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Joy in being a foster parent
Foster parent says, 'You aren't going to want to quit'
Paul and Daisy Ledet have fostered 21 children through Buckner Foster Care and Adoption. Starting foster care was like starting over, Paul said, but...

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May is National Foster Care Month
More than 400,000 kids in foster care in the United States
Before foster care was regulated by the government, child welfare and foster care were mainly in the hands of private and religious organizations,...

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A spark of faith
A devotion about trusting God
When I was young, I wanted to be somebody wise, successful and kind. I wanted to change the world for the better. My grandfather’s unyielding...

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Buckner named 2022 ‘Great Place to Work’
Buckner International has been certified as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute and its senior care partner, Activated...

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Stand firm
A devotion about standing for truth
When I think of standing firm, I think about refusing to change a decision or position. I think about the military meaning of standing one’s...

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Texas goes blue in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month
Buckner staff across the state attend Go Blue events to raise awareness
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In 2021, 1,809 children died in the United States from child abuse and neglect. In Texas, 199 children died...

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Stronger together
What you do makes a difference: A difference with a purpose
Our annual event celebrating the work of our Buckner team members is always a highlight of the year for me. The Gathering, which we celebrated April...

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It's National Volunteer Month
Help build a strong community
April is National Volunteer Month, and at Buckner International, we appreciate all our volunteers around the world. From packing and distributing...

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Are you willing to share a part of your life?
A devotion for National Volunteer Week
Every Sunday afternoon we open our home to anyone who wants to come and celebrate Sabbath with us. It’s a time to share a meal, have communion and...

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Returning starfish to the ocean
National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Building strong and healthy families is key to prevention
Most of us have heard of the starfish story. An old man is walking along the beach and sees a boy throwing starfish on the sand back into the ocean,...

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