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NEPAL UPDATE: New partner families selected; safe building techniques shared

When the massive earthquake shook Nepal in April, one thing was evident in the village of Trishuli — The Fuller Center was doing something right. Even though the village’s 11 Fuller Center homes stood just 30 miles from the epicenter of the earthquake that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale, they looked no different than […]

A dozen more Fuller Center homes dedicated in Nigeria

A dozen more Fuller Center homes dedicated in Nigeria

Primary school teacher Joan Barnabas has dedicated her life to preparing Nigerian children for a successful future, but she never thought that career would be enough to pull her out of poverty housing. Mason Olusegun Akanni has spent his adult life building solid, safe homes for Nigerian families but never thought he would be able […]

IN THE NEWS: Partnership with NRHA forces new bonds on Gulf Coast

IN THE NEWS: Partnership with NRHA forces new bonds on Gulf Coast

(Hardware Retailing magazine) The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ Bart Tucker says that he is glad he decided to put to use the $1,000 matching grant from the North American Retail Hardware Association to use with a local independent retailer during the recent Back to Biloxi 10th Anniversary Build. His wonderful experience with Ocean Springs Lumber […]

IN THE NEWS: TV stations flock to cover start of Back to Biloxi Build

IN THE NEWS: TV stations flock to cover start of Back to Biloxi Build

  The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ Back to Biloxi Build kicked off Monday, and three television news reports reflect the positive spirit volunteers have brought to the Gulf Coast that is still dealing with the after-effects of Hurricane Katrina 10 years after the deadly, destructive storm. You can check out each of the news reports […]

2015 Bicycle Adventure sets multiple records, passes $1.3 million mark

2015 Bicycle Adventure sets multiple records, passes $1.3 million mark

    A week after the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure completed its eighth annual Summer Ride, the fundraising numbers have been tallied. Our cyclists’ hard work paid off in record fashion, and Fuller Center partner families around the world will reap the benefits. It turns out that this summer’s records were not limited to the […]

Partnership with Servants at Work, Inc., to boost ramp-building projects

Partnership with Servants at Work, Inc., to boost ramp-building projects

  Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell signed an agreement this week with Tom Lipinski, Chairman of the Board for SAWs (Servants At Work, Inc.), to collaborate in helping disabled homeowners in need of ramps. SAWs is an ecumenical Christian ministry that builds wheelchair ramps with the use of volunteer labor. Based in Indianapolis, […]

IN THE NEWS: Lott Carey Herald details Fuller Center's work in Nepal, Haiti

IN THE NEWS: Lott Carey Herald details Fuller Center's work in Nepal, Haiti

(Lott Carey Herald) The Lott Carey Herald’s Summer 2015 edition takes a look at disaster responses — including a look at how Haiti has been helped and a look ahead to work going on Nepal. The Fuller Center’s work in both Nepal and Haiti is the focus of two of those articles, one of which […]

IN THE NEWS: Bicycle Adventurers tell Herkimer, N.Y., reporter why they ride

IN THE NEWS: Bicycle Adventurers tell Herkimer, N.Y., reporter why they ride

(The Valley Side) Cyclists with The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure took a moment to chat with a reporter from the local newspaper in Herkimer, New York, and explain why they’ve dedicated so much of their summer to helping others by raising money and awareness for The Fuller Center’s work of repairing and building homes in […]