Paint that is in your basement or garage, or simply unused, but in the right circumstances, it can be a treasure to a family home or a school on the other side of the planet. The paint shortage affects many other world areas, where communities lack even the most basic need and materials to uplift their people. For the world's poorest communities, home isn't just where the heart is. Dirt walls and neglect communities are not attractive to potential tourists, putting those who can't afford paint not only at the greatest risk of life-threatening and infectious germs but also lack economic opportunities.
Each time someone organizes a paint drive in a business, subdivision, clubhouse, a local sports center, school, place of worship, or other private and public venue, he/she helps us to protect the environment and reach more people in need of paint around the world. Organizing a paint drive can be a great way for a corporation, business, and faith group to fulfill its mission to give back to the community. Every homeowner in the U.S. has 5 to 10 gallons of leftover paint stored in their basement. So helping us in our efforts by hosting a paint drive is a win-win for everyone.
We appreciate our paint drive partners and volunteers; Since 2011, we have donated as many as 500-to-6000 gallons at a time to support the housing rehabilitation projects in 42 countries, 120,000 family homes, 8040 schools, and orphanages have been painted with over 320,000 tons of donated paint from businesses and residents.
Hosting a GPC Paint Drive is an easy way to help ensure that leftover paint does not end up in landfills. Improper paint disposal can have disastrous effects. One gallon of improperly disposed paint can pollute up to 250,000 gallons of drinking water. Our paint drive will engage your community members, students & parents, friends and neighbors, corporate and non-profit members by collecting unused paint while raising $1000s for other programs. WE will collect the paint to help those in need, local businesses and residences will get rid of their unused paint and receive a direct tax deduction for their donations, and YOU will help your community with the funds you raise. SO EVERYBODY will WIN! We believe everyone that donated to support our cause would feel better about themselves, no matter how small they contribute. Please help us in our efforts by hosting a paint drive.
Paint change lives. Please help us give hope and uplift the spirit of those in need one gallon at a time.
For the opportunity to be a return collection site for the Global Paint Project, click here
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