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Back-to-school backpacks provide comfort at Bachman Lake
Heading back to school doesn’t look quite like we are used to, but that doesn’t mean the need for school supplies has gone away. The Buckner...

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Hope in action
While many volunteer activities have been put on hold to observe COVID-19 social distancing measures, many volunteers have come up with innovative...

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What is the new normal?
What is the new normal? And how do we go back to the old normal? I feel like that is what everyone is talking about these days. But everyone’s...

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Seven EKG graduates celebrate virtually with Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood staff
The Buckner Family Hope Center at Wynnewood celebrated their first virtual graduation for seven EKG students. All students are participants in the...

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Fitness instructor volunteers free virtual fitness classes to families at the Buckner Family Hope Center
No excuses. That is the motto Ashley Nicole Davis lives by. The Dallas fitness instructor and founder of RA Warrior Fitness is living proof of her...

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Buckner trustees approve new mission statement for Buckner International
In July, Buckner trustees approved a new mission statement for Buckner International – what we call the purpose of the organization. It’s short...

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Heroes on the frontlines
Day in and day out, frontline heroes are serving in the communities of the most vulnerable throughout the current pandemic. Within the walls of...

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When I am scared
I want to confess something to you: I am so scared. For the last four months our world has completely turned upside down, and the life we were...

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How to handle fear in the classroom during a pandemic
Tim Whiting is an educator for a large North Texas school district. He also has served as a school administrator. In this article, Tim processes how...

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Backed by faith and hope, single mother finds motivation to fulfill her dreams
After leaving a toxic relationship of eight years, Kiara Phillips stepped out in faith with no plan in sight of what she would do or how she would...

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6,000 children receive backpacks filled with supplies
While children may not know what school will look like this fall, 6,000 kids in Texas will be starting the school year with a new backpack and school...

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Are you finding time to rest in God?
I recently took my first vacation in over a year. Thanks to the pandemic, I had no agenda and no plans, just a rare opportunity to rest. At first I...

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