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....
Faith Focus: Love from the center of who you are
Faith Focus: Love from the center of who you are
Erica Bright’s childhood was filled with abuse and neglect. She entered foster care at the age of 13 and later came to Buckner foster care in...
Worry to rejoice: Lubbock mom overcomes foster care struggles with love and empathy
Worry to rejoice: Lubbock mom overcomes foster care struggles with love and empathy
Erica Bright’s childhood was filled with abuse and neglect. Living this lifestyle could have taught her to fear people and keep to...
Cloth and comfort: Pillowcase ministry offers foster children in Beaumont consolation
Cloth and comfort: Pillowcase ministry offers foster children in Beaumont consolation
For a foster child who frequently moves from home to home, having an item to keep along the way can make them feel at home, which is important when...
Faith Focus: Expect the Unexpected
Faith Focus: Expect the Unexpected
Brent and Savannah never thought they’d care for a child with special needs. But here was Zach, a “completely non-verbal” 2-year-old in their...
How churches can support therapeutic foster care
How churches can support therapeutic foster care
“But how can people call for help if they don’t know who to trust? And how can they know who to trust if they haven’t heard of the one who can...
Caring for the most vulnerable
Caring for the most vulnerable
All children deserve a family who loves them unconditionally. Oftentimes, the children who stay in foster care the longest are those who need a home...
What is therapeutic foster care?
What is therapeutic foster care?
Before joining Buckner, I was a mental health professional for the local Mental Health and Mental Retardation authority in Dallas. While there, I saw...
Thank you for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey
Thank you for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey devestated Houston and Southeast Texas, but through your prayers, generous support and encouragement, we were reminded that Buckner...
Buckner assessing, picking up  in Hurricane Harvey aftermath
Buckner assessing, picking up in Hurricane Harvey aftermath
Buckner International President Albert Reyes said the organization is continuing to assess the short- and long-term impact in the aftermath of...

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