Category: Millard Fuller Legacy Build

VIDEO: Legacy Build volunteers illustrate Millard Fuller’s Theology of the Hammer

VIDEO: Legacy Build volunteers illustrate Millard Fuller’s Theology of the Hammer

VIDEO: Legacy Build volunteers illustrate Millard Fuller’s Theology of the Hammer OPELIKA, Alabama — It was an amazing week of work at the 2023 Millard Fuller Legacy Build as volunteers from across the nation worked alongside three deserving families to help them build simple, decent places to live. As Fuller Center for Housing President points […]

Fuller Center of Central Indiana dedicates new home for mom, two sons

Fuller Center of Central Indiana dedicates new home for mom, two sons

Fuller Center of Central Indiana dedicates new home for mom, two sons It takes partnerships from the business, faith and nonprofit communities to pull off a three-week home build like The Fuller Center of Central Indiana just wrapped up for single mother Holly Stultz and her two sons. Those partnerships were on display in full […]

This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders

This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders

(Photo: Robin Pierre is set to become the next executive director of The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, just seven years after become a Fuller Center homeowner herself.) This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders OPELIKA, Alabama — When three new homeowner partners receive Bibles and the keys to their homes […]

Their retirement looks an awful lot like work to some, but they love it

Their retirement looks an awful lot like work to some, but they love it

Their retirement looks a lot like work to some, but they love it OPELIKA, Alabama — On Millard Fuller Legacy Build sites, you’ll often find volunteers who use their precious personal or vacation time from their employment to help others have simple, decent places to live. Others work for companies who promote volunteerism by allowing […]

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope”

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope”

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope” OPELIKA, Alabama — Long ago, Chuck Ingraham found that his drive and work ethic was not always appreciated by those around him — or by those above him who feared he was coming for their job. Yet, the native New Englander could not change […]

Veteran volunteer Terry Gleason brings family members along for this Legacy Build

Veteran volunteer Terry Gleason brings family members along for this Legacy Build

Pictured from left: Daniel Kay, Brian Gleason and Terry Gleason Veteran volunteer Terry Gleason brings family members along for this Legacy Build OPELIKA, Alabama — Terry Gleason has volunteered on many builds with The Fuller Center and other organizations through the years. He usually comes alone, though he sees many familiar faces on job sites […]

Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends

Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends

Julia Finley (center) places the first exterior board of her home into place with the help of house captain Peter Salemme (right) and other Millard Fuller Legacy Build volunteers on Monday in Opelika, Alabama. Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends OPELIKA, Alabama — When families are selected as Fuller Center for […]

Faith, business partnerships on full display in Indianapolis home build

Faith, business partnerships on full display in Indianapolis home build

Faith, business partnerships on full display in Indianapolis home build Some of the key ingredients for a successful Fuller Center for Housing build are engaged church partners, community-minded corporate sponsors, prospective homeowners willing to seize a hand-up, financial support, and outstanding local leadership. Thankfully for Holly Stultz and her two sons, all of those elements […]