collaboration is needed to fix the foster care crisis
When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News. A member of the Board of Trustees of the...

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Read stories of hope from around the globe
Celebrate 25 years of international work with us in the latest Bucker Today, featuring ministry updates, photos from years past and beautiful stories...

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not another statistic
Homeless, pregnant and aging out of foster care
Briana now supports those facing what she once faced
Imagine being 14 and facing homelessness. Briana Wright knows what it’s like all too well. ...

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73-year-old woman helps others in her community stay healthy
Senior adult teaches line dancing to other residents in her senior living community
Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and one resident at Baptist Retirement Community in San Angelo is helping her fellow residents stay...

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baptist retirement community residents celebate 70 years
It’s Baptist Retirement Community's 70th anniversary
Residents celebrated 70 years of the iconic San Angelo senior living community serving senior adults
Residents, family members, and staff of Baptist Retirement Community came together to celebrate the senior living community’s 70th anniversary. The...

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tea classes in houston
Virtual program helps teens explore career paths
Youth participated in hands on activities
To help keep families and children safe, the Buckner Teen Enrichment Academy (TEA) shifted to a virtual format. But that didn't stop teens from...

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Following the call
Family overcomes obstacles to provide home for children in foster care
Mindy and Shawn Moore had a calling: Foster children in need. In following that calling, the Moores have been open to every twist in the road ......

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focusing on god can help heal the pain
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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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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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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