Tag: Steve Tramell

Man’s dying wish is to repair home he shares with his wife in West Point, Georgia

Man’s dying wish is to repair home he shares with his wife in West Point, Georgia

(Photo: Paul Truitt with Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts) Man’s dying wish is to repair home he shares with his wife in West Point, Georgia (UPDATE: Volunteers with The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure helped fulfill this wish with a build day in June.) West Point, Georgia resident Paul Truitt is dying of […]

K’Hairi’s Christmas wish, three years later: Army veteran remains grateful, worries about others

K’Hairi’s Christmas wish, three years later: Army veteran remains grateful, worries about others

(Photo: Charlie Thell and Tim DuBois get a hug from Carla Ross as son K’Hairi looks on during the 2017 dedication of their new Fuller Center home in West Point, Georgia.) Few children have captured the hearts of Fuller Center supporters the way K’Hairi did in 2017 when he saw his long-time Christmas wish come […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Photo: Flanked by Refuge Point Church Pastor Matthew Thrower (left) and West Point Mayor Steve Tramell, homeowner partner Willie McQueen reacts to the unexpected gift of an Auburn University flag to display at his restored home. The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project is in the midst of its busiest year ever with much of the intensity […]

Hospital employees building “Christmas present” for co-worker’s family

Hospital employees building “Christmas present” for co-worker’s family

Last month, volunteers turned an empty lot in West Point, Georgia, into a standing house with walls, a shingled roof, windows and doors. It was phase one of a two-week effort. Phase two begins this Monday as volunteers from East Alabama Medical Center-Lanier work all week to apply the finishing touches to a home for […]

Point University football players tackle 25-home Block of Blessings in West Point, Georgia

Point University football players tackle 25-home Block of Blessings in West Point, Georgia

RELATED STORY (Click here): Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project announces 38th and 39th new home builds Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project Executive Director Kim Roberts brought her Block of Blessings neighborhood improvement event to West Point, Georgia, on Tuesday, working in the city adjacent to late Fuller Center for Housing founder Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama. […]

VIDEO: K’Hairi’s Christmas Wish Build dedication in West Point, Georgia

VIDEO: K’Hairi’s Christmas Wish Build dedication in West Point, Georgia

(Photo: Carla Ross hugs her house leaders Charlie Thell (left) and Tim DuBois as 7-year-old son K’Hairi looks on during the June 23, 2017, dedication of her new Fuller Center home.) A few months ago, we told you about K’Hairi, a 7-year-old boy who suffers from sickle-cell and asthma and asked Santa Claus for one […]

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

Boy’s Christmas wish for mother to have a decent home now taking shape

When Christmas approached, it was time yet again for K’Hairi to climb upon Santa Claus’ lap and ask for the same thing as the year before. The 7-year-old did not ask for toys or video games. He did not even ask for the jolly old elf to end his struggles with sickle-cell anemia. Instead, he […]