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7 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while social distancing
The Fourth of July is quintessentially the perfect summer holiday, usually spent outdoors grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with neighbors and friends...

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Parenting a special needs child with a history of trauma: A story of hope and redemption
I started working in child welfare 20 years ago. During the course of my career, I have received training and would consider myself very...

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White House calls for reform of child welfare system with new executive order
For more than 400,000 children in America’s foster care system, the executive order calling for reform of the child welfare system issued by the...

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Buckner Children's Home in Rio Grande Valley awarded Maximus Foundation Grant
The Buckner Children’s Home in the Rio Grande Valley was recognized for their dedication to family and community development and serving vulnerable...

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Buckner receives $5K donation from BBVA
Buckner Rio Grande Valley is the recipient of a $5,000 donation from BBVA to support its work in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Looking for a faith-based film to watch as a family?
Find 5 compassion themes in the faith-based film “The Open Door” ...

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Hope during a pandemic
When COVID-19 required everyone to shelter-in-place, Buckner International did not abandon those we serve. From home offices around the state, staff...

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Kneeling in prayer
Buckner President Albert Reyes reminds readers of a biblical duty to speak against injustice and act to correct it.

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Buckner Family Hope Center recognized as ‘Community of Faith and Opportunity’ by USDA
The Buckner Family Hope Center at Peñitas in the Rio Grande Valley has been designated a Community of Faith and Opportunity by the U.S. Department...

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Why collaboration across all levels is critical during the pandemic
This editorial was written by Diego Silva, director of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Peñitas, and originally appeared in The Monitor. Diego also...

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