Kansas City Local PPG Employees Volunteer to Revitalize State Street Project in Wyandotte County


Local PPG Employees Volunteer to Revitalize State Street Project in Wyandotte County

More than 30 PPG employees and paint contractors will be on-site to revitalize State Street Project, a youth empowerment center in Wyandotte County, through the completion of painting projects as part of the PPG COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ program. (Formerly the Kansas City Kansas Gymnasium)

The PPG Foundation will also present a significant donation on behalf of its architectural coatings business to the State Street Project to fund a 10-week summer science, technology, engineering and math program for up to 100 inner-city students.

Notable Kansas City community members will be in attendance.

PPG Colorful Communities supports projects that transform community assets using donated PPG products, with the goal of enhancing, protecting and beautifying the neighborhoods where the company operates around the world. The company has committed $10 million over 10 years to its Colorful Communities program.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tour the Facility: 11:30 – Noon.

Brief Ceremony begins promptly at Noon

Location:  State Street Project (the former Kansas City Kansas Gymnasium) 1017 N 9th St . Kansas City, KS 66101


PPG employee volunteers painting the State Street Project
The PPG Foundation’s check presentation to State Street Project to fund science programming for the youth
Youth of State Street Project learning about the science of sports with Jaime Bluma and representatives of the Eric Berry Foundation


PPG employs approximately 180 people in the Kansas City region. PPG operates eight PPG Paints stores and sells products at the local independent dealers, Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Menard’s and Walmart stores. For more information on the PPG Paints brand, visit www.ppgpaints.com, or to locate your closest PPG Paints store, visit www.ppgpaints.com/store-locator.