Volunteering: “just the natural thing” for one Beaumont senior
Volunteering: “just the natural thing” for one Beaumont senior
91-year-old Calder Woods resident John Templeton is known around the Beaumont senior living community for his helpful, can-do attitude. ...
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,...
Faith Focus: Who are the first people to volunteer at Buckner?
Faith Focus: Who are the first people to volunteer at Buckner?
The first people to jump at a volunteer opportunity at Buckner International don’t hear about it through email. They don’t come across it online...
The Buckner “pig-me-up”
The Buckner “pig-me-up”
Meet Max. ...
Road out of poverty marked by 16-year nearly perfect path, MIT researcher argues
Road out of poverty marked by 16-year nearly perfect path, MIT researcher argues
Most people know that breaking generational cycles of poverty is difficult. But it may be harder than any of us ever imagined. ...
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...
Faith Focus: A simple prayer
Faith Focus: A simple prayer
Rather than a traditional devotion this morning, I’m asking you to pray a simple prayer. I’ll be joining you in it, as I’m sure many other...
Friday photo: Buckner Foster Care and Adoption participates in balloon release for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Friday photo: Buckner Foster Care and Adoption participates in balloon release for National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and several Buckner locations participated in activities to help bring awareness to the issue of child...
Learning to serve
Learning to serve
It’s 9:30 on a Friday morning in Houston, Texas. Parkway Place is already buzzing with activity, residents of the senior living community coming...
National Volunteer Month: Buckner families give back to their community
National Volunteer Month: Buckner families give back to their community
Each volunteer at Buckner is an important piece of our ministries and this month we are celebrating National Volunteer Month by highlighting some of...
Shawna Roy named director of new Buckner Family Hope Center of Houston
Shawna Roy named director of new Buckner Family Hope Center of Houston
Buckner Children and Family Services leaders have announced that Shawna Roy has been named director of the new Buckner Family Hope Center of Houston,...
Faith Focus: When the unexpected happens
Faith Focus: When the unexpected happens
My son recently started his second season of baseball. It's the first time anyone on his team has had another child pitch to them, and the first two...

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