Texas Tidbits: Buckner receives foundation grant

Workers load supplies at Buckner International’s North Texas Crisis Relief Center. (Buckner Today Photo)

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The Dallas Foundation’s Mary Ratliff Critical Needs Fund awarded a $30,000 grant to Buckner International’s North Texas Crisis Relief Center. The gift will help Buckner strengthen and support southeast Dallas families by providing client assistance and meeting basic life needs during crises. This year, the center anticipates serving more than 15,000 Dallas children and families. The center provides clients with food, clothing, furniture, financial aid, school supplies and English-as-a-Second-Language classes. 

ETBU nursing grads perfect on licensing exam. Recent graduates of the East Texas Baptist University department of nursing earned a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. They represent the sixth cohort of ETBU nursing graduates who scored 100 percent on the national exam. 


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