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ReFresh provides clothing to youth in foster care at 90% off, and funds to support our programs.

Volunteers sort donations, tag clothing, dress mannequins in the latest fashions, assist foster families and other customers shopping in the store, and help with other tasks as needed. Volunteers work alongside other community volunteers.

*Must commit to at least 20 hours

Volunteer Levels

Red Volunteer (0-20 hours in 3 months)

Red Volunteers Receive an extra 10% off every [re]Fresh purchase.

Red Projects:

  • Select fashions – [re]Fresh receives hundreds of donated items every week. Red volunteers will decide what goes out on the floor to be sold, and which items are better off recycled.
  • Tag merchandise – Red volunteers use tagging guns to attach labels to floor-worthy merchandise.
  • Organize clothing racks – [re]Fresh makes shopping easy by keeping merchandise organized by color & size. Red volunteers coordinate fabulous displays!

Yellow Volunteer (21-50 hours)

Yellow volunteers receive an extra 25% off every [re]Fresh purchase.

Yellow Projects:

  • Price fashions – Yellow volunteers use our pricing system along with their fashion forward knowledge to price merchandise.
  • Greet customers – [re]Fresh customers feel good knowing their purchase goes to a great cause. Yellow volunteers explain that all proceeds benefit youth in foster care through the FACC.
  • Accept donations – All donations are tax deductible. Yellow volunteers have customers fill out a tax form and bring donations to a designated area.
  • Dress mannequins – Yellow volunteers dress & accessorize window mannequins with tasteful style.

Green Volunteer (51+ hours)

Green volunteers receive annual recognition sent to schools, newspapers, & online media outlets, 25% off every [re]Fresh purchase and $10 in [re]Fresh rewards after every 3 months of perfect attendance.

Green Projects:

  • Check out customers – Green volunteers are trained on our registers & to be the (smiling) face of the store.
  • Lead group tours – [re]Fresh holds a volunteer orientation the 1st Saturday of each month. With their expertise on [re]Fresh & the Coalition, Green volunteers can lead these monthly tours.
  • Direct volunteer groups – [re]Fresh is a popular place for groups & organizations to volunteer as a team. Green volunteers can coordinate projects for groups of up to 5.

I Want To

Volunteer as an Individual

Individual ReFresh volunteers must be at least 15 years or older and submit to an annual criminal background screening through the Family Care Safety Registry. The fashion-minded are especially encouraged to volunteer.





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Background Check

Because [RE]FRESH volunteers work with foster/adoptive children and families, a criminal background check showing “no findings” through the Family Care Safety Registry is required. Visit health.mo.gov to see if you are already part of the Registry. If you are not yet in the Registry, you can register online for a one-time fee of $13.25. Within a few weeks of registering, you will receive your background check in the mail. A copy of this letter is required before you begin volunteering. Letters can be emailed, mailed, or faxed to the Coalition Register for a background check here. Click the tabs from left to right to complete the application.

Release Form

A signed and dated volunteer release form is required before beginning to volunteer at ReFresh. Download the form here, and bring it with you on your first volunteer date. A parent signature is required for minors under 18 years old.

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Volunteer as a Group

Have a great time with your group while you sort through clothing donations to select fashions to sell in the store, use tagging guns to tag merchandise, put merchandise onto the floor, and/or dress mannequins.

Here are a few requirements for our group volunteers:
• Volunteer groups can have 5-10 people
• Everyone in the group should be at least 13 years old
• One adult volunteer is needed for every 4 youth volunteers
• Groups can volunteer from 11:30am-2:30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays

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Organize a Clothing Drive

Organize a clothing drive at your church, school, company, or neighborhood for ReFresh. Gently used clothing donations for all ages and for any season are always appreciated. For more information, fill out the contact form below.





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