Current Millard Fuller Legacy Build projects run the gamut from repairs and rebuilds to new home construction in large and small locations. Some will be looking to host out-of-town volunteers, while others are focused on engaging volunteers from their local community. Here is what we know so far about participating projects. (Click site to expand menu and see more details.)
The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project (hosts of the 2019 tornado recovery Legacy Build) will be building two new homes in West Point, Ga., for its Legacy Build. One is for a veteran, while the other is for a woman with a 7-year-old son. Groundbreaking is scheduled for June 2021. The main build begins on Oct. 4, 2021. For more information, contact Executive Director Kim Roberts at 706-518-9942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a special project of Fuller Center headquarters to complete “The Farmhouse” that lies between headquarters in Americus and historic Koinonia Farm. The Farmhouse is slated to become housing for local volunteers.
Email President David Snell at email@example.com to learn more about this project.
One of The Fuller Center’s newer covenant partners, this former Habitat affiliate plans to complete a new home for its Legacy Build project in Dooly County, about 35 miles from Americus. They plan to accept local and non-local volunteers.
The Disaster ReBuilders will have a Legacy Build project in each of three bases — Sulphur, LA; New Bern, NC; and Galveston/Houston, TX. Scope is expected to include major rebuilds in each location, plus new construction in Texas. They will accept non-local volunteers.
The Fuller Center of Louisville specializes in converting vacant and abandoned houses into like-new homes for families in need. This project will be part of its “Strive for Five” effort in the Parkland neighborhood, rehabbing five such properties. They plan to host non-local volunteers.
The Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing plans a major roof repair as its Legacy Build project. This project will be for local volunteers only. Contact information
This new home build for a family with two children is an extended project with most work expected to be performed on Saturdays. Only local volunteers are being accepted for now. Contact information
Fuller Center for Housing of The Community Mission is planning a major roof repair project as its Legacy Build effort. They are accepting only local volunteers. Contact information
The Fuller Center of Northwest Louisiana hosted the Legacy Build in 2015 and has built more new homes than any other U.S. covenant partner. They plan a new home build for this Legacy Build. They plan to accept only local volunteers. Contact information
Accepting out-of-town and local volunteers, this Legacy Build project was a three-bedroom, two-bath home for a growing young family. You can find more details and links to media at this link.
The project was dedicated at the end of a very important week on March 20 after a weeklong U.S. Builders trip by Georgia Southwestern State University’s President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program. Homeowner Shequita Carter and her family moved into the home in May 2021. Here is a complete report about how persistence finally paid off in this project interrupted by COVID.
A new home was completed for Rachel Henderson and her daughter, Stella. Complete story.
The 2020-2021 Millard Fuller Legacy Build will look a little different in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. For now, the annual tribute to our founder will be a multi-site event, allowing multiple Fuller Center covenant partners across the United States to honor Millard Fuller’s legacy of service. Covenant partners who wish to be a part of this build can apply at this link: