Tag: hand-up

Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today

Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today

Photo: Clarence Jordan (left) and Millard Fuller at Koinonia Farm in 1968 Clarence Jordan’s simple statement of enlightened charity continues to guide Fuller Center today (Editor’s note: Fuller Center President David Snell originally penned this blog in 2014, yet is remains timely as The Fuller Center continues to practice the philosophy today with our Christian […]

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “hand-up”

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “hand-up”

(Photo: Ana Tarazona Ramos of La Florida, Peru, partnered with us to build a new home and even came to America in 2011 to help build homes at the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Minden, Louisiana. She since has become mayor of her community.) This is the second in a series of blog posts about […]

200th Fuller Center home in Haiti home exemplifies what makes this ministry work

200th Fuller Center home in Haiti home exemplifies what makes this ministry work

(Photo: A local laborer puts the finished touches on the 38th Fuller Center home in Pigñon, Haiti — the first paid for entirely with repayments by previous partner families in the community.) If I had a nickel for every time I saw a comment like “I wish The Fuller Center would give me a house,” […]

Homeowner partners embrace opportunity to pay it forward after receiving hand-up

Homeowner partners embrace opportunity to pay it forward after receiving hand-up

(This is part of a regular series of blog posts related to The Fuller Center’s #MoreSmilesFewerShacks 2016 year-end campaign.) Partnership. Perhaps no word is more important in the lexicon of The Fuller Center for Housing than that word, partnership. It’s not just a word bandied about with no real meaning — it’s the very essence […]