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Three new homes dedicated in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill area

Three new homes dedicated in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill area

Three new homes dedicated in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill area SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana has dedicated its 62nd, 63rd and 64th new homes — all on Martha Street in the Stoner Hill neighborhood, an street that now has 12 Fuller Center homes. One of the homes was built to […]

KTBS report: Walls raised for 3 homes in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood

KTBS report: Walls raised for 3 homes in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood

Walls raised for three new homes in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood SHREVEPORT, La. — KTBS-TV reports on the ceremonial wall raisings for three new homes going up on Martha Street in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood — homes that will raise The Fuller Center of Northwest Louisiana’s total of new homes built to 64 in the […]

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up

Navy veteran grateful for new home, eager to repay costs to help others get same hand-up SHREVEPORT, Louisiana — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana’s newest homeowner loves to crochet — and the results of that hobby can be seen in dozens of blankets that have been donated to a local homeless shelter, […]

Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned

Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned

(Photo: Charles and Vernita Brown cut the ribbon on their new Bossier City home in 2012. Less than seven years later, they have now paid off the mortgage.) Journey from “The Bottoms” complete as house is paid off, mortgage burned Navy veteran Charles Brown and his wife Vernita know what it’s like to be mired […]

Brenda Barton will be remembered for her tireless service, passion for this ministry

Brenda Barton will be remembered for her tireless service, passion for this ministry

As the Director of U.S. Covenant Partner Support for The Fuller Center for Housing, Brenda Barton’s job description was too long to recite. Primarily, it was her responsibility to help covenant partners launch their operations, coach them on day-to-day operations and make sure that the many financial regulations and legal requirements were understood. Her job […]

Formerly homeless Army veteran gets a home for Christmas

Formerly homeless Army veteran gets a home for Christmas

Daniel Baugh says he lost everything, including his home, in Iowa before hopping in his truck and heading south six years ago. He wound up in a Volunteers of America traditional housing center in Shreveport, Louisiana, and kept pulling himself up by his bootstraps as best he could. Last year, he volunteered to help build […]

Marine went from leading troops to leading home-building efforts in Louisiana

Marine went from leading troops to leading home-building efforts in Louisiana

(This is the latest installment of our “Faith in Action” series. If you have a story of how involvement with The Fuller Center has impacted your faith, please let us know at this link.) Lee Jeter grew up economically disadvantaged in Bossier City, Louisiana, but he was fortunate to grow up in a home that […]

New house for once-homeless Army veteran, wife built in memory of teen

New house for once-homeless Army veteran, wife built in memory of teen

(Photo, from left: Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana Executive Director Lee Jeter, Sterling and Rhonda Combs, Bryan and Peri Reed. Mrs. Combs is holding a photo of Molly Reed, in whose memory their home was built.) Army veteran Sterling Combs and his wife, Rhonda, have seen their share of hard times, but they […]