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First Baptist Church Groves helps transform foster family’s home
A woman who has spent more than 20 years of her life taking care of foster children will soon get help with needed items in her home thanks to a...

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Beaumont Foundation presents second half of $136,500 donation providing new clothes for children in foster care
On July 16 the Beaumont Foundation of America delivered the second installment of its 2019 donation totaling $136,500. Since 2007, BFA has contributed...

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It’s summer! Let’s make it count for our children
Let the celebration commence! The last school bell of the year has rung and children have bolted out the doors for the freedom of a sweet summer....

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Need for foster parents grows in Midland
About 35,000 Texas children are in the state foster care system in need of caring homes. And more foster parents are needed in the Midland-Odessa...

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Southeast Texas foster kids need your help
Amy Kimbrell, Buckner supervisor of foster care and adoption for Conroe and North Houston, shared the three biggest needs in foster care right now...

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Hope Chest event smooths transition to adulthood for teens aging out of foster care
Through programs like the FYi Center, Buckner International provides a network of support for these youth aging out of foster care, easing the...

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Welcome: Family is more than biology
When I knock on the Ostranders' door, I can already feel the energy behind the door. Laughter is pouring through the walls of the home. Michelle...

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Faith Focus: As parents, we don't always have the words
At some point it happens to all of us. Despite all of our planning, thinking about things and rehearsing talking points, it still happens. We don’t...

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Finding family
Candy and Michael Palmer knew the moment they read the profile on Toby, Caylin, Codi, Shane and Joe that they wanted to adopt them. They had read...

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Faith Focus: Let's do this together
Make no mistake: Like caring for any child, being a foster parent is difficult. Raising a child is a 24/7 job with what fills like an endless string...

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