Tag: Perry Georgia

50 college students, 5 different communities and 1 amazing spring break

50 college students, 5 different communities and 1 amazing spring break

For the second straight year, a huge team of Wittenberg University students on spring break drove to the Southeast last week — not to hit the beaches but to hit nails … a whole lot of nails. Fifty came from the Springfield, Ohio, school for alternative spring breaks last week — driving hundreds of miles […]

VIDEO: Take a look at our March 2017 update from the site of a project in Perry, Georgia

VIDEO: Take a look at our March 2017 update from the site of a project in Perry, Georgia

About 50 students from Wittenberg University of Springfield, Ohio, are spending their spring break this week working with Fuller Center covenant partners in Atlanta, Perry, Americus and Albany in Georgia and Tallahassee in Florida. Director of Communications Chris Johnson provides this month’s report of Fuller Center activities and talks to a couple of the Wittenberg […]

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 […]

Spring-breakers from Wittenberg University infuse housing ministry with young energy

Spring-breakers from Wittenberg University infuse housing ministry with young energy

Wittenberg University of Springfield, Ohio, may be a small liberal arts college, but their students have a big impact on their community. Dozens work with the local Clark County Fuller Center for Housing throughout the year, providing about 80 percent of the volunteer hours that have helped them complete 16 new homes in the past […]