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GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm

GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm

https://youtu.be/_X10QxkHE1U GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm AMERICUS, Georgia — About 500 sets of willing hands have helped raise the walls and put the finishing touches on a home for Emmanuel Robinson and his three children over the past three weeks. More than 400 volunteers came from Georgia Southwestern State […]

VIDEO: Bicycle Adventurers talk about their love of being on build sites

VIDEO: Bicycle Adventurers talk about their love of being on build sites

VIDEO: Bicycle Adventurers talk about their love of being on build sites AMERICUS, Georgia — There is no Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure ride going on at the moment, but the South Hampton Street site of The Big Event Build Honoring the Carters looks a little like a Bike Adventure build day with eight veteran riders […]

VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build

VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build

https://youtu.be/kQG9K8LQzcw International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build AMERICUS, Georgia — This past weekend’s Fuller Center for Housing Conference drew covenant partner leaders from across the United States and a few leaders from The Fuller Center’s international building sites who met with Global Builders team leaders to strengthen their operations. For […]

VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Mike Bultemeier — 42 mission trips and counting

VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Mike Bultemeier — 42 mission trips and counting

https://youtu.be/wtD6_ptHogQ?si=mORggvm60f2Zx8gh VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Mike Bultemeier — 42 mission trips and counting AMERICUS, Georgia — Mike Bultemeier began working with The Fuller Center for Housing in the recovery effort after Hurricane Katrina and has since become one of the most prolific volunteers on Disaster ReBuilders sites. In fact, mission trip No. 41 took him to work […]

GSW Student Government students enhance leadership by serving

GSW Student Government students enhance leadership by serving

https://youtu.be/K1Jj2jpFjuo?si=lz052bRTHjdK-OiC GSW Student Government representatives enhance leadership by serving AMERICUS, Georgia — More than 400 Georgia Southwestern State University students will be taking turns at the job site of the Big Event Build honoring the Carter family during the month of April. The students work in teams of about 20 at a time for four-hour […]

GSW’s President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students serve in Mayfield, Kentucky

GSW’s President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students serve in Mayfield, Kentucky

GSW’s President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students serve in Mayfield, Kentucky MAYFIELD, Kentucky — Students from Georgia Southwestern State University’s President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program traveled to Mayfield, Kentucky, this past week to support the Mayfield-Graves Fuller Center for Housing’s tornado recovery efforts in the area — an area where many families are still working […]

Big Event house “a dream come true” for Robinson family in Americus

Big Event house “a dream come true” for Robinson family in Americus

https://youtu.be/0zMwMv-5EZw?si=e74kKcQSrgR_NuIW Big Event home “a dream come true” for the Robinson family AMERICUS, Georgia — There are two men who feature most prominently in Emmanuel Robinson’s life. One is his father, the Rev. Al Robinson, pastor of Reach Out and Touch Ministries. The pastor was strict with young Emmanuel and had high standards for his […]