Fresh Start

Effective February 6, 2019 Change Fresh Start Hours to the following:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9am-5pm

Wednesday: Closed – Senior Boxes ONLY

Thursday: 9am-5pm

Friday: Closed

*Yellow cards applications accepted during open hours


Fresh Start welcomes you to a community food pantry stocked with fresh, nutritious foods. Fresh Start is located on Second Harvest’s campus, a location that allows us to serve those that might otherwise not have access to healthy food options.

How do I qualify to shop at Fresh Start?
To shop at Fresh Start, you must first obtain a 'Food Pantry Card' from Second Harvest.

What will you need to get food assistance?
The cards are valid for one (1) year. To receive a food pantry card (or reapply), please provide:

-Photo identification

-Proof of residency

-Social Security cards & birth dates for all household members

Can I volunteer at Fresh Start?
Yes! Visit our volunteer page to make sure you qualify first, then call Second Harvest to schedule a time to help. We need volunteers to stock shelves, sort donations and assist members as they shop.

Need a Yellow Card?
We can help. Sign-ups for Buchanan County Pantry Cards (Yellow Cards) will be on: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Fresh Start Is Open for Your Convenience at these Hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday: Closed