We Need Your Help for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner, and reStart is gearing up! Here are some ways you can help create brighter holidays for the families and individuals living at reStart during this holiday season:


Donations needed: Costumes for children and youth in all sizes, face paint, hats, wigs and miscellaneous accessories
Volunteers needed: Help with a Halloween party and Trunk or Treat on Halloween night


Donations needed: Holiday Meal Kits (turkey or chicken, potatoes, gravy, a vegetable, rolls and dessert)
Volunteers needed: Help assemble meal kits or serve food in our dining room on Thanksgiving Day

Winter Holiday

Donations needed: Holiday Meal Kits and gift items for children, youth and adults (for our holiday store) — or adopt a reStart family or individual for holiday gifts
Volunteers needed: Sort and organize donations, help at our Holiday Store, or serve a meal.

Watch for additional details coming soon!

reStart Kids Go Back To School

Thanks to our donors, reStart provided school supplies, backpacks and school uniforms to 81 children and teens who are living at reStart or in our permanent housing homes. All the kids have started school and are off to a great start!

reStart is included in a new directory listing all emergency shelters in the U.S. and the services they provide, produced by the Tuck Sleep Foundation. This valuable new resource is available at https://www.tuck.com/sleeping-homeless/

2016 Statistics

20,000service contacts provided

175,000meals served

164,195nights of shelter provided

334youth served in Permanent Housing

153families placed in permanent housing

552singled adults placed in permanent housing

122veterans placed in permanent housing

Did You Know…

reStart has received the highest Charity Navigator rating for nonprofit organizations — four stars!