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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 [&hellip

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Posted on 15, October 2014

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Welcome to the Fuller Center Blog 0

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Hey everyone, We’ve decided to start a blog so that we can start to share some of what we do with the community. We are so grateful for everyone that has come together to help with all of our past 51 Home Builds, the Surplus Store, and so many of the other projects that we do for the Shreveport-Bossier Community. Without the support and help of our great community, we would never be able to accomplish the things we do. You are so very important to us! This blog will highlight future events that we have, including our 52nd Home [&hellip

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Posted on 6, October 2014

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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 [&hellip

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Posted on 9, September 2013

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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 [&hellip

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Posted on 4, September 2013

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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 [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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Posted on 24, June 2013

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