The Sumter Area Ministerial Association has been helping homeless families find temporary places to stay for years. Recently, Evangelist Snipes, an involved member of SAMA, decided that short-term lodging was no longer enough. Upon connecting with Kirk Lyman-Barner, director of the Americus-Sumter Fuller Center for Housing, Snipes grew her vision for a new ministry: a […]
Connor Ciment, Fuller Center Bike Adventure trip leader, has had a roller-coaster of a last two years. In fact, little in his life has remained the same, other than a love for his bicycle. After graduating college in May of 2015, Ciment joined the Fuller Center Bike Adventure. “I loved riding my bike, and I was […]
The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders are a fiercely dedicated group. That dedication is leading them to their newest location in 2017: Denham Springs, Louisiana. Located just east of Baton Rouge, Denham Springs is a small, rural community that was heavily impacted by the disastrous flooding of last August. Bart Tucker, head of Disaster ReBuilders, has […]
Students from the University of Cincinnati are spending their week working with the Americus-Sumter Fuller Center for Housing. Their student organization, Serve Beyond Cincinnati, helped organize the trip. Thanks to everyone for your hard work!
When Carey and Rick White, a father-son duo from Texas, embarked on their recent trip to Armenia, they did not expect anything out of the ordinary from their regular service trips. Accompanied by friend Stewart Essey, the trio travelled full of excitement and wonder of visiting the world’s first Christian nation. Carey, having travelled to Guatemala, […]
Emma Ruth Lewis of Americus has called the same house “home” for the last 30 years. However, the last three of those years have been less than perfect. Her home was burglarized, leaving her susceptible to future break-ins as the door would no longer shut properly. Since then, Emma has been afraid to be in the […]
Annie Bell White-Moss is an Americus-grown woman. She grew up in town, went to the local high school, and ran her own business in town. Now, she has turned an old property of hers into something to give back to the community she loves so dearly: a shelter for homeless veterans. After finishing cosmetology school, […]
2017 was already shaping up to be the biggest year of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure ever. Now, considering this morning’s announcement of a new ride, it definitely will be! Alongside three different summer routes, a spring ride down the Natchez Trace, and a weekend Silver Comet ride, the Bike Adventure is excited to announce […]