Archives Brett

Posted on November 30th 2011   Government statistics report the poverty rate for children is projected to reach 25 percent this year. It is estimated that before the recession there were fourteen million Americans living in poverty and the number has grown to sixteen million. For those of us in the business of social work

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At the Core: BU Lariat looks at food in our community
April 21, 2011 Archives Brett

Are you interested in food in our community? Are you curious about Summer Meals programs, the Salvation Army’s Community Kitchen, Baylor Universities Campus Kitchens program, or how to get halal meats in Waco? Check out this awesome thing: Baylor Lariat: At the Core Such cool technology making great articles available to you via an online magazine.

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