Jessica McClain

A graduate of Wofford College, Jessica is a communications specialist for The Fuller Center.

Jessica McClain

Americus-Sumter Covenant Partner dedicates the home of Kimberly Mullis

Americus-Sumter Covenant Partner dedicates the home of Kimberly Mullis

A year ago, Kimberly Ann Mullis of Americus, Georgia, was in rough shape. After a routine meniscus repair procedure, she contracted a staph infection, and had to learn to walk all over again. Meanwhile, her home’s ceiling was caving in and the walls were rotting. Around the same time Kim’s boss and his wife, Steve […]

Bike Adventure inspires Steffani Zavala to put creativity to work in support of ministry

Bike Adventure inspires Steffani Zavala to put creativity to work in support of ministry

For Steffani Zavala, participation in the 2016 Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure was only the beginning of her love of the organization. Alongside her husband Luke, Steffani rode her bike from Seattle, Wash., to Washington, D.C., to raise funds and awareness for The Fuller Center for Housing. Full of creative energy, Steffani has a passion for […]

Groton student Sam Girian reflects on ‘real world’ experience at Legacy Build in Armenia

Groton student Sam Girian reflects on ‘real world’ experience at Legacy Build in Armenia

For 17-year-old Sam Girian of Manchester, Mass., the 2016 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Vanadzor, Armenia, wasn’t just another service trip. It was an opportunity to learn about himself and the world around him. The high school junior isn’t short on life experience: He lives away from his family at a rigorous college preparatory boarding […]

Bike Adventure participant brings Fuller Center tradition into her classroom

Bike Adventure participant brings Fuller Center tradition into her classroom

When first testing the idea of partnership housing, Millard Fuller brought home a new tradition from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: the word “Oyee.” Used to express excitement, joy, and gratitude, it is often shouted with the left fist raised in the air. After Millard brought the now-infamous word to the Fuller Center, it […]

Missouri students reflect on their work with the Fuller Center

Missouri students reflect on their work with the Fuller Center

    A group of young adults in Missouri experienced the joy of working with the Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Kansas City this past July. Now, as they look back on the experience, they realize what it taught them about the world.  The sixteen students were from various parts of Missouri, and spend their trip […]

Fuller Center home encourages single mother to build a life in El Salvador

Fuller Center home encourages single mother to build a life in El Salvador

Four years ago in El Salvador, single mother Evelyn Martinez-Palacio found herself in a predicament. She no longer had anywhere to live, and nowhere she found to rent was affordable for her family. Faced with no other option, Evelyn moved herself and her children into a notoriously dangerous area on the outskirts of their city, […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Disaster ReBuilders spending two weeks in Ocean Springs, MS

PHOTO GALLERY: Disaster ReBuilders spending two weeks in Ocean Springs, MS

After Nancy Watling fell through the floor of her Mississippi home, the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders and her home church, First Presbyterian of Ocean Springs, knew they had a project on their hands.  The Disaster ReBuilders group is spending the next two weeks completely reconstructing the home, starting on a new slab and working their […]

Prayers for Haiti as Hurricane Matthew makes landfall

Prayers for Haiti as Hurricane Matthew makes landfall

As Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in Haiti today, we here at the Fuller Center pray for the safety and health of the nation. The category 4 storm is expected to bring nearly two feet of rain to the nation, with winds up to 145 miles per hour. Having long been the poorest country in the […]