F.R.E.S.H. Collective is a non-profit organization that provides free after-school programming. We offer quality programs that develop academic and social skills in a safe, caring, and structured environment.
F.R.E.S.H. Collective’s mission is to inspire youth from economically disadvantaged communities to embrace the highest standards of academic and personal excellence—instilling in each child a desire to learn, to serve, and to accept challenges.
F.R.E.S.H. Collective is committed to helping children and their families obtain real and lasting success. We challenge them to dream, hope, and believe they can reach their full potential and accomplish their goals.
With the help of our tireless staff, we organize fundraisers, community-building events, and in-depth educational sessions for our students. Click the button below to learn about our available programs.
We organize educational programs that are offered to students in grades 1-12 living in economically disadvantaged communities.
Our goal is to promote active partnerships involving youth, parents, and community, in order to create opportunities that will break the cycle of poverty and enable children to develop into healthy, productive, vision-driven adults.
F.R.E.S.H. challenges them to dream, hope, and believe they can reach their full potential and accomplish their goals with determination, tenacity, fortitude, and hard work--no matter what the circumstance.
We hope to increase and sustain youth engagement by providing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning opportunities and prepare economically disadvantaged children for tomorrow’s STEM workforce.
Children are engaged in group sports and physical fitness exercises to promote good health and lessen childhood obesity. In addition, participants learn the importance of good sportsmanship, teamwork, and fair play.
The Reading Enrichment program gives children the opportunity to participate in exciting reading enrichment activities that help instill a love of reading, improve reading fluency and comprehension skills.
F.R.E.S.H. members, parents, and staff participate in service learning projects and events that link character education, organization, planning, leadership skills and teamwork with community needs and service. F.R.E.S.H.'s community service class gives students an opportunity to plan, implement, and participate in various community service projects throughout the year.
F.R.E.S.H.'s music and art programs give students an opportunity to receive professional dance, dramatic arts, and visual art instruction in order to develop an appreciation for the arts, help with concentration, increase self-confidence, and pride.
Students involved in Smart Choices are engaged in activities, rap sessions and workshops that promote good character. Students are encouraged to make healthy life choices as it relates to emotional and physical health, education, personal responsibility, ethics, and more.