"I see life as both a gift and a responsibility. My responsibility is to use what God has given me to help His people in need." - Millard Fuller
don’t think it's an exaggeration to say that Millard Fuller has
literally revolutionized the concept of philanthropy." - Former
President Bill Clinton.
For more information on Millard, Linda and the Fuller Center for Housing, Inc. please visit www.fullercenter.org
It began with members of Wesley Way United Methodist Church who participated on a smaller project with The Fuller Center in 2008, and were eager to get involved again. The word began to spread quickly through the community. Participation from the Mayor’s Office, Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, along with other churches, organizations, businesses and volunteers from the community all contributed to the ongoing success of Project McDonough.
project started out with some planned renovations to Mrs. Miller’s home
on Old Griffin Road and a few others on Lemon Place, but quickly
rippled to a total of 17 projects with approximately 150 volunteers during a three-day home repair event in June. The central location for
Project McDonough has started in the Blacksville community with projects
on Old Griffin Road, Lemon Place, George W. Lemon Drive, and King
Boulevard in McDonough. Home repairs are assessed based upon needs,
which have included roofing, painting, gutter repair, window repair,
railing & wheelchair ramp repairs, yard clean-up and light
In the case of Mrs. Miller’s home, the scope was much more involved and included the rebuilding of the front and rear porches, roof repair, replacement of flooring, ceilings , a new kitchen, new bathroom fixtures, new HVAC system – just to list a few.