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Children connect virtually during summer programs in Houston
Summer is not canceled in Houston. The summer children's program at the Buckner Family Hope Center at Aldine and at Reed Road needed to adjust how...

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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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Texas church refuses to let canceled mission trip prevent them from helping families in the Rio Grande Valley
This summer was supposed to mark the 10th year in a row Woodlawn Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, would send volunteers to the Rio Grande Valley for...

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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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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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Buckner continues to serve families in Houston during the pandemic
The threat of COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the state of Texas and the Houston communities. Shawna Roy, senior executive director of...

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Buckner receives $5K donation from BBVA
Buckner Rio Grande Valley is the recipient of a $5,000 donation from BBVA to support its work in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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