ReFresh/ReSource

Program Overview

ReFresh is a nonprofit resale store in the St. Louis, Missouri area that offers fashionable clothing for people of all (adult) sizes and ages. The store’s primary goal is to raise funds for children in foster care, ensuring they have access to all the essentials they need. ReFresh is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition.

The store’s inventory includes a vast selection of gently used designer clothing, shoes, and accessories at affordable prices. ReFresh offers an inclusive shopping experience for all customers, regardless of their body size, gender identity, or age. By shopping at ReFresh, customers can feel good about supporting a worthy cause while looking and feeling great in their new outfits!

Other than four store co-managers, ReFresh is completely powered by volunteers. Volunteers include individuals, students, families, religious and civic groups, and local businesses.

Eligibility

ReFresh:

  • Children in foster care can qualify for up to $200 in free clothing every 6 months.
  • Foster/adoptive/guardianship families can receive a 30% discount.
  • To qualify for this program, you must bring proof of placement, such as a placement letter, court order, or the most recent maintenance check stub.

ReSource:

  • Children in foster care ages 0-12.
  • Just like ReFresh, you must bring proof of placement to qualify for up to 30 items of free clothing every 6 months.

What to Expect

ReFresh:

ReFresh offers a wide range of clothing options for foster children, with up to $200 in free clothing available every 6 months. To qualify for this program, you must bring proof of placement, such as a placement letter, court order, or the most recent maintenance check stub.  Our hours are convenient for busy families, with availability Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to call us at 314-881-0331.

ReSource:

ReSource is another excellent option for foster children, offering a selection of clothing for newborns all the way up to youth sizes 18/20. To take advantage of this program, simply make an appointment with Michelle at michellehune@foster-adopt.org or 314-806-2036. Just like ReFresh, you must bring proof of placement to qualify for up to 30 items of free clothing every 6 months.

Hours/Location

1710 S Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, MO 63144

  • Mon-Sat 10:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Sun 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Program Goals

Our mission is to create permanency in the lives of foster children by recruiting and supporting foster and adoptive families in the metro St. Louis region. We achieve this by raising funds through an inclusive resale store, providing children in foster care with the essentials they need. At the heart of our mission is our commitment to ensuring people of all ages and backgrounds have access to a welcoming shopping experience. We are dedicated to providing children in foster care with quality clothing and exceptional service, and we look forward to serving your family’s needs!

Contact

ReFresh:

Nick Kelley – Director of ReFresh
1710 South Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, MO 63144
o 314-881-0331
e nickkelley@foster-adopt.org

ReSource:

Michelle Hune – ReSource Manager
1710 South Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, MO 63144
o 314-806-2036
e michellehune@foster-adopt.org

ReFresh/ReSource Inquiry Form