Category: News

Disaster ReBuilders to honor Brenda Barton with May blitz build in Galveston, Texas

Photo: Brenda Barton (center) shares a laugh with Dianne Fuller during the 2015 Lind-A-Hand women’s build in Lanett, Alabama. When Brenda Barton passed away on Jan. 30, 2019, after a brief illness, individuals and groups throughout The Fuller Center for Housing’s ministry lost a tireless advocate for their work and a treasure trove of information […]

Let us know if you want to volunteer at the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

The 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build will be a tornado recovery effort in Beauregard, Alabama, Sept. 29 through Oct. 4. The current plan is for six new homes to be built during the blitz week, which will be led by the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project of Lanett, Alabama — Millard Fuller’s hometown. A massive EF-4 […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build coming to tornado-ravaged Beauregard, Alabama

UPDATE: Click here to express interest in volunteering at the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, and we’ll contact you when registration officially opens. The rural Alabama community of Beauregard — an unincorporated area of about 10,000 people just east of Auburn — was devastated March 3 by a massive EF-4 tornado that carved a nearly […]

Parrot Heads find Fuller Center’s work in Texas worth squawking about

(Note: Fuller Center Director of Communications Chris Johnson is a self-described Parrot Head — a die-hard Jimmy Buffett fan — who has been champing at the beak for an excuse to work Buffett into his work. After nearly eight years on the job, he finally found one!) To casual observers, Jimmy Buffett’s die-hard fans — […]

Volunteers from Minnesota praise Fuller Center’s work, local leadership in Puerto Rico

The Bluff Country Reader newspaper of Spring Valley, Minn., recently chatted with Jolene Hartwick, Joyce Iverson, and Terri Benson — three local women who were part of an 18-person Fuller Center Global Builders team that journeyed to the hurricane-ravaged island of Puerto Rico in January. They talked about the kind of work they did, how […]

Collegiate spring-breakers flock South not to party but to serve

College students serving with Fuller Center for Housing covenant partners across the country — and beyond its borders — is as common a sight of spring as flowers, pollen, green grass, lawnmowers, shorts and flip-flops. While spring does not officially begin until next week, college students already are showing up on Fuller Center job sites […]

River Bend, N.C., woman grateful for help with townhome flooded by Florence

Lorraine Igor could not find any contractors willing to help her repair her townhome that was flooded by Hurricane Florence back in September until a local church responded to her cry for help and connected her with the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders. WCTI-TV caught up with Ms. Igor and the Disaster ReBuilders at this recent […]

Church helps member who turned life around by restoring home through Fuller Center

On May 5 of this year, Willie McQueen will mark a decade of being clean and sober. And he’ll be doing it in a like-new home thanks to a West Point, Georgia, church that is committed to putting faith into action. Refuge Point Church has been a long-time supporter of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, […]