Category: News

Georgia Luedi-Fuller’s new children’s book “Bobby’s House” benefits Fuller Center’s work

No one could tell a story quite like Millard Fuller — the man whose deep faith and contagious passion for helping others launched a worldwide movement. Then again, Millard never told a story quite like his daughter Georgia tells in the new children’s book “Bobby’s House.” That’s because “Bobby’s House” is a rhyming children’s book […]

David Snell’s “The Tattered Passport” now available in E-book format

In September of 2018, Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell released “The Tattered Passport” in paperback through Amazon. With a cover price of $15, proceeds of the book go to The Fuller Center’s work of helping people have simple, decent places to live. Today, “The Tattered Passport” was made available in a electronic format […]

250 Point University students spruce up West Point, Georgia neighborhood

The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project hosted more than 250 students from Point University, who spruced up more than two dozen homes and yards in the Roper Heights neighborhood of West Point, Georgia, on Friday. A volunteer team from Hyundai-Dymos, Point University staff and coaches, and West Point Mayor Steve Tramell also provided big lifts to […]

Disaster ReBuilders to honor Brenda Barton with May blitz build in Dickinson, 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 […]

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

UPDATE: Registration for the 2019 is now open at this link! 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 mile-wide path of destruction. It killed 23 people ranging in age from […]

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 […]