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What Juneteenth means to me
The historical importance of making Juneteenth a national holiday
On June 17, 2021, I, along with all of Black America, anxiously awaited to see if President Biden would make monumental history by declaring...

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5 ways to celebrate dad on Father's Day
Creative ways to show your dad he's the best
We know you want to celebrate your dad. He works hard throughout the year and is committed to your family. ...

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Shine the light
An update from Buckner president Albert Reyes
For more than a year, I’ve shared monthly updates about Buckner International. They’ve focused on keeping you informed about our pandemic...

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See how you made a difference last year
More than 125,000 people were served last year with your help
The past year was, to say the least, unprecedented. But through perseverance, courage and creativity, our team served more than 125,000 individuals....

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buckner retirement services is going gold in support of seniors
Going Gold for Senior Living becomes annual call for community support
Displaying a gold ribbon outside a home or business during June signifies support of senior living community residents and staff
Following the success of last year’s gold ribbon awareness campaign, Going Gold for Senior Living organizer Buckner Retirement Services is...

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christians need to stand up to social injustice
What justice looks like depends on where you're standing
Scott Collins, senior vice president of communications for Buckner International, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a...

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memorial day honors those who died while serving in the armed forces
A sacrifice of love
On Memorial Day we honor those who have died while serving in the military
Many people confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. While Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day and observed on Nov. 11) honors all military...

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foster children who age out of the system need support
New awareness day spotlights the 23,000 youth aging out of foster care annually
National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day created to shine hope for youth in foster care
Today is the inaugural National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day, an official day to recognize the thousands of youths aging out of the system...

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collaboration is needed to fix the foster care crisis
When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News. A member of the Board of Trustees of the...

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Get the newest issue of Buckner Today now
Read stories of hope from around the globe
Celebrate 25 years of international work with us in the latest Bucker Today, featuring ministry updates, photos from years past and beautiful stories...

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