Category: Millard Fuller Legacy Build

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 […]

COMMENTARY: “We witnessed a miracle in five days” at the Legacy Build

COMMENTARY: “We witnessed a miracle in five days” at the Legacy Build

(Photo: The Rev. Bill King, Director of the Tuskegee-Lee Baptist Association, helps dedicate the home of Ben and Megan Robertson in Beauregard, Alabama, on Oct. 4, 2019, the final day of the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build.) The Rev. Bill King is the director of Tuskegee Lee Baptist Association (www.tuskegeelee.com). He also is a minister, […]

VIDEO: The 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build planted seeds of hope in Lee County, Alabama

VIDEO: The 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build planted seeds of hope in Lee County, Alabama

More than 420 volunteers from at least 29 states and seven different countries came together in Lee County, Alabama, last week to build 11 new homes. The build was part of the recovery effort that has followed the devastating March 3, 2019, EF-4 tornado that ravaged parts of Lee County, particularly the rural community of […]