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Neighbors work together to take back their local park

A community park can be many things. A green, peaceful escape from a concrete jungle. A place for children to play outdoors. A gathering place to enjoy time with family and friends.

Local YMCA Receives $100,000 For Sports Fields Through NFL Grassroots Program

The YMCA of Greater Houston has been granted $100,000 from the Houston Texans through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program to renovate and resurface sports fields for proper irrigation and fencing at the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA in the Greater Heights community.

“Now, We’re Together”

For seven years, a tide of financing and human capital has helped energize Houston's Near Northside. Today, the neighborhood is home to a bona fide community, resilient even in the wake of tragedy, with resident leaders equipped and determined to build a better quality of life.