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do not let stress overwhelm you
How to deal with stress
3 tips for removing stress in your daily lives
We’re one month into the new year, and you may have already experienced some kind of stress. Each day presents its own issues, and the only real...

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Looking back on 2022 and looking forward to 2023
Buckner president reflects on last year's successes
Listen to the first president’s update of 2023 where Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes reflects on the successes and impact Buckner programs...

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buckner goverment relations team meats with texas senators and represetatives
Buckner staff advocates for children and families at the Texas Capitol
Focus was finding solutions to help strengthen families and keep children out of foster care
Buckner International teamed up with the Texas Alliance for Child & Family Services to advocate for the needs of children and families at the Texas...

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all human life has value
Life is good: Celebrating National Sanctity of Life Day
Valuing and appreciating the quality of life and dignity for all
My younger brother Doug and I were on our twice-weekly phone call last night, and the subject of dad’s death came up. Mainly because my little...

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kara and armando adopted three teenage boys so they wouldnt age out of foster care
On the brink of aging out of foster care
Two sibling groups in Texas found their forever homes before it was too late
As children in the foster care system get older, it’s common for their hope of adoption to fade. In Texas, more than 1,000 youth age out of foster...

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Buckner announces promotions for leaders Henry Jackson and Samela Macon
Jackson will serve as president of Buckner Children and Family Services with Macon as vice president of operations
Buckner International announced two leadership promotions with Buckner Children and Family Services. Henry Jackson was promoted to president of BCFS....

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tom stone
A life of generosity
Tom Stone's service to vulnerable children and families spans across 85 years
Tom Stop sat at his desk in his office in Longview, Texas, reflecting on a lifetime spent in business and accounting. It's a brief conversation. The...

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buckner today fall 2022 available now
Sibling groups find forever homes, celebrating generosity and more in the latest Buckner Today magazine
Check out the fall edition of Buckner Today now
You’re making a difference in the lives of children and families served by Buckner both in Texas and internationally. See how in the latest issue...

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webster family adopts twin boys
A dream come true
Family adopts twin brothers right before Christmas
Even when Bekah and Troy Webster were dating, they knew they wanted to include adoption into their family plan. After having two biological children,...

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Keeping kids together through kinship care
Buckner provides opportunities for kinship care to help maintain familiar relationships
Foster care can create deep wounds in a child due to loss of family, separation from what they’ve known and facing a new normal including new...

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