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Paint the Town: Back to College Hill

Paint the Town will make its second visit to College Hill in 2020! The event will take place on Saturday, June 13 from approximately 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

Calling All College Hill Homeowners: Apply for Paint the Town!

Applications are now being accepted for homeowners who are interested in having their homes painted FOR FREE during Paint the Town 2020. Click the Application button below to get started. 

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Eligibility requirements include the following:

  • Applicants must own and live in a home located in College Hill
  • Be physically or financially unable to complete the work
  • Home must be in need of being painted to improve its appearance and value
  • If selected, homeowners must participate in a prep day on May 16, 2020 and on event day on June 13, 2020

Homeowner Interview & Selection

Homeowner selection is determined by a committee of volunteers who interview eligible applicants throughout the month of March. All homeowners who apply will be considered for selection, though preference is given to those who are physically and/or financially unable to complete the work themselves. Up to 40 homeowners will be selected for this year's event and will be informed of the committee's decision by May 1, 2020. 

Volunteers who are interested in identifying, interviewing and selecting eligible homeowners to participate in Paint the Town should contact Erin Sharpe at Erin [dot] Sharpe [at] givebackcincinnati [dot] org to learn more!

About Paint the Town

Paint the Town is a program within Give Back Cincinnati, a local nonprofit. The annual event paints the exterior of approximately 40 homes in a single day, thanks to corporate sponsors that provide funding and nearly 750 volunteers who provide labor. This event has painted approximately 550 homes in 18 years, accumulating over 81,000 volunteer hours.

Paint the Town is generously underwritten by its lead sponsor, MadTree Brewing in addition to dozens of corporate sponsors and community supporters. 









We're taking our paintbrushes to

Avondale & Evanston

on Saturday, June 8!

Thank you to our generous sponsors

Paint the Town would not be possible without the generosity of local sponsors who help cover the cost of everything from food for our volunteers, to the paint, ladders and other supplies we need to get the job done. If you would like to speak to someone about becoming a sponsor, please contact Matt St. Clair at matt [at] givebackcincinnati [dot] org.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, MadTree Brewing!

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