YOU can help protect children and strengthen families right here in North Texas on North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 14, 2017 (Scheduled Giving Sept. 7 – 13)!

40% of Dallas’ children live below the poverty line. 

Buckner is responding to this need through the new development of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake in Dallas.

After taking a Jobs for Life class through the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake in Dallas, Tilia Sanchez, found the courage to start a business with her husband. Her family has gone from stretching $100 through a week to owning a successful construction business in North Texas.

“Buckner was not only a financial blessing to us, it didn’t only help us to start our own business, it helped me personally, spiritually and psychologically,” Tilia said.

The Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake is equipping families with the educational and financial resources they need to succeed. Together, we can shine hope into the lives of Dallas families like Tilia’s who are facing overwhelming odds.

Your gift to Buckner on North Texas Giving Day supports our North Texas ministries and those we serve in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Learn more about the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake and Tilia’s story here! 

In addition to the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake programs and services, our Dallas ministries are coming alongside vulnerable children and families through foster care and adoption, Buckner Family Pathways, Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood, our new NextStep program and the Buckner Center for Humanitarian Aid. Learn more about these North Texas ministries here.

How do I give on North Texas Giving Day?

It’s easy! Log onto www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org from 6 a.m. until midnight on Sept. 14 and donate using a credit or debit card. Remember to designate Buckner Children and Family Services as the nonprofit of your choice.

This year, the Communities Foundation of Texas initiated “scheduled giving” so if you don’t have time to give on Sept. 14, you can schedule your donation any time between Sept. 7 – 13. Your scheduled gift will be processed from your credit card or debit card account on Sept. 14, the day of North Texas Giving Day. If you schedule your gift, you’ll receive two emails from the Communities Foundation of Texas. The first will be an email confirming your gift has been scheduled and the second email will let you know your gift has been processed. The second email can be used as a tax receipt.

Why should I give on North Texas Giving Day?

Buckner will receive a percentage of bonus funds from the Communities Foundation of Texas based on how many funds we raise. By giving on North Texas Giving Day, you’re helping your donation go even further to help protect children and strengthen families in North Texas. 

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