What is A Brush With Kindness?

A Brush With Kindness is a program that helps homeowners with low-income with exterior home repair.

What Work Do We Do?

Typical projects include exterior painting, landscaping, siding replacement or repair, roofs, accessibility modifications like wheelchair ramps, and more. Homeowners repay the cost of materials through an interest-free loan.

Program Requirements

  • Must own and occupy a home in Winona or Fillmore County
  • Must be willing to partner with Habitat if physically able
  • Must meet income guidelines below

Income Guidelines

Your family’s annual gross (before taxes) income must be below the maximum income shown in the chart.

Family Size Annual Maximum Income (Gross) Monthly Maximum Income (Gross)
1 $39,050 $3,254
2 $44,600 $3,716
3 $50,200 $4,183
4 $55,750 $4,645
5 $60,250 $5,020
6 $64,700 $5,391


Fill out the form below to begin your pre-application process.