With the help of a $300,000 donation from music legend Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd — as well as the support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation and in partnership with Volunteers of America and others — The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana is hosting the 2013 Veterans Build. Starting March 9, volunteers will build four new houses for U.S. military veterans who are currently homeless or have been homeless after serving their country. The homes are scheduled to be complete by June 1 — with your help. FCH Northwest Louisiana Executive Director Lee Jeter, himself a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, intends for the four-home build to be the springboard to an entire Veterans Village in Shreveport — as well as a blueprint for other covenant partners across the United States who are looking to similarly support veterans.
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KMSS-TV: This is ‘a community where veterans can support each other’.
Shreveport Times: Volunteers drive from Los Angeles to Shreveport for Veterans Build.
TV coverage of construction geting under way.
Veterans Build homeowner partners introduced.
Pre-build television news coverage.
SHREVEPORT TIMES: Fuller Center helps veterans adjust to life after combat.
Roger Waters funds Fuller Center homes for veterans.