Category: News

Pros build two sets of Millard Fuller Legacy Build walls in just two hours

Building entire sets of walls in advance gives blitz builds like the upcoming Millard Fuller Legacy Build a big head start. These wall builds often involve large numbers of volunteers who are eager to swing a hammer even if they have very little construction experience. However, Auburn, Alabama-based Crawford Construction Company — with help from […]

Cyclists reflect on 3,500-mile journey in pair of media reports

A couple of riders from our recently completed 3,500-mile cross-country Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure talk about their journeys in a couple of new media reports. Louisville, Kentucky’s WLKY features Jeff Bracken (pictured at left), who did not let the progressing vision loss from Usher’s Syndrome stop him from making the trip from Seattle to D.C., […]

Real estate company supports Fuller Center ministry with “Buy a Home, Build a Home” initiative

South Carolina-based Jeff Cook Real Estate has found a great way to do good deeds as they do good business. Having started a Jeff Cook Cares — One Percent for Good program in 2016, the company is now partnering with The Fuller Center for Housing with its Buy a Home/Give a Home campaign. Each time […]

STIHL Inc. donates battery-powered lawnmowers to Fuller Center

STIHL Inc. is proud to announce its collaboration with The Fuller Center for Housing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that seeks to eradicate poverty housing by partnering with local community leaders and organizations to build and refurbish homes. STIHL Inc. is supplying battery-powered mowers and accessories valued at $72,000 to support The Fuller Center for Housing’s […]

Wittenberg University student writes of how tornado shook up service week

Danny Barren knew spending his spring break serving alongside fellow Wittenberg University students with the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project would be a challenge — especially because he was coming off of knee surgery and was just beginning to get back on his feet. But when an EF-4 struck nearby Beauregard, Alabama, just after the group […]

Bicycle Adventurers hop off bikes for busy build day in Springfield, Ohio

There’s nothing quite like seeing America coast-to-coast from the seat of a bicycle. But just as memorable for those participating in the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure are the days when they take a break from cycling to practice what they preach. The Adventure allows cyclists to spread awareness and raise funds for The Fuller Center’s […]

VivaCell-MTS/Fuller Center of Armenia partnership marking 200th home together

Since 2008, The Fuller Center for Housing of Armenia has helped about 800 families have simple, decent places to live — many of those families moving out of converted metal shipping containers — called “domiks” — that were intended to be temporary shelters after the 1988 earthquake. A quarter of those families have been helped […]

SPECIAL REPORT: Rebuilding homes & trust on a foundation of faith in North Carolina

(Photo: Aaron Ratliff presents a key to 87-year-old homeowner partner Mary J. Koonce in New Bern, N.C. She asked only for the Disaster ReBuilders to replace the tarp that had covered her roof since Hurricane Florence struck in September of 2018. Instead, they replaced her entire roof, made her bathroom more accessible and added a […]