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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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What is the key to having a faithful response in uncertain times?
Right before the new year, I took on a new role at Buckner and became director of events. I was extremely excited about the possibilities going into...

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Buckner Names Samela Macon Vice President of Domestic Programs and Support Services
Samela Macon has been selected to serve as vice president of domestic programs and support services for Buckner Children and Family Services,...

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Buckner International trustees issue 'Call for Love, Justice and Racial Reconciliation': Statement unanimously approved by board
Saying “we repudiate racism, injustice and racial inequality,” trustees of Buckner International unanimously approved a statement they titled...

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Hope during a pandemic: An update from Buckner President Albert Reyes
During the pandemic, Buckner International has been extremely careful and cautious while still serving those who need us, and the precautions we've...

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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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