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President Snell: Chuck Vogt has left a great legacy through his exemplary leadership

President Snell: Chuck Vogt has left a great legacy through his exemplary leadership

The following is Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell’s statement on the passing of long-time Fuller Center for Housing of Central Indiana leader Chuck Vogt, who died on Saturday: Millard Fuller often said that the greatest need we have at The Fuller Center is for leaders. Chuck Vogt exemplified what that leader should be. […]

David Snell honored with Servant’s Heart Award by People Helping People Network

David Snell honored with Servant’s Heart Award by People Helping People Network

It may look like Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell walked away with an Oscar from Sunday night’s Academy Awards, but he actually now holds an award much more meaningful to him and those who care about helping people have simple, decent places to live through the affordable housing ministry he leads. President Snell […]

FAITH IN ACTION: Jewish documentarian inspired by Christian charity

FAITH IN ACTION: Jewish documentarian inspired by Christian charity

(This is the latest installment of our “Faith in Action” series. If you have a story of how involvement with The Fuller Center has impacted your faith, please let us know at this link.) There were many common sights at the 2017 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Indianapolis back in June. You could not open […]

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “partnership”

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “partnership”

(Photo: Group shot from the first day of the 2017 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Indianapolis.) This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about terms that define how The Fuller Center for Housing works to help families have simple, decent places to live. On Sunday, we’ll wrap up this series with a […]

2017 Legacy Build Day 5: Heavy rain cuts final day short, but so much accomplished

2017 Legacy Build Day 5: Heavy rain cuts final day short, but so much accomplished

While heavy rains may have called an abrupt, muddy halt to Friday’s final day of work at the 2017 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in the Tuxedo Park area of east Indianapolis, volunteers already had made great progress not just in building five new houses but also in lifting the spirits of an entire neighborhood that […]

Legacy Build Day 3: Bear, Raptor quite welcome on work sites in Indianapolis

Legacy Build Day 3: Bear, Raptor quite welcome on work sites in Indianapolis

(Photo: Mike Walda shows 16-year-old volunteer Sierra Courtright how easy it is to install siding with the help of the Bear Clips he invented and donated for this year’s Legacy Build.) The terms “bear” and “raptor” are not things you typically think of as house friendly. But in these two cases, we are talking about […]

Legacy Build Day 2: “So grateful to be a part of Millard’s legacy”

Legacy Build Day 2: “So grateful to be a part of Millard’s legacy”

Mark Bippes of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, has long been a grateful man. But since battling cancer, gratitude permeates his life in everything that he does. One thing Bippes has done for many years is help people have simple, decent places to live. It is an issue he became passionate about through his friendship with […]

Indianapolis’ Fountain Square thriving seven years after 2010 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

Indianapolis’ Fountain Square thriving seven years after 2010 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

(Photo: Fuller Center of Central Indiana board member Ron Fisher holds a tuckered-out Kamar’e during a September 2011 build in Fountain Square. Kamar’e lives in one of the homes built during the 2010 Millard Fuller Legacy Build. The 2017 Millard Fuller Legacy Build returns to Indianapolis June 18-23.) When The Fuller Center for Housing of […]