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NRHA Logo Taking Coast-To-Coast Fundraising Trip

The North American Retail Hardware Association’s logo will be biking across the country this year. Bicyclists participating in the Fuller Center for Housing’s annual fundraiser, which is a 4,000-mile bike ride from California to Maine, will be wearing jerseys with NRHA’s …

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NRHA Provides Grant to Pay for Home Repairs

A husband and wife in Maryland will have a safer home due to a grant from the North American Retail Hardware Association. This month, NRHA awarded a $1,000 grant to The Fuller Center for Housing in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The …

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Store Using Challenge to Fund a Food Bank

Shoot a video of yourself biting a lemon, and a store in Colorado will donate $1 to a food bank. Starting two weeks ago, Windsor Ace Hardware, located in Windsor, Colorado, has been challenging community members and social media followers to take …

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Hardware Stores Collect Food for Homeless Pets

Ace Hardware stores in the Springfield, Massachusetts, area are collecting pet food for local humane societies and animal shelters. Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a family-owned business, will collect the pet food through Dec. 23 at its nine stores in the Springfield …

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Ace Retailer and Fuller Center Forge a Lasting Bond

Businesses are built on relationships, and, as it turns out, community involvement is, too. An example is the relationship between the Fuller Center for the Housing Hero Project of Lake County and Laskowski Ace Hardware, a family business comprised of …

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Fuller Center Helps Build Community

North Chicago is a community in need. Its under-resourced school system was once the second worst in Illinois and the unemployment rate was nearly 20 percent. Seeing these circumstances, nearby Christ Church Lake Forest joined with other non-profits and government …

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NRHA and American Standard Brands Facilitate Large Product Donations

With support from the NRHA, the Fuller Center for Housing was the recent recipient of a generous donation of plumbing fixtures from American Standard Brands, a global building products company with headquarters in Piscataway, New Jersey. The iconic plumbing products …

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Fuller Center Project Ends Years of Separation

Family life had become a challenge for Jacorey Jenkins and Barbara Poynter-Jenkins. While Jacorey lived in Chicago during the week to commute to his job in northern Indiana, Barbara and their three children, Coreyone Jenkins, 14, Leonta Jenkins, 8, and …

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