WHO WE ARE
MISSION: To provide decent, affordable housing for families living in poverty.
VISION: To build community and empower people through homeownership.
The Fuller Center NWLA works in collaboration with service-oriented organizations and countless volunteers to build new homes.
The Fuller Center NWLA creates partnerships that bring together churches, schools, businesses, and civic organizations to build decent, affordable homes for individuals and families who are unable to secure adequate housing by conventional means.
Fuller Center International was started in spring of 2005 by Millard Fuller and his wife Linda, who co-founded Habitat for Humanity in 1976. Millard and Linda Fuller co-founded Fuller Center for Housing in 2005 after starting and leading Habitat for Humanity for 29 years.
Millard was the recipient of numerous awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.
Millard Fuller died unexpectedly on February 3, 2009, was laid to rest at the southwest Georgia farming collective where he developed the concept of building houses for the poor. He was buried in unmarked grave at Koinonia near Clarence Jordan’s grave site in accordance with his wishes.