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Our volunteers are vital to Start Fresh and they make it possible to continue assisting refugee families here in Connecticut. 

When it is safe to hold face-to-face events, in-person volunteer meetings will be held at ST. James Church, 76 Federal St, New London, CT. 

Current Volunteer Needs

(Email Sue Rummel for more info/sign-up)


Clothing - Clothes shopping, thrift stores, clothing donations


Administration - Complete paperwork to submit to IRIS


Social Services - Help family apply for benefits


Legal Team - Help clients with their legal status


Fundraising - Organize fundraising efforts, partner with other organizations


Grant Writing - Identify & apply for grants

Sign Up to Volunteer!

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