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How to maneuver the holidays as a foster parent
Take the stress out of Christmas for you and your foster children
The holiday season can be extremely stressful and this year may be especially tense as normal holiday traditions may need to be adjusted. For a...

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How are you celebrating Giving Tuesday?
You can help children and families suffering from the pandemic
Today is Giving Tuesday – a day created to specifically celebrate giving, to counter selfishness and to promote the causes that make the world a...

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Hope as a helmet
An Advent devotion on hope
“But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.” –1...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. While this...

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Justice looks like being free from worry
Providing justice in light of status
Diego Silva, director of the Buckner Family Hope Center in Peñitas, Texas, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a...

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Did you Run for Hope?
Children, adults and even pets ran virtually to support Buckner International
Did you lace up your shoes and run? ...

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Senior adults get a "Taste of the Fair"
Ventana by Buckner hosts its own version of the Texas State Fair during the pandemic
When the Texas State Fair had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ventana by Buckner found a way to make sure its residents could still enjoy the...

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Dallas Mavericks deliver turkeys to families in Dallas
Thanksgiving dinners were distributed to families participating in Buckner programs throughout Dallas
Thanksgiving is approaching and Buckner International is helping families with their holiday preparations by distributing Thanksgiving meals for...

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Shining hope during a pandemic
Seniors, children and families continue to be served through innovative ways
There is no playbook for handling the pandemic, but we're working with you to adapt and provide innovative ways to fulfill our mission and shine...

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Through the storm
Jesus can calm the storms in your life
I’ve been through many storms in my life. At times, the force of the wind has been so great that the windows have howled and the shingles have...

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