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Annual Report

Each year Fresh Start produces an Annual Report for the community, available in April for the previous calendar year. These reports provide an overview of revenue, expenses, statistics and program information. Please contact Fresh Start if you have any questions about the report or if you would like additional information.

Fresh Start in the News

Program Coordinator Meg Damme honored by The Bloc as one of the 50 over 50. Article
September 2021 

Fresh Start Interview on KZUM April 2021

Meg Damme Interviewed for Lincoln Journal Star
March 2020

Lincoln Homeless Coalition presents awards
Meg Damme receives certificate of appreciation
Lincoln Journal Star
November 9, 2018

Kindness Meter Articles: October 2018
Lincoln Journal Star: Lincoln shelter debuts Kindness Meter
US World and News Report: Nonprofit Fashions Kindness Matters Meter
ABC Channel 8 KLKN

Royal Neighbors announces 2018 Nation of Neighbors Recipients, including Monica Zinke
Royal Neighbors website

Lincoln Journal Star article about Royal Neighbors Award
Lincoln Journal Star
September 2018

Monica Zinke of Fresh Start Named 2017 Nonprofit Executive of the Year
Lincoln Journal Star
February 17, 2018

The Daisy Turns 10
Neighborhood Extra
August 12, 2017

Thrift store celebrates 10 years of business and giving back
10/11 News
July 29, 2017

MyPillow gives away 500 pillows
July 14, 2017

Fresh Start: 25 years of helping homeless women achieve self-sufficiency
Lincoln Journal-Star
August 30, 2016

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