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Volunteers praise build experience, thriving Fuller Center communities in El Salvador

Volunteers praise build experience, thriving Fuller Center communities in El Salvador

The Fuller Center for Housing’s work in El Salvador has taken off in recent years thanks to an influx of financial support from Fuller donors and outstanding local leadership from our partners at Gente Ayudando Gente (People Helping People) — notably its determined leader, Lisselot Troconis. Since 2016, communities of 99 homes in Nuevo Cuscatlán […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]

Born from Bike Adventure, first covenant partner in Maine focuses on home repairs, seniors

Born from Bike Adventure, first covenant partner in Maine focuses on home repairs, seniors

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure is the single biggest fundraising event for The Fuller Center for Housing’s work — although it has grown to include winter and spring rides in addition to its longer summer rides. It also raises awareness through media coverage, church visits across the nation, and the visibility of our orange-clad riders […]

Americorps NCCC team boosts Disaster ReBuilders’ efforts in Florida

Americorps NCCC team boosts Disaster ReBuilders’ efforts in Florida

A group of 18- to 24-year-olds is spending six weeks helping the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders repair homes in Panama City, Florida, where many families are still dealing with damage caused by Hurricane Michael in 2018. “This is probably one of the most rewarding projects we’ve done so far,” tells WJHG-TV in their report that […]

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure continues to expand as one of this affordable housing ministry’s most visible fundraising and awareness initiatives. This year featured our first-ever winter ride — the Tour de Florida, which took cyclists from Orlando to Key West beginning with a build day on Dec. 28 before striking out for Cocoa Beach […]

WEEK-TV report: Veteran’s widow gets badly needed home repairs in East Bluff, Illinois

WEEK-TV report: Veteran’s widow gets badly needed home repairs in East Bluff, Illinois

When Barbara Johnson’s neighbors noticed that the veteran’s widow who suffers from dementia needed home repairs to stay safely in her house of 30 years, they put out a call for assistance in a neighborhood Facebook group. That ultimately led them to the Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing, whose volunteers spent Saturday getting her […]

Emily Build, born of tragedy 13 years ago, caps mother’s recovery in time for holidays

Emily Build, born of tragedy 13 years ago, caps mother’s recovery in time for holidays

Melanie Moss and her two children, Jake and Katherine, celebrated this Christmas in a new Fuller Center for Housing home in Bossier City, Louisiana — the 59th house dedicated by The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana. It was something Melanie never thought possible when she was in the depths of drug addiction, but […]

PHOTOS OF THE DECADE: Ministry-defining moments from the past 10 years

PHOTOS OF THE DECADE: Ministry-defining moments from the past 10 years

The Fuller Center for Housing will mark its 15th anniversary in 2020, and this past decade has seen this very important ministry thrive and grow across the United States and around the world. Before we roar into the ’20s, we thought this would be a good time to share a memorable handful of images from […]