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A Brush With Kindness

A photo of Dave smiling inside a home.

Rewarding Repairs: Volunteers Face Challenges With a Smile

Update (12/6/2022): We were saddened to learn of Dave DeVoy's passing on November 12, 2022. We are grateful for Dave and the thousands of hours...

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Habitat homeowner posing with her children in front of her house

Our Values: Rooted in Faith and Community

At Twin Cities Habitat, we bring people together to create, preserve, and promote affordable homeownership and advance racial equity in housing. This...

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Updated bathroom with light wood cabinets and bronze finishes.

A Brush with Kindness Bachelorette Home Makeover

Meet Tori Vogel, a bride who spent her bachelorette party painting a home through Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness Home Repair

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Kathleen and Kyle with confetti at their wedding.

From volunteers to newlyweds: a Habitat love story

This blog was originally published in 2018. We're re-sharing it for Valentine's Day with an update from Kathleen and Kyle. Read to the end to see how...

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Photos of Cynthia's home, before and after being painted blue.

Warm Hearts and Warm Homes

Family has always been important to Cynthia. So much so that after working for FedEx for 26 years, she retired early in 2012 in order to raise her...

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A blue house with a new railing in the front.

A Brush with Kindness Hits a Big Milestone

Guest Blog by Mike Robertson, A Brush with Kindness Program Manager We're celebrating a big milestone with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's A Brush...

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Homeowner Nevonne stands on the new deck of her home after receiving home repair help from A Brush with Kindness

Why Preserving Homeownership is a Racial Justice Issue

Guest Blog by Mike Robertson, A Brush with Kindness Program Manager

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The back of Amber's house, featuring the back stairs and porch.

A Brush With Kindness Can Ease a Burden During a Difficult Time

Amber and her children moved into their house in 2006. Her home was wonderful, but over time certain repairs came to be too much for her to handle...

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Before and after images of Jack's home.

A Reflection on A Brush With Kindness' Work in 2020

Throughout the pandemic, A Brush With Kindness has continued to do health and safety repairs and exterior painting for homeowners, providing an...

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