Life Requires Resilience.

Fresh Start provides people the opportunity to rebuild themselves, their lives, and in turn build high quality furniture and more for our customers.

Rebuilding Lives

Building Furniture

Products crafted from

The Fresh Start Shop

Crafted with skill and high quality materials.


All products are crafted by

our team of highly skilled workers.


We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving and located in Hartford, Connecticut.


Fresh Start exists to provide people in need a hand up. We provide the tools to rebuild lives and communities.


Meeting the needs of the job. We travel on-site, deliver and work with our customers based on their needs. 

Building the Future

Fresh Start continues to excel thanks

to our generous donor base. Your contributions have a direct and specific impact on our daily operations. With your help, we will continue to build into the future giving our workers and others like them a Fresh Start. 

New Featured Products

Two new products that hold a significant history. The Fresh Start Shop revitalized these two pieces to bring new life and purpose. Click more to read their history and to purchase.

Refectory Table (tresle type) 

Upscaled and restored workbench