Young girl finds safety, loving home through kinship care

Young girl finds safety, loving home through kinship care

Jeaneau Snell is the first to admit that not long ago, she had no idea how many children are in need of safe and loving homes. But now that she does...
What if you could help a child in need get to school?

What if you could help a child in need get to school?

#RUNforSHOES starts this Friday, and we need your help to reach our goal of providing the black shoes children in two elementary schools in Santo...
Time to man up

Time to man up

Dequante “DQ” Thomas couldn’t have imagined as a single, 27-year-old man, he’d know all the words to “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen....
Run for shoes. Run for education.

Run for shoes. Run for education.

Karen is a bright 14-year-old who lives in the Eduardo Brito community in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Many of the families who live in this...
Number of children sleeping in CPS offices spiked in March

Number of children sleeping in CPS offices spiked in March

Last week, The Dallas Morning News reported that the number of children sleeping in Texas Child Protective Services' offices doubled in the month of...
National Sibling Day: The importance of a brother and sister

National Sibling Day: The importance of a brother and sister

Today is National Sibling Day, and if you have siblings, you know the important role they play in your life. There is not a lot about childhood that...
Lace up your running shoes ... it's time to Run for Life!

Lace up your running shoes ... it's time to Run for Life!

Looking for a fun Saturday morning activity for your whole family? Join us at this year’s Council for Life Run for Life 5K on Saturday, April 7, in...
How to use your skills to make a difference in the lives of foster children

How to use your skills to make a difference in the lives of foster children

The truth is, not everyone is called to be a foster parent, but we’re all called to help. Here’s some of the top ways you can help vulnerable...
Helping a child who is hurting

Helping a child who is hurting

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Buckner wants to assure every child lives in a safe and nurturing home. For many foster children,...
Full hearts: The blessing of adoption

Full hearts: The blessing of adoption

Last Thursday was a very special day for 11-year-old Ivan and 12-year-old Jesus as they were officially adopted into the Sanchez family. ...
Friday photo: Welcome, Zaria!

Friday photo: Welcome, Zaria!

Zaria is our first client at Buckner NextStep, a transitional living program for youth aging out of foster care on the Buckner campus in Dallas. Zaria...
Foster care that leaves a mark on the heart

Foster care that leaves a mark on the heart

James and Vanessa Williams have fostered many children in the past 10 years. But each one, they say, has left a mark on their hearts. ...
Debunking 7 myths about foster care

Debunking 7 myths about foster care

There’s a lot of misinformation about foster care floating around that makes it seem scary and undoable for a lot of people. But the truth is,...
Buckner offers sneak peak at new program for young women aging out of foster care

Buckner offers sneak peak at new program for young women aging out of foster care

Buckner International offered Dallas a sneak peak April 10 at its newest program designed to help young women aging out of foster care succeed as...
6 ways your church can get involved in foster care

6 ways your church can get involved in foster care

Foster parents are needed desperately across the state of Texas – perhaps now more than ever. More than 400,000 children are in foster care in the...

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