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Starting Over for Success Fund

Starting Over for Success (S.O.S) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization established in 2008 to provide services to the ex-offender population in Barry and adjoining counties in the State of Michigan. SOS assists this population in rebuilding their lives through relevant job training, gainful employment, transportation and access to community resources.

Mission: “Rebuilding people and communities – one individual at a time. “

The mission of Starting over for Success is to provide employment opportunities and to develop vocational skills and training for ex-offenders in Barry and adjoining counties in Michigan. To this end, the Organization will assist in providing housing and transportation needs for the people it serves. It is hoped that the re-employment of ex-offenders will enhance public safety and the quality of community life.

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Barry Community Foundation
231 S. Broadway St.
Hastings, MI 49058

Please make check payable to Barry Community Foundation and include the name of the fund to which you are donating in the check’s memo line.