Tag: affordable housing

DAVID SNELL: A tribute to Millard Fuller — fifteen years later

DAVID SNELL: A tribute to Millard Fuller — fifteen years later

TOPIC DavidSnell Fuller center for housing PRESIDENT David has been a leader in affordable housing for more than 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by 7 years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David traveled the world extensively […]

Mother of two far exceeded sweat equity requirements for her new home

Mother of two far exceeded sweat equity requirements for her new home

Mother of two far exceeded sweat equity requirements for her new home EMPORIA, Virginia — Fuller Center for Housing homeowner partners put in a lot of work in the building of their homes. It’s called “sweat equity,” and is a core tenet of The Fuller Center’s philosophy that homeowners are co-workers and true partners in […]

New homeowner in Kilgore, Texas: “You can’t give up on your dreams”

New homeowner in Kilgore, Texas: “You can’t give up on your dreams”

New homeowner in Kilgore, Texas: “You can’t give up on your dreams” KILGORE, Texas — June Primous has been raising her granddaughter for 10 years and stressing to her that good things come to those who wait — so long as you keep working hard and do not give up on your dreams. This Saturday, […]

Fuller Center board chairman, vice president pen HOPE-ful new book

Fuller Center board chairman, vice president pen HOPE-ful new book

Fuller Center board chairman, vice president pen HOPE-ful new book When Jeff Cardwell and a business partner began supporting the work of Habitat for Humanity in Indianapolis in the 1990s, he merely thought it was a worthwhile charitable endeavor. However, the more excited he got about partnering with families to help them have affordable places […]

FCH Greater New York City’s Jim Killoran featured on “The Joe Piscopo Show”

FCH Greater New York City’s Jim Killoran featured on “The Joe Piscopo Show”

FCH Greater New York City’s Jim Killoran featured on “The Joe Piscopo Show” NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City Executive Director Jim Killoran appeared on “The Joe Piscopo Show” on Wednesday morning. Piscopo — the “Saturday Night Live” alum and well-known comedian and actor — praised the work […]

Podcast features in-depth, revealing interview with President David Snell (video/links)

Podcast features in-depth, revealing interview with President David Snell (video/links)

Podcast features in-depth, revealing interview with President David Snell AMERICUS, Georgia — What advice does an experienced world traveler and leader of an international nonprofit have for those about to visit countries and villages outside the United States? “Leave your American attitudes and opinions home,” Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell told host Johnathan […]

Salvadorans’ joy abounds whether in slums or thriving new communities

Salvadorans’ joy abounds whether in slums or thriving new communities

Salvadorans’ joy abounds whether in slums or thriving new communities SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — In December of 2022, a group of supporters toured multiple Fuller Center for Housing sites — including the largest community, the 131-home Nuevo Cuscatlán II in the San Salvador metro area. Over the next two days, they would also visit […]

Fuller Center of Armenia marks 15 years with our affordable housing ministry

Fuller Center of Armenia marks 15 years with our affordable housing ministry

Fuller Center of Armenia marks 15 years with our affordable housing ministry In 1988, a devastating earthquake struck Armenia while it was still a part of the Soviet Union. Soviet leaders sent in thousands of metal shipping containers to be used as “temporary” shelters — known as domiks — for displaced families. The next year, […]