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Anniversary Luncheon Inspires, Celebrates Milestone

  • December 16, 2016
  • Pauline Brittingham

“It doesn’t matter where you’ve been or what you’ve been through – You can always have a fresh start.” – Allison... Continue Reading

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Delia’s Story

  • August 1, 2016
  • Pauline Brittingham

By Mary Maloney, Founder and Past President I remember vividly our first Fresh Start scholarship recipient, Delia. We had only a... Continue Reading

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Why Investing in Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation is Smart Business.

  • March 31, 2016
  • scholarshipadmin

By Aprile Parella, Fresh Start Board member There is one thing the public and private sectors can agree on. Education works... Continue Reading

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Different Roads, Same Destination—Graduation!

  • August 28, 2015
  • scholarshipadmin

by Ann DiStefano At the last board meeting for the Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, I found myself wondering how such a... Continue Reading

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Why I Believe in Fresh Starts

  • June 4, 2015
  • scholarshipadmin

by Dana Dobson At my daughter’s graduation ceremony at Temple University two years ago, I wept, smiled, nudged my sister, giggled,... Continue Reading

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Vickie Follows Her Passion, Encourages Others to do the Same

  • April 25, 2015
  • scholarshipadmin

Eight years ago, Fresh Start scholar Vickie Farrell was a hard working, determined young woman who knew she needed a good education... Continue Reading

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Education for Women Creates Ripples of Positive Change

  • February 10, 2015
  • scholarshipadmin

Like the ever-expanding ripples created when one small pebble is dropped into a pond, Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (FSSF) has... Continue Reading

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Changing Lives, One Degree at a Time

  • October 13, 2014
  • scholarshipadmin

So many exciting things are happening at the Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, including the creation of our new blog. Welcome to... Continue Reading

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Fresh Start on Comcast Newsmakers II

  • October 6, 2014
  • scholarshipadmin

In a recent interview with Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers, Bonita Penn, Fresh Start Board Member and scholarship recipient, talks about college... Continue Reading

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Fresh Start on Comcast Newsmakers

  • May 30, 2014
  • scholarshipadmin

In a recent interview with Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers, Mary Maloney, founder and past president of Fresh Start, gave a... Continue Reading