homes for Zions Bank's annual Paint-a-Thon
COUNTY — Zions Bank is in- viting the public to nominate qualified homes in their neighborhoods that can be spruced up with a fresh coat of exterior paint during the annual Paint-a-Thon ser- vice project in June.
Paint-a-Thon benefits low-income el- derly, disabled, and veteran residents in Idaho and Utah. Although Zions Bank re- ceives referrals by city and state housing agencies, aging services, community or- ganizations and local churches, it is also inviting the public to nominate qualified homeowners.
To be eligible for consideration, home- owners must meet federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines, detailed on Zions Bank’s website at, zionsbank.com/ community — which includes the link to the nomination form. Home nominations are due by April 15. For additional infor- mation, email Zion[email protected] bank.com.
In addition to painting, Zions employ- ees will provide yard clean-up, pruning, mowing, planting and minor repairs as needed by homeowners. The cost for all supplies is contributed by Zions Bank.
“We know senior citizens cherish the opportunity to remain in their homes as long as possible, so this is our way of helping them accomplish that goal,” said Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson. “Every year, Zions Bank em- ployees look forward to Paint-a-Thon and helping our neighbors spruce up their homes and yards when they can no longer do the job themselves.”
Launched in 1991, Zions Bank’s Paint- a-Thon began as a volunteer project for a dozen homes along Utah’s Wasatch Front. Over the past 27 years, Zions Bank em- ployees have put aside summer pastimes for a week each year — volunteering in the evenings after work and on Saturday — to paint nearly 1,100 homes through- out Idaho and Utah.
family participates in the Zions Bank Paint-a-thon.