Tag: Millard Fuller

Big Event house “a dream come true” for Robinson family in Americus

Big Event house “a dream come true” for Robinson family in Americus

https://youtu.be/0zMwMv-5EZw?si=e74kKcQSrgR_NuIW Big Event home “a dream come true” for the Robinson family AMERICUS, Georgia — There are two men who feature most prominently in Emmanuel Robinson’s life. One is his father, the Rev. Al Robinson, pastor of Reach Out and Touch Ministries. The pastor was strict with young Emmanuel and had high standards for his […]

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 […]

Housing Ugandan families through inspiration & innovation

Housing Ugandan families through inspiration & innovation

https://youtu.be/KGYa6tN0a54?si=-3RMXe0fSJAOnc9S Housing Ugandan families with inspiration & innovation It was more than a decade ago that Kenneth Wafula first contacted The Fuller Center for Housing’s Vice President of International Programs Ryan Iafigliola about the possibility of becoming a partner in The Fuller Center’s affordable housing ministry. He had found The Fuller Center as many do […]

DAVID SNELL: A tribute to Millard Fuller — fifteen years later

DAVID SNELL: A tribute to Millard Fuller — fifteen years later

TOPIC DavidSnell Fuller center for housing PRESIDENT David has been a leader in affordable housing for more than 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by 7 years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David traveled the world extensively […]

Partner charity features Fuller Center President David Snell in extensive profile

Partner charity features Fuller Center President David Snell in extensive profile

Partner charity features Fuller Center President David Snell in extensive profile When Millard Fuller passed away unexpectedly in 2009, there was brief consideration that maybe the nonprofit affordable housing ministry that he and wife Linda had founded just four years earlier should simply shut its doors. It was a fleeting consideration. The board decided that […]

This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders

This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders

(Photo: Robin Pierre is set to become the next executive director of The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project, just seven years after become a Fuller Center homeowner herself.) This dedication day one of new beginnings — for homeowners and leaders OPELIKA, Alabama — When three new homeowner partners receive Bibles and the keys to their homes […]

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope”

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope”

Legacy Build veteran relishes this week on an “island of hope” OPELIKA, Alabama — Long ago, Chuck Ingraham found that his drive and work ethic was not always appreciated by those around him — or by those above him who feared he was coming for their job. Yet, the native New Englander could not change […]

Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends

Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends

Julia Finley (center) places the first exterior board of her home into place with the help of house captain Peter Salemme (right) and other Millard Fuller Legacy Build volunteers on Monday in Opelika, Alabama. Legacy Build homeowner partners grateful for hand-up and new friends OPELIKA, Alabama — When families are selected as Fuller Center for […]