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...
Faith Focus: What's the capital of Delaware?
Faith Focus: What's the capital of Delaware?
As someone who has interviewed thousands of individuals in my career, I’ve probably asked more than a million questions. That might even be...
Happy Father's Day!
Happy Father's Day!
Involved fathers are key to building strong families. That’s why many Buckner Family Hope Centers have specific ministries where fathers gather to...

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