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Do you have a friend or family member who is adopting or recently adopted?
Four ways to support an adoptive family
The way you support an adoptive family might look different than if they were welcoming a biological child into their family, but the need for...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is traditionally a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. And what better time than...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. While this...

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Thinking about adopting through foster care?
Here are five things to know about the process
Did you know there are approximately 7,000 children waiting to be adopted in Texas? They are just like you and me, longing to experience the love and...

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Shining hope during a pandemic
Seniors, children and families continue to be served through innovative ways
There is no playbook for handling the pandemic, but we're working with you to adapt and provide innovative ways to fulfill our mission and shine...

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What is positive adoption language?
Using accurate terms honors the families and celebrates adoption
Words have the power to convey messages and evoke feelings. Sometimes words go beyond the speaker’s intentions. The way people choose words can...

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The 2020 Buckner Advent Guide has arrived!
The 27-day devotional will lead you and your family through a time of reflection and prayer, focusing on the promises of God during the Advent...

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Celebrating National Adoption Month
According to Child Welfare Information Gateway, the idea of dedicating a time to raise awareness about the need for adoption began in 1976 when the...

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Leading with hope: Buckner president shares stories of perseverance and hope during COVID-19
Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes shares an update on how Buckner staff are pulling together, both domestically and internationally, to serve...

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Mother and daughter transformed by two Buckner programs
When Alissa Campos was 9 years old, she and her younger sister were removed from their mother’s care and placed in the home of their great aunt in...

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Talking to adopted persons about birth families and adoption paperwork
Natasha was adopted internationally when she was 12 years old. She shares her personal perspective as an adult adopted person on access to adoption...

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An adult adopted person's perspective on transracial adoption
Kitty experienced international adoption as a child. Now an adult, she shares her feelings on being raised in a transracial family in America. ...

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