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.

Chris Johnson

Second Armenian family selected for 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

Second Armenian family selected for 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build

The Ghazaryan family of Dsegh Village in the Lori Region of Armenia has joined the list of international families who will have a house dedicated for them during the 2011 Millard Fuller Legacy Build. Including the eight new homes and eight repaired homes to be dedicated at the host site of Minden, La., at least […]

Indy's 'Miracle on Saint Paul Street' continues Sept. 5-9

Indy's 'Miracle on Saint Paul Street' continues Sept. 5-9

The area around St. Paul Street in Indianapolis’ Fountain Square neighborhood had hit rock bottom – so much so that even the gangs, prostitutes and drug dealers were beginning to move on. That’s when Marti LaMar, a longtime resident, and her neighbors seized an opportunity to reclaim Fountain Square. “It got to the point where […]

An emotional day at The Fuller Center

An emotional day at The Fuller Center

By Chris Johnson Director of Communications Family, friends and colleagues of Glen Barton gathered today at The Fuller Center for Housing headquarters in Americus to voice tributes to a man who sacrificed tirelessly for others, especially families across the nation. There were smiles, laughs and tears, but unquestionably the most emotional moment was when Fuller […]

Small? SMALL? This ain't small!

Small? SMALL? This ain't small!

By Chris Johnson Director of communications I must take issue with something Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell implied in our news item today about Surry/Stokes County FCH joining our covenant partnership ranks. David was referring to the new partner’s home base of Pilot Mountain, N.C., a town of just over 1,400 residents, when […]

A touch of Mayberry comes to the Fuller Center for Housing with Surry/Stokes FCH

A touch of Mayberry comes to the Fuller Center for Housing with Surry/Stokes FCH

The Fuller Center for Housing announces the formation of a new U.S. covenant partner, the Surry/Stokes Fuller Center for Housing Inc. The group is chaired by Stephanie Johnson and based in Pilot Mountain, N.C. The new covenant partner formed after leaving Habitat for Humanity. As a Habitat affiliate, the group was under a “freeze” as […]

Fuller Center President David Snell recalls Glen Barton's service

Fuller Center President David Snell recalls Glen Barton's service

The legacy of Glen Barton’s work with The Fuller Center for Housing can be seen in homes across the nation, but perhaps nowhere is it as evident as in the once-blighted, but now transformed community of Allendale in Shreveport, La. In 2005, shortly after The Fuller Center for Housing was formed, founder Millard Fuller was […]

Velocity 5 hosts memorable Bicycle Adventure celebration

Velocity 5 hosts memorable Bicycle Adventure celebration

Sponsors, supporters and donors give to The Fuller Center for Housing in many ways, big and small. Some join us for special projects. Some on an annual basis. Some, for life. But it doesn’t have to be a lifetime commitment or a million dollars to make a difference. Sometimes, it can just be making one […]

Anne the beat goes on, plus Folks and more folks

Anne the beat goes on, plus Folks and more folks

By Chris Johnson Director of communications A couple of weeks ago, I began to call leaders of our covenant partners around the United States and just kind of check in to see what’s going on here and there. This week, I’ve been in touch with Neil Folks in Craig, Colo., and Anne Catherine Murray in […]