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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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Buckner receives $50,000 grant from OneStar Foundation for pandemic relief efforts
In partnership with Gov. Abbott, the money is for nonprofits working to support the most vulnerable and underserved across Texas. ...

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The latest Buckner Today available online now
The latest Buckner Today might look a little different than you’re used to seeing, but you will still find stories of hope and encouragement from...

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Buckner Counseling Services and The Center for Integrative Counseling and Psychology provides support in the comfort of families' homes
As the orders to stay sheltered at home and to social distance have continued for weeks, the services Buckner offers continue adapting to meet the...

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Volunteers in Rio Grande Valley send backpacks of hope to foster children when camp was canceled due to COVID-19
For the last five years, the employees of Star Properties Real Estate send foster children at the Buckner Rio Grande Children's Home in Mission,...

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Buckner President Albert Reyes installed for 5-year term as Vice President of Baptist World Alliance
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes was installed last week as the North American Vice President of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA)...

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From serving as a volunteer to becoming a foster family
For the Everett family, it is clear that foster care was always a thread woven throughout their lives. But without God’s voice and his timing, they...

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What are you doing to develop your relationship with God during the pandemic?
What is a wage? As a CPA, my response to this question would probably be comparable to what you would find in Merriam-Webster if you looked it up:...

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When control is lost: Turning to prayer and supplication during an uncertain and unpredictable school year
Bethany Jones has taught in elementary school in Frisco Independent School District for 15 years and was chosen as the Texas PTA Elementary Teacher...

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Protecting families during the crisis
When COVID-19 reached Texas, Buckner responded quickly to protect the families we serve. While sheltering in place was new, difficult and sometimes...

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Children connect virtually during summer programs in Houston
Summer is not canceled in Houston. The summer children's program at the Buckner Family Hope Center at Aldine and at Reed Road needed to adjust how...

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