Fresh Start's mission is:
To empower women experiencing homelessness to change their lives by recognizing and using their strengths to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency.
Our core values include:
Respect for each affiliated individual and for the organization itself
Accountability to the residents, the public, and those who support Fresh Start and residents' accountability to their goals
Individuality of all people affiliated with the organization is embraced
Stability of the organization and for our clients’ living situations
Our vision statement is:
Fresh Start is a proactive agency focused on eradicating homelessness for women through quality services and expanded partnerships.
YOU make a difference!
We are accept small amounts of women's clothing and accessories, and small home decor items. We also accept donations of needed items such as household cleaning supplies (disinfectant, hand sanitizer, laundry soap dish soap), personal hygiene supplies (currently low on lotion, body wash, Mane & Tail, Blue Magic), bus passes, and gas cards. We also accept food items like coffee and canned goods.
Shop to Stop Homelessness
It's easy to support Fresh Start , through your regular shopping! There are many companies that will make a donation based on your sale, at no cost to you! When shopping online, start at Amazon Smile, select Fresh Start, and Amazon will make a donation based on your purchases.
News & Events
The spooky season is coming to an end before we know it, but that doesn’t mean we’re over October. Scary doesn’t always have to be bad. Instead, use these final weeks as a reminder to do some scary-good deeds and give back to your community.
In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.
It’s hard to believe that another month has come and gone. As we enter October and inch closer to the holiday season, year-end giving and volunteering also ramps up.