The program helps homeowners remain living independently in their own homes and improves neighborhoods throughout the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area. Since 1984, Metro Paint-A-Thon volunteers have painted more than 6,000 homes.
Paint-A-Thon welcomes referrals and accepts applications from all eligible homeowners. To be considered, completed applications must be received by mid-April. Selected homeowners are notified by mail in early July of each year.
To qualify, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Be over the age of 60 or have a permanent physical disability.
- Own and occupy a single-family home in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington county that needs the exterior painted, but does not need major repairs.
The monthly household income cannot exceed 200% of federal poverty level. See page 1 of the application below for the income limits.