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You can be an advocate
We need people like you to help vulnerable families in your community
Advocate (ad-vo-cate); noun; One who pleads the cause of another; one who defends or maintains a cause; one who supports or promotes the interests of...

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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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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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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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Foster youth finds hope through NextStep
Program helps youth who age out of foster care with support and resources
Brikti aged out of foster care and needed help. She found Buckner NextStep, a supervised independent living program that provides young adults with...

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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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foster children who age out of the system need support
New awareness day spotlights the 23,000 youth aging out of foster care annually
National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day created to shine hope for youth in foster care
Today is the inaugural National Aging Out of Foster Care Awareness Day, an official day to recognize the thousands of youths aging out of the system...

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