Churches working together to help Transformation Waco families

Several Waco churches are working to address specific needs of families associated with Transformation Waco schools. The churches are collecting goods and funds through Dec. 13 for the Christmas Family Resource Pantry.

Grassroots Community Development is coordinating the effort. Grassroots and Prosper Waco set up a Family Resource Pantry this past summer to help Transformation Waco school families suffering from the economic effects of the coronavirus. 

“As we’ve begun to hear of specific needs of family from friends at Transformation Waco, we’ve decided to bring back the FRP to provide families with some of those needs over the Christmas break,” said Josh Caballero, a community organizer with Grassroots.

Transformation Waco is a nonprofit working within Waco Independent School District to manage and operate five schools and supporting the communities associated with those schools. The schools are Alta Vista Elementary, Brook Avenue Elementary, J.H. Hines Elementary, G.W. Carver Middle, and Indian Spring Middle.

For more information on the Christmas Family Resource Pantry contact Caballero at [email protected].

The following items are being collected:

  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Bath soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Bleach
  • Dish soap
  • Disposable masks
  • Feminine products
  • $25 gift card
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