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What is Refresh?

Refresh began as a one-day back-to-school event in August 22, 2015. We seek to connect Birdville families with the community and helpful resources for lasting transformation. 


Empowering people with resources and community connections
for lasting transformation.

Refresh 2021

In 2021, Refresh gave away...
2,235 backpacks
2,202 school supply kits
students from 
818 families

32 schools

along with...
1,788 Bibles
44,732 lbs of groceries.
Thanks to... 
501 Volunteers
as well as 
many churches, partners, 
and sponsors

from the vision of Pastor Steven Dilla in  New York City to Pastor Jay Bruner of NRH, Refresh is born out of caring hearts for the city. The first Refresh BISD took place on August 22, 2015 at the Birdville Fine Arts and Athletic Complex.

With food, fun, free backpacks and school supplies, Refresh aims to get students ready for school, families connected with the community, and people transforming the city. 

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