Tag: tornado

County official helps future Fuller Center homeowner clear debris after tornado

Napoleon Darby lost family members and his home was destroyed when an EF-4 tornado ripped through Lee County, Alabama, on March 3. He will be among the first three homeowner partners when the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project begins building three new homes in Lee County at the end of this month with financial support from […]

Wittenberg University student writes of how storm shook up spring break service trip

Springfield, Ohio’s Wittenberg University has become a tremendous booster of The Fuller Center for Housing’s work — especially each spring break when dozens of Wittenberg students spend a week working with covenant partners in the Southeast. As part of Wittenberg’s “#LifeAtWitt” series, the Class of 2020’s Mallory Moss has shared a blog post about how […]

Let us know if you want to volunteer at the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

The 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build will be a tornado recovery effort in Beauregard, Alabama, Sept. 29 through Oct. 4. The current plan is for six new homes to be built during the blitz week, which will be led by the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project of Lanett, Alabama — Millard Fuller’s hometown. A massive EF-4 […]

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

UPDATE: Click here to express interest in volunteering at the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, and we’ll contact you when registration officially opens. 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 […]

College students give much-needed boost to storm recovery in Albany, Georgia

Wittenberg University students bring a surge of energy to the communities in which they serve others during their alternative spring breaks, and that lift definitely was needed in Albany, Georgia, where they are working to help families impacted by two storms — including a tornado. As the Albany Herald reports, perhaps no one is more […]