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The missing piece of the puzzle
Katie and Aaron Stephens had a plan: foster young children, adopt, be a forever family. But five years later, they saw six children come and go from...

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Single mom declares she's 'a force to be reckoned with'
As 4-year-old Jaxson plays with toys on the floor, his mom watches on with a smile. Jaxson warms her heart. She loves him dearly and seeing him happy...

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Buckner Family Hope Center brings new independence and hope to widow
Maria Peña offers her cookies timidly but proudly. The cookies are more than just cookies - represent new beginnings, hope and healing. The road she...

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When a single mom chooses faith over fear
Taking a leap of faith – twice – changed Allencia Washington’s life. Originally from Houston and struggling to juggle school, work and raising...

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Buckner International and Howard Payne University establish wide-ranging collaboration
Buckner International and Howard Payne University recently announced the launch of a collaboration to give students opportunities to better serve...

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NFL player Weston Richburg speaks to packed house at Heart of Buckner Amarillo fundraiser
More than 200 people attended the 6th annual Heart of Buckner Amarillo fundraiser at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens to hear a moderated conversation...

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M&F Western Products Donates 30,000 Children’s Boots to Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls®
When Mickey Eddins received a shipment of nearly 30,000 pairs of children’s boots he couldn’t use, the founder and owner of M&F Western Products,...

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Single mom finds hope and transformation at Buckner Family Pathways
Jumping from hotel rooms to friends’ couches, Amber Flores and her two children were living without hope or purpose. Amber was at her wit’s end...

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Buckner president celebrates 10 years of hope
Ten years ago, Dr. Albert L. Reyes was elected the sixth president of Buckner International. His leadership helps guide the vision and mission to...

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MLB players Ronald Guzman and Nelson Cruz deliver shoes and hope to children in Dominican Republic
This week, Texas Rangers player Ronald Guzman and Minnesota Twins player Nelson Cruz distributed new shoes collected by Buckner Shoes for Orphan...

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Winds of success
On Oct. 20 at 9:36 p.m., an F3 tornado destroyed a house of worship in 20 seconds. The work of various generations destroyed. As a leader of that...

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Buckner president delivers keynote speech of hope to Longview Chamber of Commerce
Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes gave a keynote speech on the themes of hope, community strength and service to nearly 700 people at the 2020...

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