Bachman Lake soccer camp: A place of unity, community and hope
Bachman Lake soccer camp: A place of unity, community and hope
It’s 10:45 a.m. and 88 degrees outside. The sun is blazing, but the children are full of bliss as they race across the field. From the sidelines,...
Faith Focus: Keep plugging away
Faith Focus: Keep plugging away
Bruce was up against the wall. At 22, he’d signed a major record deal and thought he was on the road to success. But after two disappointing...
Maximized summer fun
Maximized summer fun
Summer break is an exciting time for many children and teens. However, this excitement can sometimes lead to trouble when they are left home alone all...
Summer Fun in Longview opens doors to conversations
Summer Fun in Longview opens doors to conversations
Ah, summer – the perfect season of freedom from homework that can quickly turn into whining about boredom. Growing up, my mom would let my brothers...
Faith Focus: 'We changed the trajectory of his life'
Faith Focus: 'We changed the trajectory of his life'
Andi Harrison is director of Buckner foster care and adoption in North Texas. She’s also a foster parent. When her first foster child was placed...
Help children discover their super stories
Help children discover their super stories
Books and stories take us to a place we can only imagine. Along the way, they embed lessons and knowledge children can apply throughout their lives....
Dallas family declares ‘This is our time’ to succeed
Dallas family declares ‘This is our time’ to succeed
Tilia Sanchez volunteers at Burnet Elementary School in Dallas whenever she can. She wants to make the school the best it can be for every student,...
Faith Focus: Sitting on the precipice of something new
Faith Focus: Sitting on the precipice of something new
In an office near the front of the Buckner Children and Family Services campus in Longview, Texas, Buckner Family Coach Courtney Barr visits with a...
Friday photo: Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake graduations
Friday photo: Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake graduations
This month, Buckner leaders honored the first graduating classes of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake in Dallas. Joy beamed across the...
If you have not volunteered to serve children and families in need, here’s what you’re missing
If you have not volunteered to serve children and families in need, here’s what you’re missing
Many of us want to volunteer to help someone else but many times we don’t know how or where to start. Soon, our motivation dwindles and we settle...

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