Fresh Cares
Proud to be Hetrick-Martin Institute for LGBTQ+ Youth

Fresh x Hetrick-Martin Institute

Fresh and HMI believe all young people—regardless of sexual orientation, gender expression, or gender identity—deserve to have a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.

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As part of our ongoing partnership, we are supporting LGBTQ+ youth by:

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Provide Funding

to HMI's 2020 Arts & Culture programming, which empowers youth to express their artistic talent through multidisciplinary mediums

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Donating 1,000+ Fresh Products

to HMI’s pantry that provides everyday essentials like personal cleansing care to all members

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Hosting Virtual Events

to foster a sense of community between HMI’s youth and the fresh team, especially during isolating times

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Offering Career Mentorship

to HMI's youth from fresh employees on the jobs and career paths they could pursue in the beauty industry

About HMI

Based in New York, the city we call home, HMI provides community, basic needs, health, education, and career services to over 2,000 LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 13 and 24 (95% of whom identify as BIPOC) each year.

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“At fresh, we celebrate our differences. Our individual gender identities, sexual orientations, and races are what makes us special, beautiful, and ultimately fresh. We cherish a world where beauty is for everybody.”

– Lev & Alina, fresh founders