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GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm

GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm

https://youtu.be/_X10QxkHE1U GSW students, faculty infuse Big Event build with energy & enthusiasm AMERICUS, Georgia — About 500 sets of willing hands have helped raise the walls and put the finishing touches on a home for Emmanuel Robinson and his three children over the past three weeks. More than 400 volunteers came from Georgia Southwestern State […]

VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build

VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build

https://youtu.be/kQG9K8LQzcw International Fuller Center leaders join Week 3 of Big Event Build AMERICUS, Georgia — This past weekend’s Fuller Center for Housing Conference drew covenant partner leaders from across the United States and a few leaders from The Fuller Center’s international building sites who met with Global Builders team leaders to strengthen their operations. For […]

Their retirement looks an awful lot like work to some, but they love it

Their retirement looks an awful lot like work to some, but they love it

Their retirement looks a lot like work to some, but they love it OPELIKA, Alabama — On Millard Fuller Legacy Build sites, you’ll often find volunteers who use their precious personal or vacation time from their employment to help others have simple, decent places to live. Others work for companies who promote volunteerism by allowing […]

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 […]

Catholic Order of Foresters volunteers put faith into action on U.S. Builders trip to Georgia

Catholic Order of Foresters volunteers put faith into action on U.S. Builders trip to Georgia

The Catholic Order of Foresters is much more than a life insurance company. Their mission is to help their 114,000 members achieve financial security while supporting the community through fraternal outreach with the motto “Bringing Catholic values to life.” One of those helping bring those values to life is Brittany Demendi, Fraternal Outreach Coordinator. “One […]