Category: Faith Builders

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana’s newest homeowner loves to crochet — and the results of that hobby can be seen in dozens of blankets that have been donated to a local homeless shelter, […]

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama LANETT, Alabama — About 45 teen volunteers from Minden, Louisiana’s First Baptist Church student group who call themselves the “3rd Floor Crew” are building wall sections this week in the parking lot of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s ReUse Store in […]

Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them

Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them

(Photo: Moses Buyiinza with his wife Joan and their seven children express thanks for their new Fuller Center home in Uganda.) Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them The Fuller Center for Housing of Uganda’s two latest home dedications are for two very big families — one […]

Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut

Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut

Photo: Pa Paul Njumbwen (center) with his grandchildren and leaders from The Fuller Center for Housing of Cameroon. Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut One of the best ways to illustrate the transformation of a family moving out of poverty housing conditions and into simple, […]

California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home

California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home

California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home Tim Buscheck of Orinda, Calif., has made nine home-building trips to Lampang, Thailand, with members of his church, First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. The last five of those trips, he served as the house captain on those builds, the most recent one with […]

Free VBS program The Worldwide Mansion finalized, available upon request

Free VBS program The Worldwide Mansion finalized, available upon request

Free VBS program The Worldwide Mansion finalized, available upon request As a foundational principle, The Fuller enter for Housing is not a church but rather a servant of the church. The Fuller Center provides a tangible way for churches to put faith into action — by building and repairing homes so that families across the […]

Volunteers from St. Francis Builds find people “filled with hope and faith” in Puerto Rico

Volunteers from St. Francis Builds find people “filled with hope and faith” in Puerto Rico

The Catholic Standard caught up with a group of 19 volunteers from St. Francis Builds — a project of St. Camillus Parish in Silver Spring, Maryland — to hear about their experience working the Fuller Center Global Builders in the area of Maunabo, Puerto Rico, where they found there is much work left to do […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]