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Faith Fosters Texas: Texas Baptists focus on fixing an ailing system
Many families today are noticing the great need throughout the foster care and adoption system. According to the Texas Department of Family and...

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women from wmu build house for buckner families
A new home provides peace of mind
For the ninth time, Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas has traveled each fall to build a home for a family in Peñitas, Texas. Over the course of...

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7 tips to host a support shower for adoptive families
Baby showers. The mention of such an event typically generates happy emotions because the birth of a child is definitely something to be celebrated....

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Today is Orphan Sunday: How can you help?
In Texas, there are currently 7,788 children waiting to be adopted and 34,161 children living in foster care, with many more who have been removed...

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elizabeth mendez gained confidence through buckner family hope center programming
Peñitas mom finds her strength thanks to Buckner Family Hope Center
Eight years ago, Elizabeth Mendez was timid and unsure of herself. She lived with a fear that paralyzed her. Most everything seemed too hard to even...

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children from the rio grande children s home enjoys festivities at camp buckner
The foster families of Rio Grande Children’s Home experienced joy, fun and hope at camp this summer
Going to camp can be a special experience and families of the Rio Grande Children’s Home had the opportunity this summer to experience camp in...

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Buckner president Albert Reyes releases his second book 'Hope Now'
Today marks the official release of “Hope Now: Peace, Healing, and Justice When the Kingdom Comes Near” by Buckner International president and...

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Buckner leaders share at Faith and Opportunity Fellowship in Washington D.C.
Diego Silva, director of the Buckner Family Hope Center at Penitas, is one of only 37 fellows selected from around the country for the inaugural...

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rgv back to school bash starts students on the right foot
Buckner sends 800 kids in the Rio Grande Valley back to school with new backpacks, school supplies, shoes
Buckner Rio Grande Valley helped 800 local children prepare to go back to school with new backpacks, school supplies and shoes. The families are...

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Rio Grande Valley couple loses home – but not hope
Carlos Cabrera and his wife Elizabeth Gracia were doing their best to provide for their family. Carlos had a steady job as a plumber and he and...

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