the stephens adopted three children from foster care
The missing piece of the puzzle
Katie and Aaron Stephens had a plan: foster young children, adopt, be a forever family. But five years later, they saw six children come and go from...

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Buckner president celebrates 10 years of hope
Ten years ago, Dr. Albert L. Reyes was elected the sixth president of Buckner International. His leadership helps guide the vision and mission to...

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Helping Hands: Creating strong families in Midland, Texas
Each year, KOSA CBS7 selects 14 local nonprofits to highlight in its Helping Hands Initiative. Their goal is to help those who help the community by...

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It's the new year: Let's make it count!
It's the start of a new year. For a lot of us, the beginning of a new year can be a fresh start. It's a time to evaluate where we've been and where...

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Buckner programs celebrate Christmas
Families and children in Buckner programs across the state got in the Christmas spirit and celebrated the holiday with food, games and a whole bunch...

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More Texas children now leaving foster care than entering
For the first time ever, more children are leaving foster care for safe, permanent homes than are entering the child welfare system, according to...

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5 ways to create Christmas family memories
The Christmas season is such a magical time, but even more so if you have little ones to celebrate the holiday with. Soon, children will be on...

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destiny found direction and guidance at buckner nextstep
When she didn't know what was next, NextStep was there for her
When she was 17, Destiny and her brother were removed from their home by Child Protective Services. The move was sudden and left Destiny trying to...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. That is why we celebrate Advent – we...

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Shine hope this Christmas
While you're out catching all the Black Friday deals today, pick something up for a family Buckner serves. ...

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