Brenda Barton

Getting Lost in the Weeds of Plaquemines Parish

It’s easy for us on site here in Plaquemines Parish to get "lost in the weeds" (I probably should have used "swamp" instead of "weeds") of what we’re doing and accomplishing each week. Periodically God gives us a strong refresher of what we’re about. This past week we were blessed to have our many-times volunteer […]

Living the Mission

Living the Mission

Bart Tucker, organizer of Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders has done some pretty remarkable things. Within hours of hearing of the massive disaster of Hurricane Katrina, Bart Tucker a retired US Air Force colonel living in northern Virginia just outside Washington DC, got in his car and went to Mississippi to help. He arrived to find […]

Exciting week volunteering in Plaquemines Parish

This has been an exciting week here in Plaquemines Parish! We had teams from another Fuller Center—Jersey Pines—and St John Lutheran Church, Charles City, Iowa. Both are special—St John is associated with Joining Hands, the Iowa arm of Peg Sennett’s group, and has been to the Gulf Coast many times. You’ll recognize other names from […]

Greater Sarasota

Greater Sarasota

The Greater Sarasota Area Fuller Center organized under the leadership of Fuller Center for Housing national board member Tom Dineen has begun work in the Sarasota area. The main focus for the Sarasota area Fuller Center will be to help local homeowners improve the quality of their living conditions through the Greater Blessing program. Sarasota […]

Michigan on the Move

Located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan is Berrien County, Michigan. Berrien County is just north of the Indiana state line, so it is as far southeast as you can be in Michigan.  Berrien County has the cities of Benton Harbor, St.Joseph and a few small townships. St. Joseph and Benton Harbor are separated by […]

Another way Millard would have done it

Submitted by Glen Barton Vice President-US Field Operations One of Millard’s legs to his three legged stool of Fuller Center success was "getting the word out."  Yesterday Kevin Lee, president of Yalobusha County Fuller Center in Water Valley/Yalobusha County (MS) held a general information meeting.  He not only invited local folks interested in what Fuller Center […]

30 Days and Counting

Submitted by Chuck Vogt President, Central Indiana Fuller Center for Housing All of us involved with the Fuller Center are privileged to be a part of this project, transforming a neighborhood into a more attractive place to raise a family, live and grow. Many times we build one home that affects just that—one family—but this time […]

Miracle of St. Paul, St. Peter, and Churchman Avenue

Submitted by: Chuck Vogt, President Central Indiana Fuller Center for Housing The Fuller Center for Housing of Central Indiana is the Epicenter to build 100 homes world wide the week of September 6th, 2010 to honor the Legacy of Millard Fuller (1935-2009), the founder of Habitat for Humanity and The Fuller Center for Housing.   […]