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Protecting families during the crisis
When COVID-19 reached Texas, Buckner responded quickly to protect the families we serve. While sheltering in place was new, difficult and sometimes...

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White House order on foster care could be a step toward agencies cooperating to help kids
Albert Reyes, Buckner president and CEO, and Samela Macon, vice president of Buckner domestic programs, discuss the new executive order issued by the...

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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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6 Camp Buckner employees write more than 350 encouraging letters to foster families while working remotely
Due to the threat of COVID-19 in Texas, Camp Buckner has been closed for retreats and day camps, but that hasn't stopped the staff from continuing to...

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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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Family of four in six months: Single mom adopts three siblings in virtual adoption ceremony
Bethany, Jeffrey and Avery were home from the minute they came into Jessica Sosa’s home. ...

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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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