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Hurricane Laura prompts evacuation of Buckner clients and staff in Beaumont
Buckner International-affiliated staff, children, families and senior adults served in the Beaumont, Texas, area have evacuated following a mandatory...

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Hope in action
While many volunteer activities have been put on hold to observe COVID-19 social distancing measures, many volunteers have come up with innovative...

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What is the new normal?
What is the new normal? And how do we go back to the old normal? I feel like that is what everyone is talking about these days. But everyone’s...

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Buckner trustees approve new mission statement for Buckner International
In July, Buckner trustees approved a new mission statement for Buckner International – what we call the purpose of the organization. It’s short...

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When I am scared
I want to confess something to you: I am so scared. For the last four months our world has completely turned upside down, and the life we were...

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How to handle fear in the classroom during a pandemic
Tim Whiting is an educator for a large North Texas school district. He also has served as a school administrator. In this article, Tim processes how...

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Are you finding time to rest in God?
I recently took my first vacation in over a year. Thanks to the pandemic, I had no agenda and no plans, just a rare opportunity to rest. At first I...

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The latest Buckner Today available online now
The latest Buckner Today might look a little different than you’re used to seeing, but you will still find stories of hope and encouragement from...

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Buckner Counseling Services and The Center for Integrative Counseling and Psychology provides support in the comfort of families' homes
As the orders to stay sheltered at home and to social distance have continued for weeks, the services Buckner offers continue adapting to meet the...

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Volunteers in Rio Grande Valley send backpacks of hope to foster children when camp was canceled due to COVID-19
For the last five years, the employees of Star Properties Real Estate send foster children at the Buckner Rio Grande Children's Home in Mission,...

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