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Support small businesses run by Buckner families
Small local businesses are at the forefront of many minds as the pandemic continues to keep some closed due to social distancing orders. As the trend...

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6 ways to (emotionally) make it through the pandemic
Editors note: An abridged version of the following article written by Dr. Amy Curtis, director of counseling for Buckner International, was...

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This is your time
Do you know the story of Esther? She was a quiet Jewish girl who essentially won a beauty contest to marry the king. Years later, she learned of a...

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Jefferson County holds first virtual adoption
Despite the pandemic, Shane and Lori Springer adopted their 2-year-old son on Wednesday, April 22. It was Jefferson County's first virtual adoption...

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Single mothers in Family Pathways continue working in health care during the coronavirus crisis
For many residents in our Buckner Family Pathways program, the coronavirus pandemic is a new season of life as many of them work in health care. Each...

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Buckner teachers further their education while at home
Seventeen Buckner child development teachers and staff in Lufkin, Texas, are making the most of an unprecedented situation and furthering their...

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Foster and adoptive families embracing creativity and quality time while socially distancing
Buckner Foster Care and Adoption continues to provide safe and loving homes for vulnerable children, even throughout the crisis of the coronavirus....

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The benefit of a smile
Recently, a staff member called a donor to thank him for his $5 donation. She expected to leave a voicemail, but he picked up the phone. At first, he...

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Staying connected in new ways
During the pandemic, with orders to shelter in place and reports of increasing numbers of confirmed virus cases, many people feel lonely, isolated...

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The importance of community
The day started much like any other day. I was working my way through the list of new generous donors, sending thank-you notes and leaving voicemails...

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Buckner joins Latin American 'Movement' to minister to families during pandemic
Buckner International has joined the Latin American Baptist Union and several other Christian organizations and denominations to minister to families...

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Changing the method, keeping the service
On April 3, the national unemployment rate reached 12.5% as a result of business closures due to COVID-19, according to the New York Times. Most...

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