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Archive for January, 2011

First Person: Happy Feet in Oaxaca

OAXACA, Mexico — “Emotional” is the only word that could accurately describe the fourth day of our mission trip to Oaxaca last November. We spent our morning ministering to the special needs children of one of the local orphanages.

String Players Serenade Shoppers for Shoes

By Lauren Hollon
Buckner International
GRAPEVINE, Texas – Twenty-six students from kindergarten through 12th grade spent their Christmas break serenading shoppers with violins, violas and guitars during a fundraiser for Shoes for Orphan Souls.
Karen Smith, teacher at Music Starz Studio, organized nine days of musical performances at Grapevine Mills Mall to benefit Buckner International’s largest humanitarian aid [...]

Volunteer Captains Needed for 2011


Lauren Hollon
Buckner International
DALLAS – The Buckner Center for Humanitarian Aid runs like clockwork, and volunteer captains are the oil that keeps it running smoothly.