Fresh Start Women's Foundation is dedicated to supporting women who want to thrive. For more than 20 years, Fresh Start has connected and changed women's lives through free and low cost services. The Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women's Resource Center in Phoenix, the first comprehensive women's self-help facility in the nation, opened its doors in 2002 and serves more than 25,000 visitors annually.

In the News

Fresh Start Announces Collaboration with ReAwaken. Read more.

Fresh Start Earns Coveted Charity Navigator Four-Star Rating. Read more.

East Valley location has moved. More info.

Mark Your Calendar

September 26
Leadership Series with Dr. Breanne Fahs. Learn more.

September 27
Dance-a-thon, Boondocks Patio & Grill. Learn more.

October 9
Transition to Thrive Luncheon. Register and learn more.

November 7
20th Annual Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers. Register and learn more.

February 21, 2015
19th Annual Fresh Start Fashion Gala. Save the Date.

Program Calendars

Fall 2014:
Program Catalog 
Catálogo de Programas

September Calendar of Services

Support Fresh Start

  • Volunteer

    More than 200 people volunteer with Fresh Start.  Give back through a rewarding experience, and become one of them.  Learn more about opportunities and apply online.

  • Fresh Start Treasures

    Stop by Fresh Start's resale boutique on 40th St. & Thomas in Phoenix for the finest fashions at affordable price. Visit their website for more information.

  • New Events for 2014

    Visit our Upcoming Events to learn more about events, including our Transition to Thrive Luncheons and Inspired Leadership Series.

Foundation Sponsors

Website generously sponsored by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, committed to investing in sustainable programming that increases education and opportunities for women.