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Team of veterans helps Paint the Town for fellow Boise veteran

Over 700 volunteers spent hours over the weekend painting the homes of veterans and disabled residents across the Treasure Valley.

BOISE, Idaho — Entering its 37th year, Paint the Town continues to help paint the homes of people who can not physically paint their homes or can not due to financial reasons across the Treasure Valley. 

Veteran Jim Barnes and his roommate, who is also a veteran, got their home painted on Saturday by a team of volunteers, made up by fellow veterans.

"I didn't expect them to have so many people show up, and I certainly didn't expect them to do the yard work they have done, it's really wonderful what they are doing," Barnes said. "I'm really grateful, really grateful, I'm 73, it's hard for me to get up and do anything anymore, and I'm really really grateful."

Over the years, more than 89,000 people from the Treasure Valley have pitched in the community effort to paint homes for those in need.

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