As the leading provider of access to highly specialized reconstructive and plastic surgery for disadvantaged children, Fresh Start Surgical Gifts is a charitable organization that provides surgery and ongoing care for children from across the United States and around the globe with physical and cosmetic deformities.
Every day we transform the lives of disadvantaged infants, children and teens with physical & cosmetic deformities caused by birth defects, accidents, disease or abuse through the gift of reconstructive and plastic surgery, all at no cost to the patient or family.
Our commitment to each and every Fresh Start patient is to achieve the best possible outcome for each child no matter how long it takes. On average, 400 patients receive Fresh Start’s medical services each year, with over 450 Volunteers dedicating their time and medical expertise to help Fresh Start run its medical programs annually at the Fresh Start Clinic in San Diego and Chicago. Since 1991, Fresh Start has provided over $42 Million worth of free medical services transforming the lives of over 7,900 children.
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts Transforming lives since 1991