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First Annual Mardi Gras Ball benefiting Fresh Start for Children and Families

February 8, 2020 | Emerald Coast Convention Center


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We are excited to invite you to partner with Fresh Start for Children and Families as a sponsor of our 1st Mardi Gras Ball. The Ball will continue our annual signature event series and be will be held on February 8th, 2020 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center.

By partnering with us you are helping local children and families overcome homelessness and achieve self‐sufficiency. You are equipping single parents in attaining education, livable wages, and adequate housing. You are changing the trajectory of children’s lives by interrupting the cycles of generational poverty. You are making a difference in our community!

Emerald Ladies Journal

"Most recently, I've volunteered to to be the Logistics Chair for White Wilson Foundation's Little Black Dress Gala and also began planning for the Fresh Start for Children and Families upcoming 2020 Mardi Gras Ball." - Tammy Magee

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We are in need of friendly people who want to spend a few hours per week volunteering at our beautiful and busy Thrift Store.

We have lots of great folks, but because we are SO blessed with donations and shoppers we need MORE friendly people! More cashiers, more donation sorters, delivery drivers, etc. If you have time, energy, and a smile we can use you!



A Big Thank You!
To Cox Communications for their $5,000 donation!

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

Support Children & Families

Since its inception ten years ago, Destin Commons has donated over $1 million dollars to surrounding area charities through the Coins for a Cause program and will continue to support local community organizations through your generous giving ~ Makes cents, doesn't it?
Our Mission is to share love and compassion through a comprehensive educational, vocational, and economic housing program to help homeless families achieve self-sufficiency.

Fresh Start family featured in United Way's annual campaign video

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