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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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Lubbock family adopts young boy virtually during pandemic
Though courts may not be back in session physically, it isn't stopping families from adding to their forever family. Janice and Brian Whipple from...

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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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Shelter-in-place as a foster family
As the school year comes to a close, parents nationwide can almost breathe a sigh of relief with the ending of home school in sight. Among these home...

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Team George: Lifetime member
Early on a hot August morning in 2018, a local farmer was driving down Hwy 73 near Port Arthur when he spotted cars in front of him swerving to avoid...

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Buckner Family Hope Center recognized as ‘Community of Faith and Opportunity’ by USDA
The Buckner Family Hope Center at Peñitas in the Rio Grande Valley has been designated a Community of Faith and Opportunity by the U.S. Department...

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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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'The hardest joy you'll ever experience'
Jimmy and Celeste Dickinson have been parents for a long time and embracing the new season of life called empty nesting. But their definition of...

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Why collaboration across all levels is critical during the pandemic
This editorial was written by Diego Silva, director of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Peñitas, and originally appeared in The Monitor. Diego also...

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