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What Juneteenth means to me
The historical importance of making Juneteenth a national holiday
On June 17, 2021, I, along with all of Black America, anxiously awaited to see if President Biden would make monumental history by declaring...

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5 ways to celebrate dad on Father's Day
Creative ways to show your dad he's the best
We know you want to celebrate your dad. He works hard throughout the year and is committed to your family. ...

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Houston kids participate in Astros baseball clinic
Children from Buckner Family Hope Center programs practiced baseball and softball skills at week-long camp
Summer is here! And while temperatures have risen across Texas, the scorching sun and humidity did not stop the children from Buckner Family Hope...

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Shine the light
An update from Buckner president Albert Reyes
For more than a year, I’ve shared monthly updates about Buckner International. They’ve focused on keeping you informed about our pandemic...

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Dior Burns named executive director in Houston
Burns will oversee operations of two Buckner Family Hope Centers and Buckner Family Pathways
Buckner Children and Family Services announces the promotion of Dior Burns as the new executive director of Buckner Houston, effective June 14. ...

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See how you made a difference last year
More than 125,000 people were served last year with your help
The past year was, to say the least, unprecedented. But through perseverance, courage and creativity, our team served more than 125,000 individuals....

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Paying it backward and forward
Former foster child gives back to her community
Rishun Beasley spends her days looking for something she’s already found. It’s a search that drives her every morning and one she knows will...

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What are your priorities?
A devotion about how to spend your time and energy
This time last year, many of us were watching in disbelief as our calendar emptied. Although my life didn’t have the usual cadence, I still managed...

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A sacrifice of love
On Memorial Day we honor those who have died while serving in the military
Many people confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. While Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day and observed on Nov. 11) honors all military...

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Get the newest issue of Buckner Today now
Read stories of hope from around the globe
Celebrate 25 years of international work with us in the latest Bucker Today, featuring ministry updates, photos from years past and beautiful stories...

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