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400 volunteers begin to 'Paint the Town' for veterans and disabled Treasure Valley residents

Paint the Town is one of the longest-running volunteer events in Idaho. Since it was founded, more than 89,000 local volunteers have participated.

BOISE, Idaho — On Saturday morning, 400 volunteers from across the Treasure Valley community started working to paint 42 homes for veterans and disabled residents that otherwise couldn't do it themselves.

Paint the Town is an annual event that has been happening in Boise for the past 35 years and was kicked off on Saturday.

The people that had their homes painted, like Bob and Paula Otde, weren't able to do the labor themselves because of either physical or financial restraints.

The couple says their home hasn't been painted in over 30 years and really appreciate all of the volunteers that came out and helped them.

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"I think it's wonderful, some of the stuff I can't do myself, so it is an awesome help to us, it really is," Bob Otde said.

Paula Otde said, "I want to say thank you so much, I am so tickled and excited about this, just thank you."

Paint the Town is one of the longest-running volunteer events in Idaho. Since it was founded, more than 89,000 local volunteers have participated.

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