About A Brush with Kindness
Habitat for Humanity’s
A Brush with Kindness is a home preservation service that offers
painting, landscaping, weather stripping and minor repair services
for homeowners in need. ABWK helps low-income homeowners impacted by
age, disability and family circumstances, who struggle to maintain
their homes. Homeowners are essentially able to
reclaim their homes with pride and dignity.
How ABWK works ~
• 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. Homeowners
work alongside volunteers if they are able.
• Exterior home repairs range from much needed yard clean up or
painting to building access ramps to installing a new roof or
siding. Most projects are completed in a single day.
• Interior home repairs depend on complexity and will need to be
Why it matters ~
A Brush with Kindness ensures that families live in safe and
well-maintained homes. The program is designed to revitalize the
appearance of the neighborhood, encourage connections within the
community, and most importantly, help preserve affordable housing.
How you can help ABWK ~
• Provide ABWK with prayer and encouragement
• Volunteer time and/or materials needed for projects
• Contribute a one-time or ongoing sustainer financial donation to
To learn more, call 651-361-0229 or email us at
Donate to ECM-ABWK
(East Central Minnesota - A Brush With
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