Tag: bicycle adventure

Grandfather of nine explains why he is cycling across the country this summer

Grandfather of nine explains why he is cycling across the country this summer

Paul Hatch, 71, has raised five children and has been rewarded with nine grandchildren. While he does not claim to be “a great physical specimen at all,” he has been rewarded with good health thanks to years of healthy eating and exercise. This summer, he is taking exercise to a whole new level as he […]

Selma Times-Journal catches up with cross-country Bicycle Adventure in Alabama

Selma Times-Journal catches up with cross-country Bicycle Adventure in Alabama

Selma Times-Journal journalist Thomas Scott caught up with our cross-country Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure as it arrived in Selma, Alabama, on Wednesday and did an outstanding job of explaining how the ride works and why its mission is so important. Click here to read the complete article in the Selma Times-Journal. The Bicycle Adventure is […]

2017 Bicycle Adventure’s summer journeys begin on West Coast

2017 Bicycle Adventure’s summer journeys begin on West Coast

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a goal of raising $400,000 on this year’s rides — an ambitious amount that would put the ride over the $2 million mark in all-time fundraising for The Fuller Center for Housing’s mission of partnering with families around the world in need […]

Former Habitat affiliate in Houston, Miss., sees ‘a better fit’ with Fuller Center

Former Habitat affiliate in Houston, Miss., sees ‘a better fit’ with Fuller Center

The Fuller Center for Housing’s newest covenant partner in Houston, Mississippi, is featured in a new article by the Chickasaw Journal in which local president Randy Rinehart explains the decision to part with Habitat for Humanity. “Habitat is a great organization, but they have a lot of rules and regulation that can be expensive to […]

Bike Adventure wrapping up record year, but still needs your support!

Bike Adventure wrapping up record year, but still needs your support!

As hard as it is to believe, the 2016 Fuller Center Bike Adventure year is drawing to an end after the conclusion of the Silver Comet ride this past weekend. The 128-mile weekend event drew 26 riders from 10 different states, coming from as far away as California and Michigan. Riders were treated to beautiful […]

Bicycle Adventure reveals routes for summer of 2017

Bicycle Adventure reveals routes for summer of 2017

The 2016 Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure set a goal of raising $250,000 this year for The Fuller Center’s work of building and repairing homes in partnership with families needing simple, decent places to live. Donors to riders on the 3,500-mile summer ride from Seattle to D.C. and the 400-mile weeklong spring ride down The Natchez […]

Retired Iowa farmer Bob Hibma, 78, talks about ‘biking for a purpose’

Retired Iowa farmer Bob Hibma, 78, talks about ‘biking for a purpose’

For two weeks this summer, Bob Hibma pedaled his bicycle from Lincoln, Nebraska, to Peoria, Illinois during two weeklong segments of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure. Bob sat down with the Northwest Iowa Review to talk about how he first got involved with the charity ride and what the experience is like. The article also […]

Congratulations, cyclists! Our 3,500-mile summer Bicycle Adventure is in the books

Congratulations, cyclists! Our 3,500-mile summer Bicycle Adventure is in the books

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure wrapped up its record-setting 2016 Summer Ride in Washington, D.C., today, having raised more than $285,000 — and counting — for The Fuller Center’s work across the United States and around the world. Funds are still being tallied, but the ride far exceeded its goal of $250,000 early in the […]