Tag: macon

Macon mom, children and volunteers transform house into like-new home

The Fuller Center for Housing of Macon, Georgia, is leading the way in the city’s effort to reduce blight and help families have simple, decent places to live. The Fuller Center of Macon’s latest project was dedicated on Sunday for a hard-working mother of four children — all of whom took pride in working alongside […]

Mercer University newspaper shines light on neighborhood revitalization effort

The Napier Heights area of Macon, Georgia, is a historic neighborhood not far from prestigious Mercer University. Until recently, it was an area on the decline with rundown and vacant homes and all the problems that surround such areas. However, The Fuller Center for Housing of Macon, led by Dianne Fuller, is leading the transformation […]

NBC affiliate catches up with cross-country cyclists whose Adventure ends Saturday

NBC-41 television of Macon, Georgia, caught up with members of our cross-country Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure on Wednesday after they rode 91 miles from Americus to McRae. The 3,600-mile fundraising and awareness journey officially ends on Saturday with a short ride from Savannah to Tybee Island, where riders will dip their front wheels into the […]

Georgia Power employees help refurbish derelict Macon house that will become decent home

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. That’s a question about 20 employees of Georgia Power were happy to answer on the MLK holiday Monday as they teamed up with The Fuller Center for Housing of Macon, Georgia, to help renovate a once-derelict […]

More than 100 Mercer University students help spruce up Macon’s Napier Heights area

Mercer University has long been one of The Fuller Center’s partners in helping build and repair homes with Mercer students having traveled to faraway covenant partners in such places as India and Peru, as well as working right in their backyard with their local covenant partner, The Fuller Center for Housing of Macon, Georgia. On […]

Highland Hills Baptist volunteers put finishing touches on Macon, Georgia, home

A family of five in Macon, Georgia, is set to move into a once-vacant, former eyesore of a house that Fuller Center for Housing volunteers from the local community and teams of U.S. Builders who came from as far away as Chicago and Virginia. The move-in is set for this coming weekend thanks to the […]

Co-founder Linda Fuller celebrated at build in Macon, Georgia

Dozens of volunteers and supporters converged at a property on Matthews Drive in Macon, Georgia, on Saturday for two great reasons — to turn a once-vacant house into a like-new home for a family in need and to celebrate Fuller Center co-founder Linda Fuller, who is celebrating her 75th birthday this year. Perhaps the only […]

Illinois church members spend week helping family in Macon, Georgia

When groups spend a week building homes alongside families in need through The Fuller Center for Housing’s U.S. Builders program, it’s a mission trip that involves plenty of physical labor. In other words, it’s no day at the beach. But that’s just fine with people like David Burgener, one of 28 members from St. Peter’s […]