Learn more about A Brush with Kindness

How does the program work? 

  • Habitat selects partner families based on income, need and willingness to partner.
  • Habitat affiliates use volunteer labor and donated materials to keep costs low and take no profit for their services.
  • A no-interest loan is made to the homeowner to cover the cost of the project. Payments are placed in a revolving fund to help A Brush with Kindness serve others in need.
  • This program would not be possible without the generosity of Valspar, the cofounder and underwriter of the A Brush with Kindness program.

Why does Habitat for Humanity offer these exterior maintence services?

  • Families live in safe and well-maintained homes.
  • Neighborhoods are revitalized.
  • Community connections are made.
  • Affordable housing inventory is preserved.