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

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

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

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. […]

Millard Fuller, 74, Who Founded Habitat for Humanity, Is Dead

Millard Fuller, 74, Who Founded Habitat for Humanity, Is Dead

The New York Times Douglas Martin Millard Fuller, who at 29 walked away from his life as a successful businessman to devote himself to the poor, eventually starting Habitat for Humanity International, which spread what he called “the theology of the hammer” by building more than 300,000 homes worldwide, died Tuesday near Americus, Ga. He […]