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Our two newest partner families in Nicaragua are grateful for your support

Our two newest partner families in Nicaragua are grateful for your support

Jose and Gloria are looking forward to raising their first born in a simple, decent home instead of this shack. New partner families in Nicaragua grateful for your support Jose and Gloria Since they met as a couple, Jose and Gloria have been living separately, each one in their parents’ house. They finally managed to […]

Disaster ReBuilders hit the ground running in Louisiana and are ready for volunteers

Disaster ReBuilders hit the ground running in Louisiana and are ready for volunteers

(Photo: Louisiana National Guard soldiers assess damage in Lake Charles after Hurricane Laura.) Disaster ReBuilders hit the ground running in Louisiana and are ready for volunteers The dichotomy of the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders is that they are grateful to be of service but wish their services were not needed. Unfortunately for families in Texas, […]

Army veteran in Greenwood, Mississippi, celebrates paying off home mortgage

Army veteran in Greenwood, Mississippi, celebrates paying off home mortgage

(Photo: Glenda Cole sits on the front porch of her home in Greenwood, Miss., with her son, Phil. Cole recently paid off the mortgage on the home she partnered to build in 1999. Photo courtesy of the Greenwood Commonwealth.) Army veteran in Greenwood, Mississippi, celebrates paying off home mortgage There are many steps in the […]

Global Home Challenge concludes as a resounding success: The virus didn’t win!

Global Home Challenge concludes as a resounding success: The virus didn’t win!

With the coronavirus putting a halt to this year’s spring and summer Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure rides, THe Fuller Center for Housing’s mission of helping families around the world have simple, decent places to live was set to endure a major fundraising blow. But Vice President of International Operations Ryan Iafigliola, Global Builders Coordinator Ian […]

Fuller Center of Greater New York City plants seeds of service with Builders Camp

Fuller Center of Greater New York City plants seeds of service with Builders Camp

Fuller Center of Greater New York City plants seeds of service with Builders Camp “If you ask God to move a mountain, don’t be surprised if He hands you a shovel.” There are many variations of that statement, often linked to Luke 17:5-10, among other gospels. The simple message is that God can work miracles […]

Louisville’s WDRB-TV features Fuller Center efforts to push forward through pandemic headwinds

Louisville’s WDRB-TV features Fuller Center efforts to push forward through pandemic headwinds

The coronavirus pandemic has hurt businesses and nonprofits alike, and The Fuller Center for Housing and its covenant partners across the United States and around the world are no exception. But the need for simple, decent housing has not gone away. In fact, the housing problem in America is projected to worsen due to economic […]

Independence, Louisiana homeowner has shed many tears of gratitude over past 5 years

Independence, Louisiana homeowner has shed many tears of gratitude over past 5 years

(Photo: Krystal Dillon and her three children partnered to become Fuller Center homeowners in 2015 in Independence, Louisiana. Last month, her sister became a Fuller Center homeowner in Hammond, Louisiana.) When the Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center dedicated the home of April Dillon and her family in Hammond, La., last month, they knew exactly what […]

K’Hairi’s Christmas wish, three years later: Army veteran remains grateful, worries about others

K’Hairi’s Christmas wish, three years later: Army veteran remains grateful, worries about others

(Photo: Charlie Thell and Tim DuBois get a hug from Carla Ross as son K’Hairi looks on during the 2017 dedication of their new Fuller Center home in West Point, Georgia.) Few children have captured the hearts of Fuller Center supporters the way K’Hairi did in 2017 when he saw his long-time Christmas wish come […]