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Small houses built by Auburn University students to make big difference in Millard Fuller’s hometown

Small houses built by Auburn University students to make big difference in Millard Fuller’s hometown

Small houses built by Auburn University students to make big difference in Millard Fuller’s hometown LANETT, Ala. — Students from Auburn University’s Building Science Department are building two small houses — about 280 square feet each — that will become quaint, comfortable new homes for Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project partner families in late Fuller Center […]

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama LANETT, Alabama — About 45 teen volunteers from Minden, Louisiana’s First Baptist Church student group who call themselves the “3rd Floor Crew” are building wall sections this week in the parking lot of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s ReUse Store in […]

Kim Roberts leads Beauregard rebuilding efforts with trademark passion and fearlessness

Kim Roberts leads Beauregard rebuilding efforts with trademark passion and fearlessness

Kim Roberts’ name was the first that came to mind when East Alabama Medical Center’s charitable outreach arm, Cornerstone Foundation, was looking for someone to lead rebuilding efforts for families impacted by the devastating EF-4 tornado that struck Beauregard, Alabama, on March 3. It wasn’t because Roberts is someone who knows a thing or two […]

How an ailing child’s Christmas wish became a home for the holidays

How an ailing child’s Christmas wish became a home for the holidays

(Photo, from left: Homeowner partner/volunteer Robin Pierre, homeowner partner and Army veteran Carla Ross and Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts with K’Hairi outside the Ross’ new home in West Point, Georgia.) K’Hairi has been going in and out of hospitals all eight of his years, just a fact of life with sickle-cell […]

Point University football players tackle 25-home Block of Blessings in West Point, Georgia

Point University football players tackle 25-home Block of Blessings in West Point, Georgia

RELATED STORY (Click here): Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project announces 38th and 39th new home builds Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts brought her Block of Blessings neighborhood improvement event to West Point, Georgia, on Tuesday, working in the city adjacent to late Fuller Center for Housing founder Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama. […]

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

When Christmas approached, it was time yet again for K’Hairi to climb upon Santa Claus’ lap and ask for the same thing as the year before. The 7-year-old did not ask for toys or video games. He did not even ask for the jolly old elf to end his struggles with sickle-cell anemia. Instead, he […]