Tag: flooding

News 12 features Fuller Center of Greater New York City’s flood recovery efforts

News 12 features Fuller Center of Greater New York City’s flood recovery efforts

News 12 features Fuller Center of Greater New York City’s flood recovery efforts Led by Executive Director Jim Killoran, The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York has been helping flood victims in areas near its New Rochelle base of operations before the waters caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida receded. Since the historic […]

KPLC-TV catches up with all-too-busy Disaster ReBuilders in weather-weary Louisiana

KPLC-TV catches up with all-too-busy Disaster ReBuilders in weather-weary Louisiana

Photo: Flooding in the Oak Park neighborhood of Lake Charles, Louisiana KPLC-TV catches up with all-too-busy Disaster ReBuilders in weather-weary Louisiana CHARLES, La. — Leaders of the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ efforts to help families rebuild their lives in Louisiana after multiple hurricanes last year say they are absolutely heartbroken to see some of the […]

We will be helping families recover from Harvey for a long time; you can help

We will be helping families recover from Harvey for a long time; you can help

(Photo: From left, Debi and Bill Hayden with Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing Executive Director Tamara Danel in April at the re-dedication of their Hammond, Louisiana home, where damage from the August 2016 flood was repaired by Fuller Center volunteers.)   Give to the Disaster Recovery Fund   The images coming out of […]

Closing ceremony today for two-house blitz build in Rainelle, West Virginia

Closing ceremony today for two-house blitz build in Rainelle, West Virginia

The Potomac Highlands Fuller Center for Housing will hold closing ceremonies for the end of the first of two blitz weeks this summer to help families in the community of Rainelle, West Virginia. Today is the one-year anniversary of that devastating natural disaster. One house is being built in partnership with Travis Nutter and his […]

VIDEO: One of the best looks at flood damage in Livingston Parish, Louisiana

VIDEO: One of the best looks at flood damage in Livingston Parish, Louisiana

The Fuller Center was recently alerted to a YouTube video that has been seen nearly 20,000 times and provides some of the best footage from the flooding in Livingston Parish, which is where the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders have established a base to help families recover from the disaster that struck last summer. The Disaster […]

Be sure your flood relief dollars go to validated nonprofits like The Fuller Center

Be sure your flood relief dollars go to validated nonprofits like The Fuller Center

Every time there is a natural disaster — here in the United States or elsewhere — generous Americans rise to the occasion to help through volunteering and/or donating toward nonprofits who are dedicated to helping families recover. Unfortunately, every time, there are a handful of scam artists and other unscrupulous people who pounce on the […]

LOUISIANA FLOOD UPDATE: Report from Fuller Center leader in Tangipahoa Parish

LOUISIANA FLOOD UPDATE: Report from Fuller Center leader in Tangipahoa Parish

Earlier this year in March, Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing Executive Director Tamara Danel reported that flooding in southern Louisiana — including in Tangipahoa Parish where her covenant partner is based — was the worst the lifelong Louisianan had seen in her lifetime. Until this month, that is. Flooding has damaged more than […]

World Changers youth work with Fuller Center to lift flood-damaged community

World Changers youth work with Fuller Center to lift flood-damaged community

In March, flooding ravaged parts of Louisiana. Among the hardest hit was Tangipahoa Parish, where at least 1,000 homes took on water. That’s where the Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing has worked for years to build new homes and repair scores of existing homes. This week, their efforts to help families still recovering […]