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Preparing for the school year
Typically, in July parents are beginning to look at school supply lists and buying school clothes for their children, and children are trying to...

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Single mom found the running start she needed to change her family's life
Juggling a chaotic home life, struggling in school and raising her then 4-year-old son, Chanique Steele prayers were answered when she found Buckner...

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7 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while social distancing
The Fourth of July is quintessentially the perfect summer holiday, usually spent outdoors grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with neighbors and friends...

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Women coming together in Longview
“Women coming together with a collective intention … It’s a powerful thing.” – so read the program at the Zonta Club of Longview’s annual...

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Looking for a faith-based film to watch as a family?
Find 5 compassion themes in the faith-based film “The Open Door” ...

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7-year-old shining hope with handcrafted jewelry
Lillian Healey was determined to find a way to help those struggling due to the coronavirus. Just 7 years old, she went to her mother with a plan. ...

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Hope during a pandemic
When COVID-19 required everyone to shelter-in-place, Buckner International did not abandon those we serve. From home offices around the state, staff...

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Kneeling in prayer
Buckner President Albert Reyes reminds readers of a biblical duty to speak against injustice and act to correct it.

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How Buckner Family Pathways is helping single parents during the pandemic
Almost half of single parent families in Texas live in poverty, with Houston being ranked the hardest city for single parents to raise a family....

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Healing hands: Trust during trying times
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many lives and routines were instantly changed. But for single mom LaShonda Haynes, when the crisis hit, she stepped into...

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