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‘No Need Among You’ conference offers Buckner leaders opportunity to collaborate with peers for a better Texas

‘No Need Among You’ conference offers Buckner leaders opportunity to collaborate with peers for a better Texas

Hundreds of pastors, ministry leaders, practitioners, students, social workers, health care professionals and civic leaders came together in San...
Rio Grande Valley wind farm employees energize Christmas for 50 children in foster care

Rio Grande Valley wind farm employees energize Christmas for 50 children in foster care

Ronnie Pursley has worked in the energy industry for decades, but no matter what company he works for or what city he resides, Pursley always looks...
Inaugural entrepreneurship incubator pitch event propels economically-challenged families toward success

Inaugural entrepreneurship incubator pitch event propels economically-challenged families toward success

Business experts award grants to economically-challenged families in Peñitas, Texas during the first Buckner entrepreneurship incubator, empowering...
How to encourage your children to read for National Reading Day

How to encourage your children to read for National Reading Day

January 23 is National Reading Day, one of numerous awareness days designated to highlight the importance of education – and since education is an...
Houston organizations rally together to help children prepare for school

Houston organizations rally together to help children prepare for school

The city of Houston constantly ranks in the top three most charitable cities in the U.S., according to Charity Navigator. This past weekend was a...
Halliburton Employees fill and donate 760 backpacks with school supplies for children served by Buckner

Halliburton Employees fill and donate 760 backpacks with school supplies for children served by Buckner

Halliburton employees gathered this week to fill 760 backpacks with school supplies as part of a Halliburton Charitable Foundation donation to help...
Former Rangers stars, Buckner team up to send underserved Dallas children back to school

Former Rangers stars, Buckner team up to send underserved Dallas children back to school

On Wednesday night, former Texas Rangers players Elliot “Bump” Wills and George Wright joined Buckner North Texas to send 92 children from the...
Buckner sends 800 kids in the Rio Grande Valley back to school with new backpacks, school supplies, shoes

Buckner sends 800 kids in the Rio Grande Valley back to school with new backpacks, school supplies, shoes

Buckner Rio Grande Valley helped 800 local children prepare to go back to school with new backpacks, school supplies and shoes. The families are...
Buckner sends 1,200 Houston children back to school with new supplies, backpacks

Buckner sends 1,200 Houston children back to school with new supplies, backpacks

Last week, Buckner Houston helped send children in Southeast Houston and Aldine back to school with new backpacks, school supplies, uniforms and...
Buckner receives $1.5M from Mabee Foundation to complete Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake capital project goal

Buckner receives $1.5M from Mabee Foundation to complete Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake capital project goal

Buckner International reached its capital project goal for the construction of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake upon receipt of a $1.5...
Buckner cuts ribbon on Family Hope Center serving South Houston

Buckner cuts ribbon on Family Hope Center serving South Houston

Families can now receive vital services like child and youth development, adult education, family coaching, financial empowerment classes and more...
Buckner and Lifeline enter agreement for Texas foster care and adoption

Buckner and Lifeline enter agreement for Texas foster care and adoption

Buckner Children and Family Services is entering into an agreement with Lifeline Children’s Services to provide temporary foster care for children...
Buckner Westminster Place member and author reads to children on National Read a Book Day

Buckner Westminster Place member and author reads to children on National Read a Book Day

Thursday, Sept. 6 was National Read a Book Day – the perfect day for children’s book author and Buckner Westminster Place member Ida Luttrell to...
Buckner Retirement Services ranked among ‘Best Workplaces for Aging Services’ by Fortune

Buckner Retirement Services ranked among ‘Best Workplaces for Aging Services’ by Fortune

Buckner Retirement Services (BRS) received a national ranking of 13 on the Best Workplaces for Aging Services (small and medium) by Great Place to...
Buckner Lubbock opens West Texas’ first Family Hope Center

Buckner Lubbock opens West Texas’ first Family Hope Center

Struggling impoverished Lubbock families have new hope thanks to a Buckner ministry that opened today in the area. ...
Buckner International names Shawna Roy senior executive director of Southeast Texas

Buckner International names Shawna Roy senior executive director of Southeast Texas

Shawna Roy has been named senior executive director for Buckner Children and Family Services of Southeast Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2019. In her new...
Brasfield & Gorrie volunteers build employment readiness classroom for Buckner

Brasfield & Gorrie volunteers build employment readiness classroom for Buckner

Today, 32 volunteers from construction firm Brasfield & Gorrie’s Dallas office served the community by building classroom space for GED and...
Baptist Retirement Community dedicates Elsie Gayer Chapel

Baptist Retirement Community dedicates Elsie Gayer Chapel

Members of the Baptist Retirement Community came together with Buckner Retirement Services staff to dedicate the Elsie Gayer Chapel. On hand were...
Baptist Retirement Community Launching $8.4 Million Renovation Project

Baptist Retirement Community Launching $8.4 Million Renovation Project

Leaders at Buckner Retirement Services announced today a series of major campus renovations at Baptist Retirement Community. The planned updates...
250 Mattresses Arrive at Buckner Humanitarian Aid Center

250 Mattresses Arrive at Buckner Humanitarian Aid Center

This past weekend, 250 mattresses arrived at the Buckner Humanitarian Aid Center in Mesquite, Texas thanks to a donation from The Bed Boss, a popular...

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