Category: News

El Salvador community re-names itself after Millard and Linda Fuller

  Residents of the Fuller Center community in San Luis Talpa – the location of November 2008’s annual Millard & Linda Fuller Blitz Build – held their first formal meeting on Friday, February 27th, with members from 12 of the 22 families present, constituting a majority. The homeowners invited Mike Bonderer, Fuller Center director of […]

David Snell to Lead Fuller Center After Death of Founder, Millard Fuller

Fuller Center for Housing (FCH) Board Chairman LeRoy Troyer announced on Monday that the group’s board had unanimously elected David Snell to be the organization’s president after the untimely death of its founder and first president Millard Fuller on February 3rd. Snell has served as FCH vice president of programs since the house-building nonprofit was […]

Disaster ReBuilders dedicates first home as a Fuller Center mission partner

Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders, Inc., dedicated their first house as a FCH mission partner on Wednesday in Bay St. Louis, Miss. The organization, headed by Bartow Tucker, has built 83 houses, but this was their first with The Fuller Center. The house was built on the property of Andy Favre, who had lived there in […]

Northern Virginia Fuller Center completes first house

By Aileen Streng of InsideNova.com   A newly formed non-profit with the goal of helping low-income families living in substandard housing in Northern Virginia recently completed and dedicated its first project for a Quantico homeowner.   The Northern Virginia Fuller Center for Housing is a covenant partner of The Fuller Center for Housing, a non-profit, […]

Habitat founder's gone, but work can't be forgotten

By Lynda Spofford The Atlanta Journal Constitution Wednesday, February 11, 2009 During a time of renewed optimism yet extreme economic distress, our country is searching for heroes. I can’t help but feel we took a big step backward with the death of Millard Fuller last week. Like the country he loved, Millard Fuller was a […]

Habitat founder's gone, but work can't be forgotten

by Lynda Spofford for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution During a time of renewed optimism yet extreme economic distress, our country is searching for heroes. I can’t help but feel we took a big step backward with the death of Millard Fuller last week. Like the country he loved, Millard Fuller was a man of great contrasts. […]

The passing of an inspiration

Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity and The Fuller Center for Housing, died early Tuesday morning after a brief illness.  An autopsy revealed the cause of death to be an aortic aneurysm.  He was 74. Family and friends are mourning the tragic loss of a true servant leader and a genuine heart. Millard […]