Senior adults use extra time during the pandemic to make stockings for those serving in the military

Senior adults use extra time during the pandemic to make stockings for those serving in the military

Christmas may be less than four months away, but that is not stopping residents at Buckner Villas in Austin, Texas, from bringing some holiday cheer...
Heroes on the frontlines

Heroes on the frontlines

Day in and day out, frontline heroes are serving in the communities of the most vulnerable throughout the current pandemic. Within the walls of...
Texas church refuses to let canceled mission trip prevent them from helping families in the Rio Grande Valley

Texas church refuses to let canceled mission trip prevent them from helping families in the Rio Grande Valley

This summer was supposed to mark the 10th year in a row Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, would send volunteers to the Rio Grande Valley for...
Buckner receives $5K donation from BBVA

Buckner receives $5K donation from BBVA

Buckner Rio Grande Valley is the recipient of a $5,000 donation from BBVA to support its work in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Shelter-in-place as a foster family

Shelter-in-place as a foster family

As the school year comes to a close, parents nationwide can almost breathe a sigh of relief with the ending of home school in sight. Among these home...
Rio Grande Valley couple celebrates adoption virtually during the coronavirus pandemic

Rio Grande Valley couple celebrates adoption virtually during the coronavirus pandemic

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, 2-year-old Jose joined his half-sister as an official member of the Sanchez family on May 13. The judge,...
Buckner receives $15K pandemic response grant from Wells Fargo

Buckner receives $15K pandemic response grant from Wells Fargo

Buckner is the recipient of a $15,000 unrestricted grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support its work in the Rio Grande Valley during the...
Buckner combats addiction during COVID-19 pandemic with virtual meetings

Buckner combats addiction during COVID-19 pandemic with virtual meetings

Buckner Family Hope Centers are designed to engage, equip and elevate families toward success. Their mission is preventative, and in order to truly...
Support small businesses  run by Buckner families

Support small businesses run by Buckner families

Small local businesses are at the forefront of many minds as the pandemic continues to keep some closed due to social distancing orders. As the trend...
Buckner teachers further their education while at home

Buckner teachers further their education while at home

Seventeen Buckner child development teachers and staff in Lufkin, Texas, are making the most of an unprecedented situation and furthering their...
Changing the method, keeping the service

Changing the method, keeping the service

On April 3, the national unemployment rate reached 12.5% as a result of business closures due to COVID-19, according to the New York Times. Most...
New texting platform encouraging parents while at home

New texting platform encouraging parents while at home

A new form of virtual communication is available to parents and families in Longview and Beaumont to help with child development and education....
Five things to remember while working and teaching from home

Five things to remember while working and teaching from home

With schools shut down and little ones learning from home due to the coronavirus, there may be some extra free time during the day. It can be...

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