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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to Assist Indy Neighbors with Graffiti Abatement

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) will hold a graffiti abatement supply distribution this Friday to assist Indy residents affected by vandalism. Through the Graffiti-Free Indy program, KIB will provide free resources to neighbors and residents in a citywide effort to combat vandalism, with the help of Lowe’s Home Improvement and Valspar. Residents must first register online, though KIB’s Graffiti-Free Indy program: www.kibi.org/graffiti-free-indy to receive supplies at Friday’s distribution.

WHEN:                                   Friday, May 2nd | 11 am – 1 pm

WHERE:                               Lowe’s Home Improvement 8801 East 25th Street (I-70 and Post Rd).

SPOKESPEOPLE:              KIB representatives, Staff from Lowe’s Home Improvement and Valspar, and
Indy residents affected by vandalism

VISUALS:                             Keep Indianapolis Beautiful distributing paint supplies and abatement tools to Indy residents who have registered for the Graffiti-Free Indy program.

BACKGROUND:                 The City of Indianapolis recently passed an ordinance aimed at deterring graffiti vandalism. As part of the ordinance an abatement program has been created through KIB’s Adopt-A-Block program; Graffiti-Free Indy. This program provides free resources and supplies, courtesy of Lowe’s Home Improvement and Valspar, to neighbors and residents that have been affect by vandalism.

Residents wishing to receive supplies from KIB need to first register online, though KIB’s Graffiti-Free Indy program: www.kibi.org/graffiti-free-indy. Sponsors of this program include Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP), Lowe’s Home Improvement, and Valspar.

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. In 2013, KIB worked with more than 30,000 volunteers on over 500 community projects. To learn more, visit www.kibi.org, or follow us on Twitter @kibiorg and like us on Facebook @kibiorg.

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