Renewal Team

A Word from Tom Watts, Director of the Renewal Team

In most cities today, we don’t always see our community as it really is. We get sidetracked with the “sensational”, that which is not usually positive but which makes the nightly news and morning headlines. We are bombarded by the news with the dysfunctional acts of a few society members who want to hurt one another instead of helping one another. But in reality, communities are filled with mostly caring people. Of course, our caring acts don’t normally generate publicity but our caring acts are what make us a good community filled with potential.

If the caring majority were visible to one another, then we would know just how much good exists and potential we have as communities. We share a common bond, the capacity and the willingness to care for others, and when we become connected to one another, we change the perception of our community from an ordinary community to one that’s extraordinary!

So how do we become visible and connected to one another? That is what the Renewal Team is all about! Even though we come from all walks of life, the vast majority of us share the common capacity and willingness to care for each other. By filling out an “I Care” card and stating one thing we do for others, we become part of the Renewal Team, the “biggest gang in town.”

Be a part of the solution – click here and join the “We Care” Team today!


The Renewal Team is a large and diverse group of caring partners, connected by a desire to care for others and help make the community a better place for everyone. We are young and old, rich and poor, of different ethnic groups and from various economic and social backgrounds. The Renewal Team works with individuals, businesses, faith groups, civic groups, and others to build safer, stronger, and healthier communities.


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