Tag: Millard Fuller

New book takes closer look at what Clarence Jordan’s legacy means today

New book takes closer look at what Clarence Jordan’s legacy means today

New book takes closer look at what Clarence Jordan’s legacy means today This year marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of Koinonia Farm, where black and white Christians in Jim Crow Georgia broke bread and worked together to restore their shared land. To celebrate that anniversary, Plough is releasing a new title in its […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project thrives as Millard Fuller’s energy lives on in hometown

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project thrives as Millard Fuller’s energy lives on in hometown

Photo: Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project project manager Matt Lawson-Boothy and Executive Director Kim Roberts in front of home No. 74 on North 12th Avenue in Lanett, Alabama, during this week’s Millard Fuller Legacy Build. Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project thrives as Millard Fuller’s energy lives on in hometown LANETT, Alabama — With the two homes coming […]

Legacy Build volunteers explain what drew them to Lanett this year

Legacy Build volunteers explain what drew them to Lanett this year

Photo: Few volunteers have been to more blitz builds than has California’s Terry Gleason. You can read more about Terry in the last profile of this post. Legacy Build volunteers explain what drew them to Lanett this year LANETT, Alabama — The Millard Fuller Legacy Build always brings a mix of volunteers to the job […]

Young Legacy Build volunteers gain valuable experience while redefining “home work”

Young Legacy Build volunteers gain valuable experience while redefining “home work”

Young Legacy Build volunteers gain valuable experience while redefining “home work” LANETT, Alabama — There are a number of familiar faces on North 12th Avenue this week as The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project builds its 74th and 75th new homes at the 2022 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in the same neighborhood that hosted the inaugural […]

For these soon-to-be neighbors in Lanett, this build is for the girls

For these soon-to-be neighbors in Lanett, this build is for the girls

Photo: Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts (left) and soon-to-be Fuller Center homeowner Alexandria Williams at the start of Monday’s work at the Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Lanett, Alabama. For these soon-to-be neighbors in Lanett, this build is for the girls LANETT, Alabama — Alexandria Williams and Terrence Griffin will soon be […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build kicks off with both enthusiasm and somber gratitude

Millard Fuller Legacy Build kicks off with both enthusiasm and somber gratitude

Millard Fuller Legacy Build kicks off with both enthusiasm and somber gratitude LANETT, Alabama — There was a heavy law enforcement presence as the 2022 Millard Fuller Legacy Build kicked off at Pilgrim Baptist Church on Sunday night, but they were not there to quell a disturbance. They were there to celebrate the life of […]

GALLERY: Young volunteers build walls for upcoming Legacy Build’s milestone home

GALLERY: Young volunteers build walls for upcoming Legacy Build’s milestone home

Young volunteers energize wall build for upcoming Legacy Build’s milestone home WEST POINT, Georgia — The slabs are poured and now both sets of walls have been assembled for the two homes going up Oct. 9-14 at the 2022 Millard Fuller Legacy Build in Lanett, Alabama — Millard Fuller’s hometown. A total of 96 students […]

Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru”

Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru”

Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru” Since it first began building homes in 2009 in the dry, highland area of La Florida, The Fuller Center for Housing of Peru has been a favorite of Fuller Center Global Builders teams. Volunteers have fallen in love with the country, its […]