Category: News

Families in Nepal say “thank you” for recently completed, quake-resistant homes

Another round of earthquake-resistant homes have been dedicated in Nepal, where The Fuller Center for Housing has completed 140 new homes since the devastating quake — bringing the total number of Fuller Center homes in the country to 164. More importantly, these homes stand as examples of how to build safer homes in the mountainous […]

Bicycle Adventurers repair home in which WWII veteran’s widow has lived for 64 years

Opalee Copeland has lived in her Bellevue, Ill., home for 64 years, the vast majority of those years with her husband who fought in France during World War II. After he passed away 10 years ago, the house in which they raised her two sons — one of whom is fighting leukemia — began to […]

55-home community dedicated in Ahuachapán, El Salvador; many more to come

Thanks to Fuller Center supporters including New Story Charity, outstanding local leadership from Gente Ayudando Gente (People Helping People), local government cooperation and excellent work by local laborers and partner families, a community of 55 new Fuller Center homes have been dedicated in the community of Ahuachapán, El Salvador. This new 55-home community is less […]

President Snell: Chuck Vogt has left a great legacy through his exemplary leadership

The following is Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell’s statement on the passing of long-time Fuller Center for Housing of Central Indiana leader Chuck Vogt, who died on Saturday: Millard Fuller often said that the greatest need we have at The Fuller Center is for leaders. Chuck Vogt exemplified what that leader should be. […]

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 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 […]

Gold Star family members’ service week honors fallen, boosts North Carolina recovery efforts

(This is the first in a series of reports from The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ operations in North Carolina, where they are helping families recover from last September’s Hurricane Florence.) The only people who can truly sympathize with Gold Star families are members of other Gold Star families. They know all too well the grief […]

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

(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 […]