Tag: Millard Fuller

First three new Fuller Center homes in tornado-ravaged Beauregard going up next week

After speaking with Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts, The Valley Times-News has a full report on three homes going up next week in tornado-ravaged Beauregard, Alabama, including information about the first three homeowner partners and their experience in the March 3 disaster. The report also includes a look ahead to the 2019 […]

Georgia Luedi-Fuller’s new children’s book “Bobby’s House” benefits Fuller Center’s work

No one could tell a story quite like Millard Fuller — the man whose deep faith and contagious passion for helping others launched a worldwide movement. Then again, Millard never told a story quite like his daughter Georgia tells in the new children’s book “Bobby’s House.” That’s because “Bobby’s House” is a rhyming children’s book […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build coming to tornado-ravaged Beauregard, Alabama

UPDATE: Registration for the 2019 is now open at this link! The rural Alabama community of Beauregard — an unincorporated area of about 10,000 people just east of Auburn — was devastated March 3 by a massive EF-4 tornado that carved a nearly mile-wide path of destruction. It killed 23 people ranging in age from […]

Carters, family, friends gather at Koinonia Farm to remember Millard Fuller

Dozens of people gathered at historic Koinonia Farm on Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of Millard Fuller’s death, gathering at his rural gravesite to share remembrances of a man whose vision, faith and drive launched a worldwide movement and helped millions of people have simple, decent places to live — a movement that lives […]

Sharon Tarver Evans reflects on 24 years of service to two ministry leaders

In 1994, she walked into the doors of Millard Fuller’s office at Habitat for Humanity as an impressionable young woman. She walked into the right doors as Fuller impressed upon her the values of kindness, generosity, service to others and putting faith into action. Those values would define her service for 15 years as Fuller’s […]

Volunteers raising two new houses near Millard Fuller’s hometown

Fuller Center for Housing founder Millard Fuller was born and raised in Lanett, Alabama. Adjacent to that city are Valley, Alabama, and West Point, Georgia. Two new houses are going up in each of those communities with work having started this month and completion slated for next month. Dozens of volunteers in Valley from First […]

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 […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s 40th new home exemplifies ministry, partnerships

(Photo: Homeowners Rodney and Carmen Lott with the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s Kim Roberts and Robin Pierre at Friday’s dedication.) Just as Rodney and Carmen Lott tried to explain on Friday afternoon how the nearly complete new home just a few steps away from them would change their lives, they were interrupted. A florist was […]