The Foster Family
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A Brush with Kindness (ABWK), Habitat's home repair program, helps preserve homeownership by partnering with homeowners struggling to maintain their home. When basic expenses exceed income month after month, home maintenance is the usual casualty. Years of deferred maintenance can cause a downward spiral of home deterioration and unsafe living conditions.
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A Brush with Kindness staff and volunteers use donations to help people in restoring their homes through simple acts of kindness so that homeowners can once again live in a safe and decent home with dignity. The type of projects done include:
The A Brush With Kindness program is only accepting applications from veteran families at this time. If you are a veteran family looking for assistance with home repairs, please contact us at 612-788-8169 for information on how to apply.
All other applicants are encouraged to check back later this fall, when we plan to re-open the application process. In the meantime, you can review this list of additional local resources, or call the number provided above to discuss alternative home maintenance options with our knowledgeable staff.
The end results are homes that are safe and well maintained, homeowners who are able to keep their homes, and neighborhoods that are renewed.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity strives to do the most good with every single dollar entrusted to us. Rest assured that a gift to support our mission creates an immediate and significant impact for the families and communities we partner with.
Every $1 you donate results in almost $2 of economic activity in our community.