On Saturday, September 9th, Friends for Life will host its first 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run at Woodway Park. There will be a timed 5K and a separate, special 1 Mile Fun Run for anyone else wanting to do a shorter walk/roll/run.  Some of our clients will be there to greet the runners.  Beginning at 8 am, it will be a morning full of fun. There will be prizes for the winners and surprises for all race participants!  Don’t miss it!

Registration is now open!  Discounted Registration through August 1st!

For the 5K :         $20.00 through July 31, 2017         $25.00 after August 1, 2017

For the 1 Mile:     $ 8.00 through July 31, 2017         $10.00 after August 1, 2017

Come one, come all! Come as an individual or as a team.  See below for the online sign-up page which is very easy to complete.  One sign-up form per family, and one sign up form for individual entrants.

Sign up for both events here!



Grandparents Day – September 10th is Grandparents Day.

Friends for Life will celebrate with an Open House at Friends for Life for all our clients and volunteers. The Adopt a Grandparent Program is one of the Independent Living programs at Friends for Life and will be featured at the Open House.

ATMOS Energy will be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers, so if you are interested in coming to honor our seniors, please call Donna at 772-7600 ext 110.

If you can help by offering a ride to the Center for one of our clients, please call Donna at 772-7600 Ext. 110.

Watch the website for more information as we get closer to 9/10/17.


A Night at the Theatre

Each year, The Waco Civic Theatre gives us the opportunity of seeing one of their plays in a special seating to watch a Dress Rehearsal performance of one of their plays. This year, we have chosen ‘Dream On’ and the performance will be Thursday, September 28th.



Thanksgiving  morning each year  volunteers gather at Friends for Life to package and deliver meals to the homebound, elderly and people with disabilities.




Gifts for Grannies & Grandpas, too 

Most of the people we serve are alone. Each year, at Christmas and throughout the year, we collect, package and deliver gifts to lonely elderly and people with disabilities.


Gene Shields Memorial Golf Tournament

On Friday, June 1st, 2018, our golf tournament will be held at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course and the event will be packed with fun and prizes.  Contact Friends for Life to become a sponsor and help Friends for Life serve the elderly and people with disabilities.