Global Paint for Charity, Inc. (GPC) is a 501(c) (3) public charity in Atlanta, GA, that is striving to paint a colorful environment for underserved communities everywhere. GPC was founded by Rony Delgarde who grew up in Haiti and knows what life can be like without color all around.
Mr. Delgarde now collects unused paint from residences and businesses, recycles it and provides it
to schools, hospitals, orphanages, churches, and community centers. This generous cause also protects
the environment from the improper disposal of paint.
For the world's poor, home isn't just where the heart is. It's an incubator for bacterial objects, diseases, bad germs, molds, and dirt walls. The United Nations Human Settlements Program estimates that more than 1.6 billion rural residents live in overcrowded housing with dirt walls and lack of sanitation cares, putting those who cannot afford paint at the greatest risk of life-threatening and infectious diseases. Every year, we lost 2 million children globally due to bacterial objects found on dirt walls.
Chances are, you're one of over 200 million homeowners in the U.S. with 3 to 5 gallons of leftover paint stored in your basement and garage. Sadly, 10% of that paint combined with more than 1 billion gallons sold for commercial use of which 15% ends up into the landfills, where for each gallon seeps into the earth has the ability to pollute up to 250,000 gallons of drinking water.
Global Paint for Charity is your way to change lives, and protect the environment. We recover the leftover and unwanted paint from homeowners and paint industries. Then we consolidate it, package it and work with distribution partners and NGOs to ship and distribute gallons of paint to vulnerable populations worldwide.
It is the commitment and generous support of individuals like you that makes it all possible. Your donations really do make a difference! Please help us change even more lives!
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"You can help beautify homes for 1.6 billion residents by making a donation to Global Paint for Charity or encourage Home Depot, Lowe's, Sherwin Williams and ACE Hardware Stores you visit to donate their unwanted paint to Global Paint for Charity, or volunteer to host a paint donation drive in your community. Rony's story is fascinating, and we all can help paint the world."
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