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Fuller Center of Louisville welcomes newest homeowners in city’s West End

Fuller Center of Louisville welcomes newest homeowners in city’s West End

Fuller Center of Louisville welcomes newest homeowners in city’s West End LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Two TV stations were on hand for The Fuller Center for Housing of Louisville, Kentucky’s home dedication for the Morris family in the city’s West End, an area where this covenant partner has been working to restore dilapidated and vacant houses […]

Louisville’s WDRB-TV features Fuller Center efforts to push forward through pandemic headwinds

Louisville’s WDRB-TV features Fuller Center efforts to push forward through pandemic headwinds

The coronavirus pandemic has hurt businesses and nonprofits alike, and The Fuller Center for Housing and its covenant partners across the United States and around the world are no exception. But the need for simple, decent housing has not gone away. In fact, the housing problem in America is projected to worsen due to economic […]

WLKY reports from three-home blitz build in Louisville’s West End area

WLKY reports from three-home blitz build in Louisville’s West End area

WLKY-TV dispatched reporter Stephon Dingle to the West End of Louisville to capture the flurry of activity where three new homes are going up. He also got a chance to speak with one of the homeowners, Brianna Carey, who talked about the exciting changes ahead for her family and about the sweat equity and training […]

Volunteers spruce up properties in epicenter of Louisville neighborhood’s transformation

Volunteers spruce up properties in epicenter of Louisville neighborhood’s transformation

Ten years ago, it was hardly an unusual sight to see Louisville, Kentucky, police officers converging on Boston Court in the Shawnee neighborhood. Back then, it was the epicenter of drug and crime problems in the area. But that was before The Fuller Center for Housing came along. Local leaders went to city officials and […]

Local control, decision-making key part of our grass-roots ministry’s success

Local control, decision-making key part of our grass-roots ministry’s success

(This is part of regular series of blog posts related to The Fuller Center’s #MoreSmilesFewerShacks 2016 year-end campaign.) The Fuller Center for Housing has seen an influx of new covenant partners over the past couple of years, especially from groups that formerly had been associated with other housing nonprofits. Reasons they often cite for joining […]

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer picks up a hammer to join Fuller Center project

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer picks up a hammer to join Fuller Center project

Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer has long been a vocal supporter of The Fuller Center for Housing’s work in the city — particularly in the West End, where The Fuller Center of Louisville has been focused on renovating once-vacant properties into like-new homes for families in need. On Saturday, the mayor picked up a hammer […]

Neighborhood revitalization projects draw nearly 1,000 volunteers in Louisville

Neighborhood revitalization projects draw nearly 1,000 volunteers in Louisville

WAVE-TV reports on a massive three-week project by The Fuller Center for Housing of Louisville, Kentucky — in conjunction with Southeast Christian Church — where nearly 1,000 volunteers have been working to transform 12 homes in three different neighborhoods into simple, decent homes for families in need. View the complete WAVE report below: wave3.com-Louisville News, […]

Southeast Christian Church, CrossRoads transforming Louisville neighborhood

Southeast Christian Church, CrossRoads transforming Louisville neighborhood

A few years ago, The Fuller Center for Housing set out to make the best of a bad situation after the housing market collapsed and foreclosures soared. The Fuller Center started a program — Save a House/Make a Home — through which banks and other property holders could donate houses in desperate need of repair. […]