NeighborWorks® Anchorage is seeking Nominations for Paint the Town 2012!
Who: As part of a nationwide initiative, NeighborWorks® Anchorage will participate in NeighborWorks® Week from June 1 – June 9. All across the United States, this week is set aside for community housing organizations to partner with community groups, sponsors, and volunteers to perform neighborhood enhancement projects. NeighborWorks® Anchorage will be one of 250 community agencies participating in this great event.
We need your help to make this program a success. Please help our neighbors by nominating those that need a little assistance. Please complete a nomination form located at www.nwanchorage.org.
What: To continue our tradition of building a better community, we are once again spearheading the Paint the Town program for the first week in June. Paint the Town is designed to be a community based program to paint homes for single parents, seniors, people with disabilities, and other homeowners with limited capacity. Last year we were able to assist 18 families with this project. In 2012 our goal is to paint 20 homes; we will coordinate supplies, volunteers and help with the expertise needed to paint homes this summer.
When: Friday, June 1 through Saturday, June 9, 2012
Where: Twenty homes throughout the Anchorage municipality.
Why: NeighborWorks® Anchorage is a non-profit organization, celebrating 30 years of service to the Anchorage community. We offer quality affordable rental housing for a variety of Anchorage residents. We provide counseling and loan products, home rehabilitation management services, grants for repair and accessibility, and new construction services. We’re proud of our history of providing a firm foundation for families and individuals to promote a promise of a brighter future. For the past seven years NeighborWorks® Anchorage has managed over 150 volunteer projects, providing exterior painting, roofing and fencing assistance for people in need.