Category: Millard Fuller Legacy Build

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana’s newest homeowner loves to crochet — and the results of that hobby can be seen in dozens of blankets that have been donated to a local homeless shelter, […]

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama LANETT, Alabama — About 45 teen volunteers from Minden, Louisiana’s First Baptist Church student group who call themselves the “3rd Floor Crew” are building wall sections this week in the parking lot of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s ReUse Store in […]

Volunteer Bryce Kujat’s philosophy on life is simple: Work hard, work harder

Volunteer Bryce Kujat’s philosophy on life is simple: Work hard, work harder

Photo: Bryce Kujat works Monday at The Fuller Center of Greater Carroll County’s 2021 Millard Fuller Legacy Build project in Hillsville, Va. Volunteer Bryce Kujat’s philosophy on life is simple: Work hard, play work harder HILLSVILLE, Va. — Ohioan Bryce Kujat believes he has volunteered at every Millard Fuller Legacy Build in the United States […]

Volunteer Dave Diffendal is living the dream — with contagious enthusiasm

Volunteer Dave Diffendal is living the dream — with contagious enthusiasm

Photo: Dave Diffendal (center) mans the saw on Tuesday in Hillsville, Virginia. Volunteer Dave Diffendal is living the dream — with contagious enthusiasm HILLSVILLE, Va. — The Millard Fuller Legacy Build project hosted this week by The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Carroll County has brought volunteers together from near and far — including […]

Media & news from the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Hillsville, Virginia

Media & news from the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Hillsville, Virginia

Media & news from the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Hillsville, Virginia One of our 2020-2021 series of Millard Fuller Legacy Builds to bring in out-of-town volunteers for its project is a one-week home build hosted by The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater Carroll County in Hillsville, Virginia. Here, we have a link to […]

Homeowner Carol Adams reflects on “Miracle on Dover Street” six months later

Homeowner Carol Adams reflects on “Miracle on Dover Street” six months later

(Photo: House captain Doug Dewberry presents homeowner partner Carol Adams with a Bible at the dedication of her home on Oct. 3, 2019, at the conclusion of the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Opelika, Ala.) The week of September 29-October 4, 2019, saw multiple days of record-breaking heat in Lee County, Alabama, during the Millard […]

New video reflects upon 18-home tornado-recovery effort in Lee County, Alabama

New video reflects upon 18-home tornado-recovery effort in Lee County, Alabama

There are now 18 Fuller Center for Housing homes in tornado-ravaged Lee County, Alabama — an effort spearheaded by the hard work of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, led by Executive Director Kim Roberts. This all began with a promise to build three homes, and then it snowballed into a faith movement supported by many […]

Beauregard builder Chuck Ingraham sees God’s hands at work in hospital encounter

Beauregard builder Chuck Ingraham sees God’s hands at work in hospital encounter

Chuck Ingraham could certainly be excused for not being able to make out the silhouetted figure standing before him the morning of October 26 at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Georgia. The past 24 hours had been quite the whirlwind. The previous morning, a Friday, Ingraham was jolted awake by massive chest pains. He […]