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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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collaboration is needed to fix the foster care crisis
When it comes to the foster care crisis, we all want to help
Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News. A member of the Board of Trustees of the...

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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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not another statistic
Homeless, pregnant and aging out of foster care
Briana now supports those facing what she once faced
Imagine being 14 and facing homelessness. Briana Wright knows what it’s like all too well. ...

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Following the call
Family overcomes obstacles to provide home for children in foster care
Mindy and Shawn Moore had a calling: Foster children in need. In following that calling, the Moores have been open to every twist in the road ......

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An answered prayer at just 3 weeks old
Sons play a part in parents’ decision to foster-to-adopt
Amanda and Jarrett Sappington had two sons, but they “just had this feeling that [their] family needed to be bigger.” ...

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show mom you care on mother s day
5 ways to celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day
Creative ways to show mom she’s the best
Moms are priceless and we appreciate and value all the mothers who care for children at their most vulnerable. ...

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Family reunions
Family moves to fulfill the need for foster care families
Kaari Vasquez was drawn to the home as soon as she saw a picture of it. Maybe it was a fluke or a coincidence the house was on Kari Ann Drive, but...

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