By Nicole Nolan Shoshone News Press, Idaho MULLAN – A mixture of laughter and the thuds of sledgehammers drifted out over Mullan Monday as volunteers for the Fuller Center for Housing united with RV Builders from across the nation. Their mission is to spend two intensive weeks finishing up renovations that began January in a […]
First volunteer team headed to Haiti next month
The Fuller Center’s rebuilding effort in Haiti is gaining momentum. Its leaders in-country have begun working on two different sites this month, preparing one for the first team of Fuller Center volunteers and the other for the first Lazarian World Homes. Two Lazarian houses will ship from San Diego on June 23 and arrive in […]
New covenant partner establishes model partnership with high school
Although no houses have yet been built, The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Carroll County of Virginia has already established a symbiotic relationship with the building trades program of the county high school. Students get real-world experience related to their classroom studies and FCH Greater Carroll County has a ready crop of eager, knowledgeable […]
Fuller Center cyclist rides all day, goes nowhere
KANSAS CITY, MO – – When a cyclist signs up for the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure (FCBA), they are given fundraising suggestions, one of which is to ride a stationary bike outside a business to attract attention, support and donations. Ivan Cunningham, 27, decided this idea was just crazy enough for him. He set out last […]
Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure kicks off this month! (Video)
What does cycling have to do with building and repairing houses? On the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure, much more than you might think. At least 50 cyclists will ride all or part of the route from Niagara Falls to New Orleans, stopping at six Fuller Center covenant partners along the way to help build. They […]
Trip Leader Ryan's First Video Blog!
Watch and listen as Ryan tells you about the excitement of the upcoming trip. This is a great video to share with friends who might not know about the team. Countdown to Bicycle Adventure launch: 15 days!
A taste of exciting events along the bike trip route
The start of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure 2010 is only 25 days away! Planning has entered its final stages. Believe it or not, the bike trip is not just about cycling and having fun (although we do have a TON of fun!). The riding a bike aspect was born out of the grassroots nature […]
Northern VA Fuller Center partners with community to repair homes
Prince William County, Va. – Jeannette Morin and her four children—Christina, Ron, Rachel, and J.T.—recently moved into their newly renovated townhome in the Southbridge subdivision near Dumfries thanks to many nonprofit friends and volunteers. Catholics for Housing and its executive director, Karen DeVito, had recently purchased the home using funds from the Virginia Department of […]