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 23,000 visitors annually.

In the News

Fresh Start honored with gold rating by GuideStar. Read more.

Fresh Start receives $40,000 grant from Season for Sharing. Read more.

ABC 15's Sonoran Living interviews Susan Berman and Saks Fifth Avenue. Watch it here.

Kim McWaters Named Fresh Start's Founders' Award Recipient. Read more.

Upcoming Events

June 13
Starting Fresh back to School Resource Fair

June 19
Leadership Series with Rebekah Morales

June 25, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Transition to Thrive Luncheon with Constance St. Germain

Nov. 6
Fresh Start Charity Golf Classic presented by Valley Toyota Dealers

Support Fresh Start

  • Volunteer

    Make a difference in your community and in the life of a woman. Learn more and apply.

  • Fresh Start Treasures

    Revenue from Treasures supports programs and services at Fresh Start. Visit and shop today!

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

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