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Focus on the big picture
A devotion about focusing on God during difficult times
“What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” –James 4:14 ...

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virtual conference goodies
Empowered and inspired
37 women attended virtual conference hosted by Comerica Bank and Buckner Family Hope Center
Last week, the Buckner Family Hope Center partnered with Comerica to host a virtual women’s conference. Just in time to celebrate Mother’s Day,...

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An update from Buckner president
Buckner President Albert Reyes does Q&A
Hear the latest news from Buckner International from Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes. In this Q&A, Reyes shares how Buckner is doing overall,...

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sappington family
An answered prayer at just 3 weeks old
Sons play a part in parents’ decision to foster-to-adopt
Amanda and Jarrett Sappington had two sons, but they “just had this feeling that [their] family needed to be bigger.” ...

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trust in god creates tranquility
Looking forward and embracing life
A devotion about living the best life God created for you
Grief, anger and confusion have passed through us all in one way or another. Now that we are transitioning back to our “normal” there has been a...

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show mom you care on mother s day
5 ways to celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day
Creative ways to show mom she’s the best
Moms are priceless and we appreciate and value all the mothers who care for children at their most vulnerable. ...

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Family reunions
Family moves to fulfill the need for foster care families
Kaari Vasquez was drawn to the home as soon as she saw a picture of it. Maybe it was a fluke or a coincidence the house was on Kari Ann Drive, but...

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2021 foster care us
May is National Foster Care Month
There are nearly 425,000 kids in United States foster care
Before foster care was regulated by the government, child welfare and foster care were mainly in the hands of private and religious organizations,...

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He sat down
A devotion on relying on Christ for salvation
One of the main things our culture – sometimes even our church culture – says to us is to strive for more. ...

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April is National Volunteer Month and we celebrate you!
Thank you volunteers for making a difference
COVID-19 brought many challenges, but that didn’t stop Buckner volunteers from continuing to connect and work with families in Buckner programs. ...

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students volunteer at buckner pantry during pandemic
Students safely volunteer to pack humanitarian aid for vulnerable families
Mesquite ISD students learn valuable life skills while serving
There is simple peace in the quiet hum of labeling boxes, stacking tuna cans and organizing incoming donations at the Buckner Center for Humanitarian...

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Support foster children in Buckner campus safe homes across Texas
Help provide basic necessities for children in need
Buckner campus homes across Texas have been approved to be used by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services as safe homes for foster...

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