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Providing a fresh start

to those touched

by homelessness

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"My experience with AFS was humbling and amazing. I had been homeless for a couple of years and living in a shelter. I had nothing when I found an apartment. A Fresh Start got me started feeling at home in my home. Forever grateful!" -AFS Client

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We help those emerging from homelessness to furnish their new homes

Local service organizations and government agencies who help people experiencing housing insecurity refers clients to AFS. We then work directly with the clients to determine their needs and coordinate getting items to them. We provide as many household items and furniture as possible so they have all they need to create a home that allows them to truly have a fresh start. 


Change lives. Make a difference. 



We welcome:

  • new and lightly used household items

  • New pajamas, socks, underwear, slippers and hygiene items

  • Financial donations, which will be used when we need to buy items and for our overhead needs such as storage and moving needs.



We welcome your involvement whether that is on one occasion or many. Our community of volunteers are a fun, inclusive group of people who share a commitment to serving our clients with kindness and respect.

Do you want to help?


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Our success as a resource to members of our community experiencing financial challenges and homelessness is only possible with the support of people and organizations who share our passion.

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