Homes are where the heart is for volunteer trio from Pitman, NJ

The Gloucester County Times
By Jessica Driscoll

Mantua residents John and Mary Ann Humbert and Pitman resident Beverly Courrier have been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity for many years so when they saw an opportunity build with The Fuller Center for Housing in honor of the late Habitat founder, they jumped at the chance.

"When Millard Fuller left Habitat, he started the Fuller Center which was has been very successful," said Mary Ann Humbert. "We’ve done builds for Habitat in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mexico, so many places and when we heard about this we wanted to participate too."

Fuller was the founder and president of Habitat for Humanity before beginning the Center. After he passed away in February, the Center created the inaugural Millard Fuller Legacy Build in which thousands of volunteers built, renovated and dedicated 100 homes in 25 U.S. cities and nine other countries. The Humberts and Courrier volunteered in Lanett, Ala., from Aug. 30 to Sept. 4.

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