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Colorful Communities - Asia Pacific

Through color, employee volunteers and a PPG commitment of $10 million, we’re transforming our neighborhoods around the world. See what a difference color can make.

PPG COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ projects represent an opportunity to transform a community space or building to make it brighter and more colorful by leveraging a financial investment, PPG products and the energy and enthusiasm of our employee volunteers. Around the world we seek to bring new life and vitality to our communities. Together with our community partners and employee volunteers, we will create bright murals for libraries, re-paint dull hospital corridors with uplifting colors, give local classrooms a makeover that brings joy to students, replace graffiti on community buildings with a fresh coat of paint, and more!


COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project completed in Australia

PPG's eighth Colorful Communities™ project has been completed at the site of the soon-to-be-opened Monash Children’s Hospital in Clayton, Victoria, Australia, expanding on the existing relationship of the local PPG plant with the Monash Health Foundation. This is the first effort in Australia for PPG’s new charitable-giving initiative, marking the fourth continent it has touched.

Over two days, 30 PPG employee volunteers from the company’s Clayton coatings plant worked with a group of 100 enthusiastic students from 16 local primary schools to paint murals on the wood fencing, or hoarding, surrounding the hospital construction site. PPG donated more than 26 gallons of TAUBMANS™ SUNPROOF™ paint, as well as brushes, rollers, sun hats and T-shirts to complete the work.

PPG extends Colorful Communities™ program to China

PPG employee volunteers are helping to make the new TEDA Culture and Art Center a bright and welcoming destination for residents and visitors.

Located in Tianjin, China, the center provides arts education for children and will serve approximately 1,000 children every month. PPG provided all interior paint for the center including the lobby, corridors and classrooms.

Nearly 70 volunteers from PPG’s Tianjin plant came together to paint a special room designated as a "Colorful Classroom" and also partnered with the children on a drawing contest to celebrate the new colorful center. A grant of $24,000 was provided to the TEDA Culture and Art Center to support this Colorful Communities project.


Colorful Communities is a trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. Sunproof and Taubmans are trademarks and registered trademarks of PPG Industries Australia Pty. Ltd.)