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College town tackles tough jobs

by Craig Peters of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal  Lauren Smith and Jasmine Harper usually volunteer to help with cleaning duties or work with children, so they were itching to try a construction project. The University of South Carolina Upstate juniors were two of several students left itching after installing insulation at a home in the […]

Story on Millard Fuller from Ability Awareness

1,500,000 people now have decent, affordable shelter 300,000 simple, decent homes built 3,000 communities impacted globally 2 international organizations created 1 Vision   The vision belonged to Millard Fuller, a man whose ideas and tireless work created Habitat for Humanity, the world’s largest nonprofit homebuilding organization…   Click to continue reading this story at Ability […]

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   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 […]