fresh x Hetrick-Martin Institute

fresh x Hetrick-Martin Institute

Proud to be Hetrick-Martin Institute for LGBTQ+ Youthth

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:

Providing Funding

to cover the cost of a full-time

counselor on HMI's staff, who will

provide long-term, crisis, and group

therapy to its members

Offering Professional Expertise

from fresh leaders to HMI's staff


Donating 1,000+ Fresh Products

to HMI’s pantry that provides

everyday essentials like personal

cleansing care to all members

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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