Honoring Habitat for Humanity's Linda C. Fuller  
 

    
Our 2005 honoree is Linda Caldwell Fuller, one of the most admired women in the world!  Certainly she can call the world her home!  Linda is co-founder of Habitat for Humanity International, one of the most successful and beloved nonprofit organizations in modern times — and the largest nonprofit house builder in the world. 2005 marked the completion of more than a 1,000,000, homes built for people in 100 countries!

   

  Linda travels and speaks worldwide and has earned international recognition for her work advocating "decent, affordable housing for all."  
Linda Fuller  

     Always a champion for women’s issues, Linda is a tireless crusader for the welfare of women wherever they live. In an attempt to help women better understand the business of building and owning their own homes, Linda originated the FIRST LADIES’ BUILD (where wives of the U.S. presidents and state governors come together to build homes along side other women.) now used worldwide at Habitat International. Under her leadership, thousands upon thousands of women work shoulder to shoulder to create affordable housing for sisters everywhere.

 
Linda Fuller in her "business suit"!  
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Bettie and Linda on first Women's Build  
  Bettie and Oklahoma's
First Lady Cathy Keating
 
     
     
Bettie and Former First Lady
Hillary Clinton
Former First Lady
Rosalynn Carter
 
 
Linda is the recipient of numerous awards as well as 8 honorary doctorates.   She is the author of three books and coauthor of Woman to Woman Wisdom: Inspiration for REAL Life (Thomas Nelson Publishers) with Bettie B. Youngs and Donna Schuller (from Crystal Cathedral Women’s Ministries).  
 
     
Recently, she and her husband, Millard, were awarded the Bronze Medallion from the Points of Light Foundation in Washington, D.C., honoring their pioneering work in service.

Feeling called to provide housing to the“world’s poorest of the poor” in 2005 Linda and her husband Millard founded
The FULLER CENTER for Housing.
 
Authors
Bettie Youngs, Donna Schuller
and Linda Fuller
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