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GSW, Fuller Center break ground for “The Big Event” build in Americus

GSW, Fuller Center break ground for “The Big Event” build in Americus

https://youtu.be/YG2N67QadUo?si=3i0qibmeHcatE4kH Georgia Southwestern and Fuller Center break ground for “The Big Event” build AMERICUS, Georgia — The normally quiet 300 block of South Hampton Street was bustling with excitement on Thursday morning as The Fuller Center for Housing and Georgia Southwestern State University marked Leap Day by jumping into a new partnership project — “The […]

President David Snell statement on the passing of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

President David Snell statement on the passing of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

President David Snell statement on the passing of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter It is often said that behind every great man is a woman.  There are times, though, when that’s not accurate, times when beside some great men is a woman.  That is the case with Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter. Throughout their 77 years of […]

President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students spend spring break serving in the Delta

President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program students spend spring break serving in the Delta

Students participating in the prestigious President Jimmy Carter Leadership Program at Georgia Southwestern State University not only became the first Fuller Center U.S. Builders team to serve in the Mississippi Delta, but they also became the first U.S. Builders team to make a trip in a year since the pandemic began. In the video below, […]

Faith Fuller’s Koinonia film “Briars in the Cotton Patch” now available for free streaming

Faith Fuller’s Koinonia film “Briars in the Cotton Patch” now available for free streaming

The Fuller Center for Housing’s ministry and Georgia’s historic Koinonia Farm will forever be inextricably linked. This intentional Christian community of blacks and whites living together in peace and harmony is where Fuller Center founders Millard and Linda Fuller would learn from theologian Clarence Jordan the principles of partnership behind their housing ministry. “Briars in […]

Carters, family, friends gather at Koinonia Farm to remember Millard Fuller

Carters, family, friends gather at Koinonia Farm to remember Millard Fuller

Dozens of people gathered at historic Koinonia Farm on Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of Millard Fuller’s death, gathering at his rural gravesite to share remembrances of a man whose vision, faith and drive launched a worldwide movement and helped millions of people have simple, decent places to live — a movement that lives […]

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

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

(Photo: Tamara Danel was one of dozens of volunteers who helped Lytonja Smith and her Muslim family build a home during the 2015 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Shreveport, Louisiana.) This is the third in a series of blog posts about terms that define how The Fuller Center for Housing works to help families have […]