David Snell

David Snell is the President of The Fuller Center for Housing.

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David Snell: Louisiana flooding victims need our help

David Snell: Louisiana flooding victims need our help

Last week, as much as 20 inches of rain fell in some parts of Louisiana in less than 48 hours. One of the hardest-hit parishes is Tangipahoa, where the very busy and effective Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing is based. Ginger Ford Northshore Executive Director Tamara Danel was raised in nearby New Orleans, […]

Happy 75th birthday, Linda Fuller! Your “Stop!” makes us “Go!”

Happy 75th birthday, Linda Fuller! Your “Stop!” makes us “Go!”

  Support the #Linda75 campaign For the better part of her life, Linda Fuller has been at the vanguard of the affordable housing movement — in fact, she gets the credit for starting it! When Millard’s ambition to be a millionaire got in the way of his family obligations, it was Linda who said “Stop!” […]

David Snell: Remembering Millard Fuller’s dream of “No more shacks!”

David Snell: Remembering Millard Fuller’s dream of “No more shacks!”

In 1992, upon accepting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award, Millard Fuller said, “He was a man of aggressive goodwill. Because of his dreams and because others dreamed with him, we do live in a better day.” He was speaking, of course, of Dr. King, but it’s a statement that applies to Millard as […]

President David Snell’s 2015 Christmas message

President David Snell’s 2015 Christmas message

It’s Christmastime, that glorious season when we turn our hearts to giving.  One of the best parts of growing up is having our thoughts move away from the gifts we’re going to receive to those we’re going to give.  I don’t know what’s in the packages under the tree with my name in the “To” […]

Nepal: A fascinating, mystical place

Nepal: A fascinating, mystical place

I first traveled to Nepal in September of 2005.  This was one of the two places that set The Fuller Center for Housing on the path to becoming a worldwide housing ministry.  (The other was post-Katrina Shreveport.)  I had been fascinated by that part of the world from my earliest memories, and visiting Kathmandu was […]

Staying true to Millard Fuller’s vision as we head into our 10th year

Staying true to Millard Fuller’s vision as we head into our 10th year

Every now and again someone comes along with enough vision, energy, charisma, focus and faith to make a significant difference in the lives of many. Just such a man was born 80 years ago in a humble mill town in west Alabama. Today, January 3, we celebrate the birth of Millard Fuller, a man who […]