Halloween at reStart!


Even children whose families are facing the challenges of homelessness deserve to go trick-or-treating and enjoy the fun of Halloween! Thanks to everyone who volunteered at our Trunk or Treat event and who donated costumes and candy to make our kids’ Halloween a great time!


Here’s Who We Helped in 2018

2,505 people came to us for help last year, including:

  •      1,917 single adults and 154 families (which included 588 individuals)

  •      459 of those individuals were age 17 and younger

  •      237 were veterans

  •      231 were unaccompanied youth

201,956 bed nights of shelter provided

400,770 meals served

568 individuals were placed in permanent housing


Please note that if you are dropping off in-kind donations at reStart, we are only able to accept drop-off donations on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please see our “Contributions” page for new guidelines on what in-kind items are accepted.


Did You Know…

* You can now donate the items most needed by reStart residents when they move into permanent housing (sheets and towels, dishes and cookware, cribs, vacuums and much more) by using our Amazon Wish List!

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