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Project Fresh Start 2016

Project Fresh Start provides free school supplies to students in Portage County (WISCONSIN) who qualify for free and reduced lunch through their school district.  Students registered for Project Fresh Start will also be able to receive free clothing through Project Fresh Clothes, a partner program coordinated by St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

SAVE THE DATE: Collection begins June 1, 2016. School supplies and clothing will be distributed on Saturday, August 13, 2016!

Pre-registration is now closed. If you have not yet registered please come to Ben Franklin Jr. High School at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 13th to register on-site. 

For Eligible Families:

For Collection Partners (Businesses & Organizations):


For Volunteers:

Many volunteer opportunities available.

  • Supply Drop Off: Tues. & Wed. Aug. 9-10
  • Set-up & Packing: Thurs. & Fri. Aug.11-12
  • Distribution & Day of Event: Sat. Aug. 13
  • Project Fresh Start at Almond-Bancroft Schools: Tues. Aug. 23
  • Project Fresh Clothes: Tuesday Nights, Fri. & Sat. Aug. 12-13

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More information:

2016 Overview - Fact Sheet