local community served through winter storm support
$20,000 grant aids Buckner relief efforts in Dallas
Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund of The Dallas Foundation awards Buckner and other nonprofits grants to help with winter storm recovery
In February, millions were facing life with no electricity, water or supplies. Weeks after Winter Storm Uri, families are still struggling. The...

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Two women teach classes they once attended
Through the Buckner Family Hope Center, two women find confidence in a new country
Blanca and Luz had a lot in common – they both immigrated to America from Mexico, and they were searching for a place to learn English and find a...

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Virtual home build celebrates 10 years of ministry in Rio Grande Valley
WMU builds new homes and hope one nail at a time
For the past nine years, teams from the Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas (WMU) have traveled to the Rio Grande Valley to build a home for a family...

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How do you respond to the impossible?
Buckner finds innovative ways to serve, proving that ministry is not impossible during the pandemic.
How do you respond in the face of adversity? ...

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Hope after Winter Storm Uri
Buckner bands with local organizations to care for Texans in need
During the week of Feb. 15, temperatures in Texas dropped significantly due to Winter Storm Uri, causing millions to face life with no electricity,...

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Houston churches help senior living community during harsh winter storm
Community supports senior adults with water and blankets
With historic low temperatures sweeping throughout the state of Texas, many cities have struggled with power outages and water shortages. Two...

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buckner family hope center at bachman lake opens warming center
Warming center at Bachman Lake gives community refuge from frigid conditions
As thousands in Dallas lose power and water, Buckner Family Hope Center offers warm place to stay
A brutal winter storm sweeping throughout Texas has left millions without power or water during historically low temperatures, heavy ice and snow. In...

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the beauty of a harvest
The beauty in a messy life
A devotion on finding blessings during uncomfortable times
I’m a Type A person. I like things neat and organized. I love systems and predictability. But most of the time, life is just not like that. It’s...

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wilda wilson celebrates 105 birthday
Texas woman celebrates 105th birthday with 'spa day'
Her secret to long life is daily breakfast of 'crispy bacon, toast and jam'
Wilda Wilson received a surprise to celebrate her 105th birthday. Staff at Buckner Parkway Place, the Houston-area senior living community Wilda has...

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walking together
Who are you walking with?
A devotion about caring for those around you
After a difficult day, I went for a long walk. I listened to a podcast, letting my mind and my legs wander through the city. In this podcast, Brené...

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