Category: News

Americorps NCCC team boosts Disaster ReBuilders’ efforts in Florida

Americorps NCCC team boosts Disaster ReBuilders’ efforts in Florida

A group of 18- to 24-year-olds is spending six weeks helping the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders repair homes in Panama City, Florida, where many families are still dealing with damage caused by Hurricane Michael in 2018. “This is probably one of the most rewarding projects we’ve done so far,” tells WJHG-TV in their report that […]

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure continues to expand as one of this affordable housing ministry’s most visible fundraising and awareness initiatives. This year featured our first-ever winter ride — the Tour de Florida, which took cyclists from Orlando to Key West beginning with a build day on Dec. 28 before striking out for Cocoa Beach […]

WEEK-TV report: Veteran’s widow gets badly needed home repairs in East Bluff, Illinois

WEEK-TV report: Veteran’s widow gets badly needed home repairs in East Bluff, Illinois

When Barbara Johnson’s neighbors noticed that the veteran’s widow who suffers from dementia needed home repairs to stay safely in her house of 30 years, they put out a call for assistance in a neighborhood Facebook group. That ultimately led them to the Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing, whose volunteers spent Saturday getting her […]

Emily Build, born of tragedy 13 years ago, caps mother’s recovery in time for holidays

Emily Build, born of tragedy 13 years ago, caps mother’s recovery in time for holidays

Melanie Moss and her two children, Jake and Katherine, celebrated this Christmas in a new Fuller Center for Housing home in Bossier City, Louisiana — the 59th house dedicated by The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana. It was something Melanie never thought possible when she was in the depths of drug addiction, but […]

PHOTOS OF THE DECADE: Ministry-defining moments from the past 10 years

PHOTOS OF THE DECADE: Ministry-defining moments from the past 10 years

The Fuller Center for Housing will mark its 15th anniversary in 2020, and this past decade has seen this very important ministry thrive and grow across the United States and around the world. Before we roar into the ’20s, we thought this would be a good time to share a memorable handful of images from […]

What do you think was the biggest story for our ministry in 2019?

What do you think was the biggest story for our ministry in 2019?

Which of these do you believe was our ministry’s top story of 2019? (Cast your ballot at the bottom of this page.) 1. Tornado recovery work in Lee County, Alabama With outstanding leadership by the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project and tremendous financial, faith community, and volunteer support, we built 18 new Fuller Center homes after […]

You can now watch “Project Christmas Joy” online thanks to Hallmark Channel Everywhere

You can now watch “Project Christmas Joy” online thanks to Hallmark Channel Everywhere

Photo: Fuller Center President David Snell (right) at the Oct.. 4, 2019, home dedication for Angela (left) and Andrea Rivera, sisters who lost their mother in the March 3 tornado that struck Lee County, Alabama. They are among the families featured in “Project Christmas Joy.” The reaction to the Hallmark Drama one-hour special “Project Christmas […]

VIDEO: President David Snell explains the affirming rallying cry of “Oyée!”

VIDEO: President David Snell explains the affirming rallying cry of “Oyée!”

If you’ve volunteered on a Fuller Center for Housing worksite, you might have heard a group of folks raise their hands and yell, “Oyée!” If it was your first time experiencing this, you might have thought everyone around you just lost their collective minds. And if you are just learning about The Fuller Center through […]