(Fuller Center communications specialist Leah Gernetzke is in Haiti documenting a week of building by a team of women from the U.S. This is her latest report.) If it’s possible to live a lifetime in one day, today would be that day. Today is burned into in my mind and memory eternally. We were off […]
(Fuller Center communications specialist is documenting the work of a women’s Global Builders trip to Haiti. This is her latest report.) I’m writing with a pen and paper, sitting cross-legged on the ground, surrounded by mountains, a distant view of the ocean, palm trees, meandering cows, horses, goats, a frenetically cheerful hog, and small groups […]
(Note: Fuller Center communications specialist Leah Gernetzke is accompanying a work team in Haiti to document their journey. She is sending blog entries when she can get internet access.) We awoke at dawn this morning to roosters crowing and horns honking. This island is anything but sleepy. Rising early is a way of life here, […]
(Note: Fuller Center communications specialist Leah Gernetzke is accompanying a work team in Haiti to document their journey. She is sending blog entries when she can get internet access. This first entry is from Saturday, Sept, 3.) “I forgot my lipstick!” It was 6 a.m. and the shuttle from the hotel to the airport was […]
“She’s four-foot-eleven, but when she’s on the construction site, she’s the tallest person there.” That’s how Kirk Lyman-Barner, The Fuller Center’s Director of U.S. Field Operations, describes the newest Fuller Center staff member, Alyssa Hostetler, who assumed the role of director of the Americus-Sumter covenant partner last week. She will also assist with special events […]
Since The Fuller Center for Housing’s ministry was founded, Glen Barton has played an essential role, demonstrating a tireless commitment to eliminating poverty housing, to Covenant Partners throughout the U.S., and, most notably, to homeowner families. So when Barton unexpectedly passed away Sunday, August 14, at the age of 61, The Fuller Center lost […]
Allen Slabaugh returned to The Fuller Center for Housing headquarters in Americus, Ga., filled with a sense of accomplishment … and a longing for his own soft bed. Slabaugh, who leads our Student Builders program in addition to coordinating the Bicycle Adventure, led a group of cyclists on a cross-country journey from Seattle to Washington, […]
The Bike Adventure does circles outside the Capitol in Washington D.C., their final destination: Watch more FCBA videos!