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October 4, 2017
Hope is just out the front door
In Pamplona, Peru, Alicia Bravo Salinas leans over the giant aluminum cooking pot simmering on her stove, stirring the ingredients slowly before...
October 3, 2017
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....
October 2, 2017
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...
September 28, 2017
Choosing to move on: Flood victim finds new life at Parkway Place
86-year-old Joan Haggard arrived at Parkway Place just days after losing everything to Hurricane Harvey. This is her story. ...
September 27, 2017
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...
September 26, 2017
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...
September 25, 2017
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...
September 22, 2017
Friday photo: Aramark employees revitalize Buckner Family Hope Center
On Wednesday, over 100 Aramark team members volunteered at the Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood as part of their annual global day of...
September 19, 2017
Together, we change lives
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, one principle has shown through again and again. At Buckner International, we truly are a family. We each bring our...
September 19, 2017
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...
September 18, 2017
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...
September 15, 2017
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...
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