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14 homes dedicated in epicenter of Millard Fuller Legacy Build

14 homes dedicated in epicenter of Millard Fuller Legacy Build

Millard Fuller had a vision that began a movement to end poverty housing. And 30 years later 300 people, motivated by their own visions and inspirations, celebrated Millard’s legacy by taking a step toward accomplishing his dream—giving a week of their time to help ensure 14 families in Lanett, Ala. now have a decent place […]

Lanett epicenter for 100-home worldwide Legacy Build event

Lanett epicenter for 100-home worldwide Legacy Build event

Lanett, Ala. (USA) — At Sunday’s Legacy Build Kickoff event, Fuller Center president David Snell spoke about the difficulty of taking over a job from someone like Millard Fuller. “Millard left huge shoes to fill. More than one person can do,” he said. “But many feet can fill those shoes and many of those feet […]

Experience the Legacy Build in Lanett, Ala. (watch video)

The sights, sounds, emotions and excitement of the first day of a big build. Video Highlights – Day 1, Lanett, AL. Shot and edited by Indra Sibal Palmer Watch MORE videos from the Millard Fuller Legacy Build! Watch videos from the Aug. 30th Kickoff event, including a speech by President Carter Read stories featuring the […]

Shreveport builds homes 39 and 40 as part of worldwide MFLB

Shreveport builds homes 39 and 40 as part of worldwide MFLB

By Icess Fernandez The Shreveport Times When Marion Sullivan and 19 of her family members fled from Hurricane Katrina, she prayed they’d make it to Shreveport safely. Now, five years later, her tears are joyful. "I started crying and thanking God," she said. "I know he was responsible for getting us here." Sullivan is a […]

Kickoff big success, building begins Monday!

Kickoff big success, building begins Monday!

Valley, Ala. – More than 1,000 people showed up to the event celebrating the legacy of Millard Fuller with music and speakers including former president Jimmy Carter. The event served as the kickoff to the last build Millard planned (he intended to celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary)—and hundreds left inspired to further his legacy this week. […]

Weeklong build in Lanett will honor the late Millard Fuller

Originally submitted Aug. 29, 2009  By Allison Kennedy of The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Linda Fuller expected to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary with her husband Millard this Sunday by kicking off a week of building houses near Lanett, Ala. Millard died unexpectedly in February. But just as the couple planned, Linda Fuller will be there. "Instead […]

Spartanburg Fuller Center and student volunteers give back to church

Spartanburg Fuller Center and student volunteers give back to church

By Craig Peters The Spartanburg Herald-Journal Shovels, brooms and paint rollers in hand, a group of Spartanburg Methodist College freshmen lent helping hands to the Fuller Center for Housing on Saturday. The college group’s site was Arcadia United Methodist Church, where students painted over graffiti on an old church building, washed windows, did landscape work […]

Bicycle Adventure finishes 1,400-mile journey

Bicycle Adventure finishes 1,400-mile journey

Last leg of the journey "To the coast!" Ryan Iafigliola shouted into the dark of the early morning on Aug. 15, the last day of the 2009 Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure. Iafigliola, Director of Special Programs at the Fuller Center, created and led the trip. The cyclists surrounding him on their bikes responded, as was […]