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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:

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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

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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