Category: Faith Builders

Auburn’s Restoration Church builds walls for 18th Fuller Center home in tornado recovery

Auburn’s Restoration Church builds walls for 18th Fuller Center home in tornado recovery

By the end of 2019, there will be 18 new Fuller Center homes for families impacted by the March 3 tornado in Lee County, Alabama — thanks the tremendous support of volunteers, businesses, local leaders and the faith community. One of those faith communities — Restoration Church of Auburn — braved sweltering temperatures on Sunday […]

Six months after Beauregard tornado, 6th new Fuller Center home dedicated

Six months after Beauregard tornado, 6th new Fuller Center home dedicated

Misty Baker and her daughters were living in a mobile home when a massive tornado struck the rural Alabama community of Beauregard on March 3, 2019. Though their home was massively damaged, they continued to live in it in the months afterward, stepping around buckets that caught rain coming through the roof and mopping up […]

New Jersey-based Erin’s Gift of Hope volunteers put faith into action in North Carolina

New Jersey-based Erin’s Gift of Hope volunteers put faith into action in North Carolina

(This is part of a series of reports on those who make The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ work possible. Next week, we will have an extensive report at FullerCenter.org.) At age 15, Erin McFaull was a full-of-life teenager with a heart for missions and putting her faith into action. After her life was cut short […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Photo: Flanked by Refuge Point Church Pastor Matthew Thrower (left) and West Point Mayor Steve Tramell, homeowner partner Willie McQueen reacts to the unexpected gift of an Auburn University flag to display at his restored home. The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project is in the midst of its busiest year ever with much of the intensity […]

Two more new homes in tornado-ravaged Beauregard to be dedicated Saturday

Two more new homes in tornado-ravaged Beauregard to be dedicated Saturday

(Photo: Church of the Highlands volunteers) Two homes sponsored by  the Church of the Highlands will be dedicated around lunchtime on Saturday, July 13, in the tornado-ravaged Alabama community of Beauregard, which was devastated by an EF-4 tornado on March 3. One of the homes is being built for Bill and Tonya Yarbrough and their […]

Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned

Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned

(Photo: Charles and Vernita Brown cut the ribbon on their new Bossier City home in 2012. Less than seven years later, they have now paid off the mortgage.) Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned Navy veteran Charles Brown and his wife Vernita know what it’s like to be mired […]

River Bend, N.C., woman grateful for help with townhome flooded by Florence

River Bend, N.C., woman grateful for help with townhome flooded by Florence

Lorraine Igor could not find any contractors willing to help her repair her townhome that was flooded by Hurricane Florence back in September until a local church responded to her cry for help and connected her with the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders. WCTI-TV caught up with Ms. Igor and the Disaster ReBuilders at this recent […]

Church helps member who turned life around by restoring home through Fuller Center

Church helps member who turned life around by restoring home through Fuller Center

On May 5 of this year, Willie McQueen will mark a decade of being clean and sober. And he’ll be doing it in a like-new home thanks to a West Point, Georgia, church that is committed to putting faith into action. Refuge Point Church has been a long-time supporter of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, […]