About Us


Our Mission

A Brush with Kindness ensures that families live in safe and well-maintained homes. The program is designed to revitalize the appearance of the neighborhood, encourage connections within the community, and most importantly, help preserve affordable housing. 


A Brush With Kindness is a branch of Habitat for Humanity that partners with homeowners in need to provide basic home repairs. 



We're Here to Help

 East Central Minnesota, Habitat for Humanity - A Brush with Kindness is a home preservation service that offers painting, landscaping, weather stripping and minor repair services to homeowners in need. ECM-ABWK helps low-income homeowners in the Chisago County area who struggle to maintain the exterior or basic interiors of their homes and are impacted by age, disability or family circumstances. Homeowners are essentially able to reclaim their homes with pride and dignity.