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 Launches New Domestic Violence Programs. Read more.

Fresh Start Continues Fiscal Health Through $1.9M Endowment. Read more.

Fresh Start Announces Collaboration with ReAwaken. Read more.

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

Mark Your Calendar

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

October Calendar of Services
(English) (Espanol)

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.

  • 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.