Brush With Kindness
Habitat for Humanity in Union County is a non-profit ecumenical Christian ministry that works to build decent, safe, affordable housing for people who meet certain income guidelines. Volunteers are also willing to assist current homeowners who qualify under similar income guidelines with “A Brush with Kindness” program for small projects that would improve the appearance, safety, or energy efficiency of their home.
Project may involve:
Exterior repairs to doors, windows, porches, ect.
painting and/or siding repair
minor structural repairs
installation of handicap accessible ramps and railings
other necessary home repairs
Projects may not involve:
Elective re-construction or remodeling projects
Re-decorating projects or unnecessary aesthetic changes
Applicants must meet 3 criteria:
Currently living in a home in unsafe or otherwise poor conditions
Unable to perform the repairs themselves
Unable to afford to pay someone to do the repairs
Fall below listed income levels - based on 80% of Median Family Income
1-2 Persons $61,520
3-7 Persons $70,748
8 Persons 73,300
Willingness to accept financial responsibility
Be up to date on mortgage and property tax payments
The family must be able to pay in full upon completion for the products needed for the project.
Willingness to partner with Habitat
Family must be willing to assist volunteers with the project to the extent that they are physically able to do so.
The family must obtain and provide the required documentation and information by the given deadlines.