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.

Rain provides fitting backdrop for Greater Blessing dedication in Johnson County, Missouri

Rain provides fitting backdrop for Greater Blessing dedication in Johnson County, Missouri

The Fuller Center of Johnson County Missouri’s latest home dedication was fittingly held in a pouring rain as the day celebrated the completion of a repaired roof for Dawn and Robert Collins. Rain was the star of the show as Pastor Craig Coppenbarger of the Valor Church gave the dedication prayer, giving thanks to God […]

Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them

Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them

(Photo: Moses Buyiinza with his wife Joan and their seven children express thanks for their new Fuller Center home in Uganda.) Two new homes in Uganda stand as testimonies of faith that inspire community around them The Fuller Center for Housing of Uganda’s two latest home dedications are for two very big families — one […]

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon

Iona College students help fuel Greater New York City’s MLK Build-a-Thon The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City is based in New Rochelle, N.Y., which makes it a natural volunteer option for schools in the area — especially for those in the actual city of New Rochelle such as Iona College. Iona […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project finishing homes 19 and 20 in tornado recovery effort After building 18 homes in response to the devastation tornado that struck Lee County, Alabama, in March of 2019 — including 11 during the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, the Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project is now on the verge of completing two […]

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy

Fuller Center of Greater New York’s Build-A-Thon honors MLK’s dream and legacy The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City found ways to keep building and keep volunteers involved even through the pandemic and difficult times in 2020. They’ve renewed their energy with a positive slogan to help them charge into the new […]

“Feels good to have something I can call my own,” Ohio woman says after mortgage payoff

“Feels good to have something I can call my own,” Ohio woman says after mortgage payoff

(Photo: Springfield, Ohio’s Angela Kelly (left) stands with Clark County Fuller Center Board President Vince Chase and holds her free and clear deed for her home that she purchased and paid for through the local nonprofit’s zero-interest low-income home ownership program.) “Feels good to have something I can call my own,” Ohio woman says after […]

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru Yuddy and Wilfredo Portillo left the crowded streets and expensive rents of Lima, Peru with their two sons — 4-year-old Bryan and baby Bastian — for the community of La Florida, where they had a little piece of land and a […]

Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut

Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut

Photo: Pa Paul Njumbwen (center) with his grandchildren and leaders from The Fuller Center for Housing of Cameroon. Grandfather partners to build safe, new home for family in Cameroon after tornado destroys grass hut One of the best ways to illustrate the transformation of a family moving out of poverty housing conditions and into simple, […]