By Leah Gernetzke Communications/multimedia specialist A pillow embroidered with the words “life’s uncertain, eat dessert first” rests on a couch in Bob and Judy Hippler’s RV, a cozy, carpeted home on wheels in which the Hipplers travel all over the country. A black and white picture of the couple sits on a coffee table, and […]
Leah Gernetzke Communication/multimedia specialist This week I’ve walked up and down Millard Fuller drive dozens of times, taken hundreds of photos/video clips of people hammering, sawing, painting, climbing ladders, roofing, and cutting siding, and met and interviewed people from faraway places such as Peru, Mexico, Burma and Iraq. Out of all of this activity, the latter […]
By Leah Gernetzke Communications/multimedia specialist "It’s more blessed to give than to receive." This common saying might hold a lot of truth, but walking around the Millard Fuller Legacy Build work site this week has lent me a new perspective – that perhaps the two are not totally opposite, but instead intertwine in constant synergy. Because […]
By Leah Gernetzke Communications/multimedia specialist When your fingers are too frozen to properly type, you feel like you’ve been exercising all day just from shivering and shaking and your brain feels like it’s waiting for a spring thaw (sorry for any typos in this blog), you know it’s officially cold. Today is one of those […]
By Leah Gernetzke Communications/multimedia specialist When coming to an epic blitz build like this year’s Millard Fuller Legacy Build, volunteers undoubtedly have a jumble of thoughts and ideas about the week. They may be contemplating the noble deed of helping their neighbors and giving people in need a hand up. They may have pre-build jitters […]
With less than a month to go until the 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, it’s time to get excited for this week-long blitz build in Minden, Louisiana! Check out our first video on the build, created by Scott Umstattd:
Check out the video below from Jeff Cardwell, vice president of the Fuller Center of Central Indiana and member of the Fuller Center international board of directors… Click for more stories, photos and information about the 2010 Millard Fuller Legacy Build!
The Millard Fuller Legacy Build wrapped up in Indy and around the world Saturday, Sept. 11. On Friday, dedications were held in the Fountain Square neighborhood. In the video below homeowner Manuel Martinez took a moment to say thanks!