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A giant wooden cross makes a lasting impression
Man who grew up at the Buckner Rio Grande Children's Home finds a piece of his childhood
“I wonder whatever happened to that wood cross,” mused Alan to his visiting children and grandchildren. ...

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Visit Camp Buckner
Experience a safe and much-needed individual or family vacation
Visiting Camp Buckner is a fun-to-do activity many children, families, student and church groups, and other organizations look forward to every year....

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Joy that overflows
An Advent devotion on joy
“My lips shall shout for joy when I sing praises unto thee; And my soul, which thou hast redeemed.” –Psalms 71:23 (ASV) ...

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 Longview families receive special Christmas surprise
Single parents and children in Family Pathways receive gifts, crafts and treats to celebrate Christmas
For the last 15 years, Morgan Stanley has blessed Longview Buckner families at Christmas with a festive party and gifts for children. This year, due...

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Give shoes to a child in need
Shoes give children hope
Many of us take our footwear for granted. But for vulnerable children in the United States and around the world, the gift of a pair of shoes is the...

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Pouring out love
An Advent devotion on love
“‘For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be...

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Single dad finds support in new career
Once homeless and hopeless, Houston man now helps other vulnerable families succeed
Kenneth Horn and his four children moved into New Hope Housing in Houston in January 2019. ...

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Working through a crisis in love
A Christmas message from Buckner President
The season of Advent is the time of celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and his impact on the world. We celebrate the peace and hope he brings. ...

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Celebrate and embrace God's gift of peace
An Advent devotion on peace
“‘This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.’ And suddenly there appeared with the angel a...

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How to maneuver the holidays as a foster parent
Take the stress out of Christmas for you and your foster children
The holiday season can be extremely stressful and this year may be especially tense as normal holiday traditions may need to be adjusted. For a...

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How writing a book can help your nonprofit succeed
Buckner president and CEO encourages nonprofits to share their stories to illustrate their impact on their communities
Buckner President and CEO, Albert Reyes, is a Forbes Council Member and originally wrote this article about writing a book for Forbes. ...

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How are you celebrating Giving Tuesday?
You can help children and families suffering from the pandemic
Today is Giving Tuesday – a day created to specifically celebrate giving, to counter selfishness and to promote the causes that make the world a...

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