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June 1, 2020

Dear FareStart Community,

The tragic murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery – along with the many other African Americans who have lost their lives due to police action – have laid bare the gaping wounds of racial injustice that have existed in our community and our country for generations. Our fellow citizens are hurting and the Black community is shouldering the pain and grief of hundreds of years of systemic racism and racialized violence.

Like the rest of

April 30, 2020

Do you have a Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?  If so, you are one of a very important group of people who can do something of vital importance for our nation in the COVID-19 crisis.  The contributions to your DAF account are in place and waiting to be used as a life ring to non-profits and those they serve who are hardest hit by the pandemic.

April 24, 2020

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Across the country, members of FareStart’s Catalyst Kitchens network are nimbly adapting to the quickly evolving challenges that COVID-19 has presented to their communities.

Catalyst Kitchens (CK), FareStart’s national membership and consulting

April 17, 2020

The day COVID-19 forced a pause in our job training programs, FareStart made a promise to continue supporting our students during this unprecedented crisis. And we have and we will — for as long as it takes, because we are committed as ever to investing in people and building community to transform

April 9, 2020

Day by day, FareStart is making steady progress as we work to scale up our kitchens to produce up to 15,000 emergency meals per day — 600% more than our usual volume. All of our kitchens are buzzing with activity, as staff nimbly adapt to changes in protocols to protect everyone’s health and safety while providing nutritious

March 26, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted everyone. We have compiled these resources in an effort to help you navigate. They are

March 20, 2020

FareStart is incredibly grateful for everyone’s support during the COVID-19 crisis. It’s humbling and inspiring to see everyone rally together to help each other and our neighbors in need.

We want to continue to keep our community informed about how we’re responding to COVID-19 as we work to make sure our most

March 16, 2020

Today bringing our community together and caring for each other is urgent, and we need you, our supporters, more than ever before.

At FareStart we are rallying together to keep our most vulnerable neighbors safe, healthy and fed in this time of

March 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted.

Many of those at risk are the people we serve every day, so we wanted to share with you how we have been responding with the information below.

Even in the midst of this crisis, FareStart is doing what it has done for nearly 30 years – feeding communities in need while providing job training opportunities.

In fact, we’re gearing up to serve more meals than ever before.

March 5, 2020

The health and safety of our students, staff, clients, volunteers and supporters are FareStart’s top priority. As the COVID-19 situation escalates in our community, we wanted to share what FareStart is doing to help ensure its programs and social enterprise businesses continue to run smoothly – and safely. We are taking the following