Tag: Wittenberg University

Disaster ReBuilders help Panama City families, including Vietnam vet in desperate need

Disaster ReBuilders help Panama City families, including Vietnam vet in desperate need

(Photo: Vietnam veteran Ray Moneymaker sits in his Panama City home that was severely damaged by Hurricane Michael in 2018. He has since lost his wife to cancer and suffered a stroke. Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ work on his home is nearly complete.) Note: With an abundance of caution and a close eye on ever-changing […]

Wittenberg University student touts benefits of serving with Disaster ReBuilders in Florida

Wittenberg University student touts benefits of serving with Disaster ReBuilders in Florida

Maria Miller (shown at left), a junior finance major at Springfield, Ohio’s Wittenberg University, recently wrote a piece for her school about the week she and seven schoolmates spent restoring homes with the Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders in Panama City, Florida, last month. Maria writes: “In the uplifting week I had, these people have shown […]

Wittenberg students spend spring break in Panama City — on builds, not beaches

Wittenberg students spend spring break in Panama City — on builds, not beaches

(Photo: Kenzie Hill cuts floor trim outside the home of Vietnam veteran Ray Moneymaker in Panama City, Florida, where he has lived despite his home being severely damaged by the October 2018 storm. Last week marked Hill’s fourth spring break service trip with The Fuller Center for Housing, having also served twice in Perry, Georgia, […]

Wittenberg University graduate discusses her first cross-country Bicycle Adventure

Wittenberg University graduate discusses her first cross-country Bicycle Adventure

Libby Bauman got involved with The Fuller Center for Housing as a volunteer on building projects during her days at Springfield, Ohio’s Wittenberg University — a prolific partner for years in this ministry’s work. This past year, she experienced the ministry in a different, challenging way — by joining the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s 4,000-mile […]

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

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 […]

Atlanta Journal-Constitution features Wittenberg students’ mission trip

Atlanta Journal-Constitution features Wittenberg students’ mission trip

Each week, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper features a charitable organization or group doing good work in the community. This week’s story is about a group of Wittenberg University students who traveled from Springfield, Ohio, to work with the Greater Atlanta Fuller Center for Housing. Click here for the complete AJC story Wittenberg student Jasmine Bryant […]

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 […]

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

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 […]