A Brush With Kindness helps in need homeowners with maintenance

The following is a press release from Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.

A Brush With Kindness is a repair & restoration program of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity that serves struggling homeowners who live in the Twin Cities 7 county metro area whose home needs paint, maintenance and general restoration work.

Homeowners are eligible if:

  • The home is owner occupied and have lived in the home for at least two years.
  • Homeowner makes a combined household income that is below 60% of the area median income.  For example, a family with 2 people this would be $39,840.
  • Homeowner is unable to get work completed by themselves.
  • For more info on eligibility requirements call the number below to determine qualification.


Examples of work done by A Brush With Kindness: Interior and exterior painting and carpentry work, including accessibility modifications.  Larger health and safety projects, such as roof replacements and electrical and plumbing work are considered depending on program funding and resources. Call for further details.

Work occurs year-round. Volunteers from businesses, churches, and service organizations do most of the work with the use of tools and materials provided by Habitat for Humanity and other generous donors. Homeowners are asked to partner with A Brush With Kindness based upon their ability.

For an application or questions call 612-788-8169, email [email protected] or visit the website at: http://www.tchabitat.org/abwk. Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year (applications in before April 15 will have the best chance of making it into the 2015 schedule).


If you know a neighbor or someone else in Corcoran neighborhood to refer this program to, please CNO staff for support.

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.