Tag: Linda Fuller

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: 100th Fuller Center home in La Florida, Peru

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: 100th Fuller Center home in La Florida, Peru

Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure coordinator Connor Ciment’s years of service with The Fuller Center for Housing are drawing to a close, but he’s going out with a bang. Today, he sat down with Fuller Center President David Snell to talk about his most recent adventure — not on a bicycle but on a Fuller Center […]

Thought Economics article “How to Change the World” features Linda Fuller’s insights

Thought Economics article “How to Change the World” features Linda Fuller’s insights

As the co-founder of The Fuller Center for Housing, Linda Fuller knows a thing or two about changing lives — and changing the world in the process. That’s why Vikas S. Shah selected her along with two others for his article called “How to Change the World” that recently appeared in Thought Economics, a “journal […]

“The House That Brenda Built” a tribute to selfless servant who never wanted attention

“The House That Brenda Built” a tribute to selfless servant who never wanted attention

(This is a special report from the Brenda Barton Memorial Build. Coming soon will be a special report at FullerCenter.org on the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ work as a whole in the Houston area. Coming later this year will be a special report from the Disaster ReBuilders’ work in North Carolina.)   In all her […]

Millard Fuller’s law office, first Habitat headquarters, donated to Fuller Center

Millard Fuller’s law office, first Habitat headquarters, donated to Fuller Center

As Linda Fuller strolled through the building that once housed Millard Fuller’s law practice and the first headquarters of Habitat for Humanity on Church Street in Americus, Georgia, she reminisced about the simplest of times at the birth of the affordable housing movement. She noted the dust that had settled on the desk where she […]

John J. Staton: Five decades of supporting Fuller ministry is all about hands-on faith

John J. Staton: Five decades of supporting Fuller ministry is all about hands-on faith

(Photo: Millard Fuller’s early work in Africa inspired the Rev. John J. Staton, who continues to support The Fuller Center for Housing’s work decades later.)   Editor’s note: We published this story on May 17, 2017. The Rev. Staton died on April 14 of this year, and we are re-running this story about a man […]

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “grass-roots”

SERIES: The terms that define our mission — “grass-roots”

(Photo: Doug Miller (left) is a generous financial supporter of The Fuller Center for Housing and an active volunteer who recognizes the direct impact made possible through The Fuller Center’s grass-roots mission. He helped build the home of Latisha Booker (right) in Lanett, Alabama, Millard Fuller’s hometown.) This is the first in a series of […]

Make your charitable gifts go further by supporting grass-roots nonprofits

Make your charitable gifts go further by supporting grass-roots nonprofits

For 40 years, only a handful of familiar names came to mind when I thought of the words charity or nonprofit. Ask me which charities supported housing efforts, veterans causes, animal protection, etc., and I’d reel off the same names most folks would. The bigger, the better I assumed. Then I applied for a job […]

University of Georgia library’s oral history collection features Linda Fuller

University of Georgia library’s oral history collection features Linda Fuller

In June 2015, Steven Armour sat down with Fuller Center for Housing co-founder Linda Fuller for a lengthy video interview that is now included in the University of Georgia Russell Library Oral History Collection. In that video, featured below, Linda talks for more than an hour about how she and Millard Fuller started the affordable […]