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Meet Ja'Niya: A teen about to age out of the foster care system
There are more than 7,000 children waiting to be adopted in Texas
Ja’Niya is 17 years old. Soon, she will age out of the foster care system if she is not adopted. ...

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combating loneliness
3 ways seniors can combat loneliness
Plug into lifestyle programs available at all six Buckner senior living communities
Unfortunately, senior isolation and loneliness are relatively common. Millions of seniors struggle to get the social activity they need to maintain...

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trusting god
Trusting God through the adoption process
A devotion on God's timing
“I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him." - Samuel 1:27 ...

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Buckner receives more than $225,000 from Chevron Phillips Charity Event
Golf tournament proceeds will support vulnerable children and families in Southeast Texas served by Buckner Children and Family Services
The annual Chevron Phillips Charity Golf Tournament raised $225,248 for Buckner Children and Family Services in Southeast Texas. The check was...

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November is National Adoption Month
A long-standing tradition to bring awareness to vulnerable children
National Adoption Month is a time many adopted persons, adoptive families and adoption advocates celebrate the miracle of adoption while also look to...

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Finding rest in busy seasons
A devotion on seeking God's priorities
If you’re anything like me, November and December can easily become a season of frenzy. Between the holidays, cramming everything in at work before...

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Buckner Family Hope Center™ at Wynnewood celebrates recent renovations
Apartment Association of Greater Dallas helps update campus to continue providing needed services
The Buckner Family Hope Center™ at Wynnewood has been serving vulnerable children and families in the surrounding Dallas community since 1996. The...

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maternity services
The importance of maternal health
Maternal health is more than just physical well-being
What is maternal mortality and why is maternal mental health critical for mothers?

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Dr. Albert Reyes receives UN Day Global Leadership Award
Buckner International president and CEO honored for leadership in eradicating poverty
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Buckner International President and CEO Dr. Albert Reyes was one of 10 people to receive a UN Day Global Leadership Award from...

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Freedom from low self-esteem
A devotion on what God says about you
At some point, we all struggle with inferiority or low self-esteem in one or more areas of our lives. For some, it is a weapon that the enemy has...

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Buckner Family Pathways™ mom selected for advisory board through Aspen Institute
One of 11 student parents in the nation who will help shape higher education policy and practice for student parents
Karlee Knuth, a single mom from Longview currently enrolled in Buckner Family Pathways™, was selected to serve on a prestigious national advisory...

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reflection
Reflecting on direction from God
A devotion on pausing to see gifts from God
Do you ever wish God would give you signs like lightning bolts or directional arrows as clear evidence you are making the right decisions? I find...

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