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.

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 […]

Newspaper catches up with Bicycle Adventurers during stop in Calhoun, Kentucky

Newspaper catches up with Bicycle Adventurers during stop in Calhoun, Kentucky

Newspaper catches up with Bicycle Adventurers during stop in Calhoun, Kentucky CALHOUN, Ky. — Messenger-Inquirer reporter Karah Wilson caught up with riders on the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure as they made a stop last week in Calhoun, Kentucky, where they stayed overnight at Calhoun Baptist Church before resuming their 3,750-mile fundraising and awareness journey that […]

YOU DID IT: Fuller Center supporters, local community hit fundraising goal in “Officer Robo Project”

YOU DID IT: Fuller Center supporters, local community hit fundraising goal in “Officer Robo Project”

Photo: Kim Roberts tells Mike and Jacqueline Robo and a crowd of supporters on June 21 that they have gotten $37,000 of the $40,000 needed to upgrade their home. That $40,000 goal was reached today, June 23. YOU DID IT: Fuller Center supporters, local community hit fundraising goal in “Officer Robo Project” OPELIKA, Ala. — […]

Community working to get beloved officer help for his home after medical catastrophe

Community working to get beloved officer help for his home after medical catastrophe

Community working to get beloved “Officer Robo” help for his home after medical catastrophe OPELIKA, Ala. — In a developing story, members of the law enforcement, business, and faith communities are rallying to raise money for a beloved Auburn Police Department officer additions to his home to accommodate his needs after he suffered a series […]