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Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband

Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband

Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband When the massive E-4 tornado struck Lee County, Alabama, on March 3, 2019, some people lost family members. Many people lost their homes. Carol Dean lost both her house and her husband. In all, 23 community members were killed in the storm. […]

Texas’ winter storm brings new set of challenges for Disaster ReBuilders; volunteers needed

Texas’ winter storm brings new set of challenges for Disaster ReBuilders; volunteers needed

Texas’ winter storm brings new set of challenges for Disaster ReBuilders; volunteers needed When last month’s weeklong winter freeze struck all 254 Texas counties, millions lost electricity and the ability to heat their homes. Residents huddled together in shelters, while some families resorted to burning pieces of furniture to stay warm. Others perished in freezing […]

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit It was nearly three years ago that 65 families of San Salvador’s El Espino community began settling into flimsy shacks thrown together with pieces of metal and plastic — homes that were not only unsafe but also unwelcome and considered eyesores […]

Rain provides fitting backdrop for Greater Blessing dedication in Johnson County, Missouri

Rain provides fitting backdrop for Greater Blessing dedication in Johnson County, Missouri

The Fuller Center of Johnson County Missouri’s latest home dedication was fittingly held in a pouring rain as the day celebrated the completion of a repaired roof for Dawn and Robert Collins. Rain was the star of the show as Pastor Craig Coppenbarger of the Valor Church gave the dedication prayer, giving thanks to God […]

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 […]

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City is based in New Rochelle, N.Y., which makes it a natural volunteer option for schools in the area — especially for those in the actual city of New Rochelle such as Iona College. Iona […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort After building 18 homes in response to the devastation tornado that struck Lee County, Alabama, in March of 2019 — including 11 during the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project is now on the verge of completing two […]

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City found ways to keep building and keep volunteers involved even through the pandemic and difficult times in 2020. They’ve renewed their energy with a positive slogan to help them charge into the new […]