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FCHNWLA Receives Combined Federal Campaign. CFC Member #70040 0

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The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all. The Fuller Center NWLA has received permission to join with the CFC and are so excited to be a part. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) states that the nation’s homeless veterans are predominantly male, with roughly 8% being female. The majority are single; live in urban areas; and suffer from mental illness, alcohol and/or substance abuse, or co-occurring disorders. About 14% of

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Posted on 9, September 2013

in Category Community, Featured, Fuller Center for Housing, News

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Partnerships Created Opportunity for Volunteers and Community 0

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The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana recently was awarded an AmeriCorps National Service Program grant by the Corporation for National and Community Service and entered into an agreement with Centenary College. Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. Centenary leaders turn learning into action and personal growth into public good through World Houses. World Houses are common residences with a

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Posted on 4, September 2013

in Category Community, Featured, Headline, Press Releases, Video

Centenary launches partnerships with community organizations 0

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— Centenary College entered into innovative partnerships with Community Renewal International, the Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest, LA, and Shreveport Green today. President David Rowe joined Mack McCarter of CRI, Lee Jeter of the Fuller Center, and Donna Curtis of Shreveport Green for the official signing of the agreement. The partnership will directly benefit Centenary first-year students living in World Houses on campus. “Centenary’s approach to integrating learning inside and outside of the classroom is different,” Rowe said. “Centenary leaders turn learning into action and personal growth into public good through World Houses. We are honored to partner with

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Posted on 28, August 2013

in Category Community, Rehabilitation, Sponsors, Volunteer

The Fuller Center comes back to Stoner Hill for more beautification 0

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Shreveport, LA (KMSS) — Not even a month after finishing homes for four veterans in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood, and the Fuller Center of Northwest Louisiana was back in the neighborhood, this time fixing up the houses next to the homes they built for veterans. Watch Video Here The Fuller Center’s Bike Adventures brought 20 people to Shreveport in their cross-country excursion. The Bike Adventure group is stopping in cities where the Fuller Center has build houses nationwide, to help fix up neighboring houses by painting, landscaping, and even caulking windows. All this to keep to the organizations motto of

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Posted on 24, June 2013

in Category Community, New Construction, Rehabilitation, Television, Veterans Build 2013, Video

New Home For Veterans 0

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KTBS.com Hundreds came out to the fuller center for housing in a dedication ceremony to present homeless veterans with keys to their new home. The ceremony was open to the public and featured special guest Jim Durning. Honorary guests presented veterans Cliff Malone, Larry Linear, Miguel Guigni and William Hardy with keys to their news homes and hopes for a new beginning. the four new homes are the first phase of the fuller center’s veterans village project. The project is aimed to build houses for eligible veterans in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood. Veteran’s say they are grateful for the project

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Posted on 1, June 2013

in Category New Construction, New Home Owners, Television, Veterans Build 2013, Video, Volunteer

Fuller Center Continues To Make A Difference 0

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The Fuller Center has now built 40 homes for Hurricane Katrina evacuees now in Shreveport. Saturday was the dedication for the latest two for make a difference day. Marion Sullivan, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren moved to Shreveport following Hurricane Katrina. Since moving, Sullivan has lived with one of children. Because of the work of the Fuller Center and the generosity of numerous volunteers and partners, Sullivan was able to take a tour of her new home.For four years the center has worked to generate hope for displaced families just like the Sullivans. That work continued Saturday. “We were

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Posted on 21, May 2013

in Category News, Veterans Build 2013

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer lends a brush for housing project 0

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War veteran receives affordable housing through Fuller Center project Cliff Malone has been looking for a foundation to build his life. Malone’s new Stoner Hill home is almost complete, but it’s just one piece of a much larger puzzle. Through the Fuller Center in Shreveport, Veterans Build 2013 is a project aimed at establishing communities of disabled veterans through affordable housing. “Sometimes I come by and just look and say, ‘Is this really mine? Where did this come from?’” Malone said, standing inside one of his three unfinished bedrooms. “When you’re defending your country, you never would think that somebody’s

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Posted on 24, April 2013

in Category New Construction, News, Veterans Build 2013, Video, Volunteer

John Mayer In Shreveport Helping Veterans 0

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John Mayer is no longer just waiting on the world to change, he’s trying to take a more active part in it. And Wednesday, the musician was in Shreveport helping paint one of several homes being built to support veterans. It was a surprise visit for Mayer as he travels to New Orleans for Jazz Fest. He was painting the home that was being built for Army veteran Cliff Malone. “The funding for this project came through Bob Woodward foundation,” explained Lee Jeter with the Fuller Center of Housing in Northwest Louisiana. He says John Mayer made his way here

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Posted on 24, April 2013

in Category Events, News, Veterans Build 2013, Volunteer