The City of New Bern is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Craven County and Garris Evans for the third year of Paint Your Heart Out New Bern!
Paint Your Heart Out New Bern is an annual volunteer-based program where local private and public partners provide free painting and cosmetic repairs to low-moderate income, elderly, and disabled homeowners within the community. Eligibility requirements for homeowners are listed below.
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Own and live in the home as primary residence
  • Be physically or financially unable to complete the work
  • Homes selected must be located within New Bern City limits
  • The home must be in NEED of repair to improve its appearance
  • If your home is selected someone from your household or an authorized representative must be present while work is being done. Work is scheduled for the week of June 11-16.

For more information about applying for help or volunteering, contact Deedra Durocher, Habitat for Humanity, at 252-633-9599 or Landa Gaskins, City of New Bern Development Services, at 252-639-7586.
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