Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is the Vice-President for Communications for The Fuller Center for Housing, a multi-award-winning columnist for the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer and author of 4 books.

Idaho Press shares cyclists’ emotional stories as cross-country Adventure reaches Nampa, Idaho

Idaho Press shares cyclists’ emotional stories as cross-country Adventure reaches Nampa, Idaho

Idaho Press shares cyclists’ emotional stories as cross-country Adventure reaches Nampa, Idaho NAMPA, Idaho — Great stories about our Bicycle Adventure rides continue to come from newspapers out West. The latest comes from Nampa, Idaho, where the Idaho Press shares Jim Kruse’s thoughts on how this ride has been “more than a dream,” Karen DeJoe’s […]

Idaho Falls Post-Register: Bicycle Adventure pedals through challenging area with purpose

Idaho Falls Post-Register: Bicycle Adventure pedals through challenging area with purpose

Idaho Falls Post-Register: Bicycle Adventure pedals through challenging area with purpose IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The Post-Register has a great report from our cross-country Bicycle Adventure after the group made a scenic but strenuous ride from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to Idaho Falls. They were greeted by host First Presbyterian Church’s Roger Mayes, a member of […]

Siuslaw News reports on community’s embrace of Bicycle Adventure in Florence, Oregon

Siuslaw News reports on community’s embrace of Bicycle Adventure in Florence, Oregon

Siuslaw News reports on community’s embrace of Bicycle Adventure in Florence, Oregon Reporter Zeahna Young of the Siuslaw News talked with several members of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s West Coast ride as the group made it to Florence, Oregon, and published an outstanding report in today’s edition of the paper. The report notes how […]

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama

Church student group from Minden, Louisiana serves in Millard Fuller’s hometown of Lanett, Alabama LANETT, Alabama — About 45 teen volunteers from Minden, Louisiana’s First Baptist Church student group who call themselves the “3rd Floor Crew” are building wall sections this week in the parking lot of the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s ReUse Store in […]

Professional handyman service helps Fuller Center of Middle Georgia battle blight

Professional handyman service helps Fuller Center of Middle Georgia battle blight

Professional handyman service helps Fuller Center of Middle Georgia battle blight MACON, Ga. — A local Mr. Handyman franchise owned by Jean and Bill Green allowed their entire crew to spend two full days renovating the home of Bobbie Ballard, recently widowed in Macon. Renovations included door replacement, siding replacement and painting, floor replacement, removal […]

Bolivia dedicates new homes for families of public school teachers

Bolivia dedicates new homes for families of public school teachers

Bolivia dedicates new homes for families of public school teachers Over the past six years, The Fuller Center for Housing of Bolivia has built 95 homes, benefiting at least 475 people. With the examples set by thriving communities in places like Mizque (where 66 homes stopped a chagas outbreak) and homes in the highlands of […]

Students from all-girls Catholic school help Fuller Center renovate row houses in Yonkers

Students from all-girls Catholic school help Fuller Center renovate row houses in Yonkers

Students from all-girls Catholic school help Fuller Center renovate row houses in Yonkers YONKERS, N.Y. — With new home construction and land acquisition costly in its service area, much of the work The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City does is taking existing housing stock and upgrading it to have new lives […]

Armenian family celebrates beautiful new home after two decades living in metal container

Armenian family celebrates beautiful new home after two decades living in metal container

Armenian family celebrates beautiful new home after two decades living in metal container The stories of Armenian families living in domiks — metal shipping containers provided by the Soviet Union as “temporary” homes after the 1988 earthquake — are unfortunately common across the country. After the fall of the USSR, Armenia regained its independence but […]