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

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

Joe Torre, MLB's Chief Baseball Officer and Chairman of Safe at Home, Named Gala's Honorary Chair. Read more.

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

Upcoming Events

March 10
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Inspired Leadership Series with Phoenix Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner

April 2, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Transition to Thrive Luncheon with Kim Kiyosaki

Program Calendars

Spring 2015:
Program Catalog
Catálogo de Programas

March Calendar of Services

Support Fresh Start

  • Volunteer

    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 prices. Visit their website for more information.

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

Foundation Sponsors