Category: US Programs

Partnerships at Work

Greenwood, Mississippi may be best known by the outside world as the headquarters of Viking kitchen appliances and home of the Tallahatchie Bridge (1960’s country/rock ballad). But get in close and one will find a caring community. The Fuller Center in Greenwood has built more than 23 homes in its history as a former Habitat affiliate […]

Vistas and Volunteers in Carroll County, Virginia

Submitted by Glen Barton Fuller Center for Housing Vice President, US Field Operations Travel on I-77 going north from North Carolina and the first county in Virginia one comes to is Carroll County. You will be impressed with the beauty of the area. Mountains and vistas are almost everywhere you look.  Most folks passing through would not immediately […]

Blessed to serve

While working on a match grant, I estimated Fuller Center Covenant Partners would do 500 new homes, ReNew and Greater Blessing Box repairs in the next 12 months. If funded the grant could possibly increase capacity by 200 Greater Blessing Box projects to that count. While 700 projects will produce almost $10,000,000 in expenditures–including the Covenant Partner […]

Let's Do It Again

"Glen, Glen this is great, let’s do it again in Shreveport. What do you think?” Those words echoed in the hallway outside the gathering of our first covenant partner conference in Suffolk from Millard said it all. We did do it again in Shreveport. Over 90 attendees from 24 different covenant partners gathered for the […]

Building Partners

On one of my recent road trips for Fuller Center I had the opportunity to see the project area for the 2010 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Indianapolis. The day was cool and clear with leaves changing to a brilliant yellow, something I don’t often get to see in Florida. The neighborhood, referred to as […]

The Millard Fuller Legacy Weekend and Build

The Millard Fuller Legacy Weekend and Build

Greetings from the Chattahoochee Valley! We are here for the 2009 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, and what a great event it’s turning out to be. Today was just the second day of building, and it got rained on mightily, but it’s been a weeklong series of events. Sheilla was able to join me for the […]