Local Organizations

CARITAS OF WACO
Caritas-Waco.org • (254) 753-4593
Caritas of Waco is a non-profit charity organization founded in 1967 by the Austin Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, but has been an independent ecumenical agency since 1979. We offer food, clothing, household items, and travel assistance to anyone, regardless of race, age, sex, ethnicity or location. We also offer case management services to assist and empower clients to become self-sufficient. We operate 2 Hidden Treasures resale stores – on Bosque Boulevard and Bellmead Drive. Caritas is supported through various faith, civic and service organizations, charitable foundations, area businesses and individuals. We rely heavily on the community for volunteers and donations, without whom Caritas could not be a fully functioning organization. For more information or to volunteer, call (254) 753-4593 visit Caritas-Waco.org.

CASA OF MCLENNAN & HILL COUNTIES
Becomeacasa.org
When a child enters the welfare system because his/her home is no longer safe due to abuse/neglect, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer–or CASA–to advocate for the best interest of the child in court and other settings. Call (254) 304-7982 or visit Becomeacasa.org to volunteer.

CENTEX PEEWEE FOOTBALL
Centexpeewee.org
CenTex PeeWee Football League provides a safe environment for community youth to learn and enjoy the game of football and cheer-leading. Academic achievements, safety, sportsmanship, dedication and selfless service are encouraged. For more information, call (254) 424-6846.

CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S JOB CORPS
(254) 757-0416 • CWJCWaco.org
Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) of McLennan County equips women with job training and life skills. Visit CWJCWaco.org to fill out a volunteer application, or call (254) 757-0416 for more information.

GREATER HEWITT VFW POST 6008
Open daily Noon to 10 p.m. • Open until 1:00 a.m. on Saturdays • 725 Sun Valley Blvd. in Hewitt • VFW6008.org
The VFW provides opportunities to promote patriotism, honor military service, ensure the care of veterans and their families, serve the community, while respecting the diversity of veteran opinions and engaging in charity work.

HEWITT KIWANIS CLUB
Meets at 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday at Rosati’s Pizza • HewittKiwanisClub.org
A global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child/community at a time. Kiwanis awards scholarships, donates to the Hewitt Public Library, Hunger Free MISD, baskets of food to less fortunate families at Christmas, among other service projects.

HEWITT LIONS CLUB
Meets at 6:30 p.m. on 2nd & 4th Mondays • HewittLionsClub.org
Lions Clubs seek to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding. Hewitt Lions support scholarships and provide opportunities for youth with diabetes, mental and physical challenges to attend a camp—at no expense to their family—at the Texas Lions Camp.

MCLENNAN COUNTY VETERANS ASSOCIATION
Meets at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday at VFW Post 6008 725 Sun Valley Blvd. in Hewitt
The MCVA’s mission is to establish, maintain, raise funds and contribute to patriotic observances, commemorative days, educational activities and monuments dedicated to servicemen and servicewomen. Contact President Lloyd Coffman at (254) 855-3655 for more information.

MIDWAY LITTLE LEAGUE
Midwaylittleleague.net
Midway Little League offers the opportunity for area youth and their families to participate in softball and baseball in the spring and fall. Follow on Facebook and visit the website for updated information.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FEMALE EXECUTIVES–WACO CHAPTER
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month (excluding June –August) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rosati’s • waconafe.org
The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) provides education, networking and public advocacy to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security.

TEXAS SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB
Txsportssc.com
Texas Sports & Social Club was created to give the young-at-heart individual an opportunity to be active and meet people in a fun atmosphere! The club organizes adult sports leagues offering co-ed sports leagues, tournaments, parties, community service activities, and social events.

WOMEN OF WACO
Meets the 2nd Friday of each month from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at La Fiesta’s Fiesta House • WomenOfWaco.org
Women of Waco’s mission is to support and encourage the growth of women in their personal lives and in their business environment, as well as to assist each other by networking, referring business and providing leadership opportunities.